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Sonatas V-4 (adagio) The Pieces of the Past Fall Away

Old driveway first, then the place to play outdoors.
Fixing bikes, rolling newspapers, bouncing balls, eating out.
Now the alley cats find it their home,
the ivy on the walls like the fur on their backs.

11623-1 scanThis photo was taken in August of 2017 with a Minolta X-570 35 mm SLR equipped with a 35 mm f/2.8 Minolta MC W.Rokkor-HG lens on Ilford FP4+ film. The negative was enlarged optically with a Beseler 23CIIXL enlarger and a 50 mm f/2.8 Schneider Componon-S lens on Ilford Multigrade FB Classic Double Weight Fiber Base silver gelatin photo paper. Processing was done archivally using Kodak chemistry, with a final toning with Kodak Rapid Selenium Toner, treated with hypo clearing agent, and washed in an archival washer.

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