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Fujifilm GFX100

Making of “Mining Cabin Interior” (Fujifilm GFX100)

This image is classic still-life of a decrepit mining cabin.

Capture: Fujifilm GFX100 color capture
Conversion: converted to color, then B&W using Black and White filter layer
Post: none

I’ve been to this cabin before and always liked the vintage stuff, now becoming rare since the US Forest Service has taken it upon itself to systematically destroy (remove) similar mining history. But this cabin is on Bureau of Land Management land, hence it survives.

Every time I enter this cabin, I can imagine the miners living off canned food and enduring bitter cold and oppressive heat. Here wanted to capture the tight quarters, with the daily tedium offset by an radio tuner, that apparently still works according to notes left by visitors (you provide the battery).

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Mining Cabin Interior
f13 @ 2.5 sec electronic shutter, ISO 100; 2020-04-22 17:34:47
Fujifilm GFX100 + Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR @ 41mm equiv (50mm)
ENV: old mining cabin NE of Eureka Dunes, altitude 6500 ft / 1981 m, 65°F / 18°C
RAW: LACA corrected, distortion corrected, vignetting corrected, pull 0.1 stops, +25 Shadows, +40 Whites, +20 Clarity, +20 Texture, diffraction mitigating sharpening

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