It’s like gazing at clouds, looking at the back door of Pearl Art and Craft Supply in Central Square, Cambridge. Over time, stickers collected on the door. Then, probably through a store-manager’s edict, they were removed. Pearl was a three-story art-supply store in Central Square, Cambridge. I believe Blick occupies the space now. Shot with a 4 by 5 view camera, made in the mid ’80s from a kit from Fader Photo Works. Similar kits were offered by Bender Photographic.
This shot was taken in the Boston Public Garden during World Wide Pinhole Photography Day 2006. Click for a larger version.
Below is the full photo before cropping. Film: Fujifilm Velvia 100. Click for larger version. The final image is the bottom-right square.
After sanding and finishing the wooden pieces, assembly begins. Click for a larger version.
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Here are photos from the Blackstone Valley Art Association Anything Goes Reception 2019 where this photo was showcased.
This video has Mike Zeis explain how his 4×5 film camera works –