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Sauna House

Q72-2-8-1 scanThe sauna house at the base camp, on a school wilderness canoe trip in Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. You would enter in the side door; when the heat got unbearable, you would step out the back door and drop into the lake. Very cold - very refreshing. Then go back in the side! The photo was taken in June of 1972 with a Ricoh Singlex TLS 35 mm SLR equipped with a 55 mm f/1.7 Prinz Auto Rexatar lens on Kodak Tri-X Pan 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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