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Photographer Joshua Paul experimented with a 1913 Graflex 4×5 view camera by taking it to shoot Formula 1 races, and the results are spectacular to say the least, in a vintage kind of way. This 104-year-old camera is capable of shooting up to 20 exposures, thanks to a roll film adapter. To make things even harder, setting the focal plane shutter speed requires selecting both a slit width and a spring tension. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Paul was inspired to cover F1 racing with his trusty Graflex after seeing a 1969 magazine containing images of that year’s Indy 500. Noticing that the photographer had captured the event deliberately blurry and out of focus, he set about trying to recreate this technique with modern F1 as his subject,” reports Bored Panda.