Sprouting Sweet Potato


Sprouting Sweet Potato

Hasselblad, 135mm Makro-Planar, 30s f32 Tri-X. Standard print.

Photographed on Hasselblad 500 EL/M, with 135mm Makro Planar lens on bellows extension.
Exposure 30 seconds at f32 on Kodak Tri-X film processed in Pyrocat-HD for 10.5 minutes at 23°C
(Dilution 5ml A + 5ml B + 500ml distilled water)

Print made on Adox MCC110 Glossy Grade 4.5 using a De Vere 203 enlarger with Multigrade head.
Developed in D72 1+3 for 3 minutes at 20°C. Untoned.

This is a sweet potato purchased from a supermarket, suspended half-submerged in water for four weeks, after which time roots form below the water and sprouts above. Each sprout can be planted to grow on into new plants.

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One Response to Sprouting Sweet Potato

  1. Thomas Pindelski says:

    Loving the broad tonal range in these recent postings.

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