Scott Holcomb's photos

Symbolic Fence

06 Oct 2012 10 18 32
This ornate copper fence is meant less to keep out intruders than to demonstrate the social class divide. It flaunts economic success and prosperity to any who pass by. This photo was taken by a Yashica FR1 SLR 35mm film camera and ML 28mm 1:2.8 lens using Kodak 135 Portra 160 film, the negative scanned by an HP Scanjet G4050 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Elderly Loco

18 Jul 2021 4 15
Pictured is the Camino-Placerville and Lake Tahoe #2, a Three Truck Shay locomotive built in 1922 by Lima. It was donated to the museum in 1955 by the Michigan-California Lumber Company. Wheel Arrangement : 3 Truck Shay Cylinders: 12” x 15” Driver Diameter: 36” Weight: 65 tons This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and a KOWA 1:4/40mm lens with a Kowa L1A ø95S filter using Fuji 160NS film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Temple Wall

10 Jul 2021 8 10 28
In the coastal hills overlooking Malibu, California, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva reign. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and KOWA 1:3.5/55mm lens with a Kowa L1A ø67 filter using Kodak Portra 160 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Wheelz

18 Jul 2021 2 3 20
From the invention of the wheel came something fitting for a loco. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and a KOWA 1:4/40mm lens with a Kowa L1A ø95S filter using Fuji 160NS film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Entertainment Benches

18 Oct 2013 7 7 29
If you need a rest before taking the next thrill ride, have a seat! This photo was taken by an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera with a Super-Multi-Coated Macro-Takumar/6X7 1:4.5/75mm lens using Fujicolor Reala 100 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

La Brea Lions

12 Jul 2021 2 1 14
Yes, lions once hunted megafauna in what is now Los Angeles. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera with a KOWA 1:3.5/55mm lens and Kowa L1A ø67 filter using Fuji 160NS film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Temple

16 Jul 2021 10 7 37
The Thien Hau Temple in Los Angeles is a beautiful structure with ornate sculpture and works of art. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera with a Kowa 1:4/40mm lens and Kowa Y48•2C(Y2) ø95S filter using Ilford FP4 Plus 125 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Grand Entrance

02 Aug 2021 1 29
Chinatown Los Angeles features ornate Chinese architecture. This photo was taken by a Minolta SRT102 film camera with a MC Rokkor-PF 1:1.7 f=50mm lens and Hoya 55mm Y(K2) filter using Adox CHS 100II 135 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitalized by Photoshop.

Batak Toba Sumatra Village

07 May 1974 10 14 41
The Christian Batak culture of Lake Toba is strikingly different from the rest of the island. Stone furniture next to the steep roofs of ornate houses are characteristic of the architectural style of these people. Their houses are raised with the lowest level used as a pen for their animals. This photo was taken by a Yashica Electro 35CC and COLOR-YASHINON DX 1:1.8 f=35mm lens using Kodak 135 daylight film, the negative scanned by an HP Scanjet G4050 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Celebrate

26 Jul 2021 3 1 29
In your New Year celebration gatherings, reach for the sky with high hopes and great expectations, but remember the lessons learned during the past year. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and a KOWA 1:4/40mm lens with a Fotasy Pro1-D Wide Band Pro MC UV(W) 95mm filter using Fuji 160NS film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Stage Coach

18 Jul 2021 1 1 25
All aboard for Old West destinations !! This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and a KOWA 1:3.5/55mm lens and a Kowa L1A ø67 filter using Kodak Portra 800 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Fortress

08 Aug 2016 12 14 64
Fort Point guarded the entry to San Francisco Bay when active. It is now a popular museum run by the National Park System. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera with a KOWA 1:3.5/55 lens and Zenza Bronica 67mm SY48•2C (Y2) filter using Kodak T-MAX 400 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Tower

15 Nov 2015 5 46
Education can elevate a society. This photo was taken by a KИEB-88C medium format film camera with a МИР - 26В 3.5/45mm lens and a Hoya SMC Y[K2] ø82 filter using Ilford Delta 400 Pro film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitalized with Photoshop.

Fine Tuning

28 Sep 2013 7 3 52
Tuning a sitar is very complicated and requires the player to sit somewhere comfortable. This photo was taken by a Zenza Bronica S2 medium format film camera with a NIKKOR-P 1:2.8 f=7.5cm lens and Kowa ø67 Y2 filter using Kodak T-MAX 400 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Entering New Terrain

03 Oct 2017 1 32
The past is behind us as we enter a new year. Let us take a course that will bring us towards a brighter future. This photo was taken by an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera and Super-Multi-Coated TAKUMAR/6X7 1:4/200mm lens with a Zenza Bronica 67mm L39•3C(UV) filter using Fuji 160NS film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Blessed Fence

10 Nov 2016 10 9 47
Blessed be the students who study within this institution, protected from harm by this fence (and prevented from playing hooky from school). This photo was taken with a Minolta Autocord Seikosha-MX (Chiyoko) TLR medium format film camera with Chiyoko Rokkor 75mm f/3.2 & 3.5 lenses and Vivitar 49mm UV filter + bayonet adapter using Kodak Portra 160 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered using Photoshop.

Front Row Benches

18 Oct 2013 5 2 42
A row of benches gives spectators a view of the beach filled with blonde California girls in bikinis (just out of the frame). This photo was taken by an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera with a Super-Multi-Coated Macro-Takumar/6X7 1:4.5/75mm lens using Fuji Reala 100 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

Social Commentary

15 Nov 2015 3 19
You can fill in the blanks about your experience during the past year . . . This photo was taken by a KИEB-88C medium format film camera with a МС BEГA-26B 2.8/120mm lens and Kowa Y2 filter using Ilford Delta 400 Pro film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitalized with Photoshop.

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