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A River Runs ThroughRedwoods National Park – March, 2006Linhof 679cs with Phase One P45 back and 100mm Rodenstock APO Sironar HR digital lensIn mid-March, 2006 I spent a week shooting in central and northern California. Our travels took us toRedwoods National Park, the northern reaches of coastalHighway 1,Yosemite National Park,Big Sur,Point Lobos, and numerous points in between. Other than a lot of driving, not much makes this a trip worthy of special comment other than the fact that I was shooting for the first time with a newdigital view camera system, consisting of aLinhof 679cstechnical camera, aPhase One P4539 Megapixel back, and fourRodenstockdigital lenses.

Again – taken separately none of these items merits special mention, other than possibly the P45 back, which, because it is the highest resolution digital back currently available, and only started shipping recently, will be new to many people.

Also worth mentioning was that I was shooting with three othe...

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