This Beautiful Video Will Show You How Painstaking Large Format Photography Is

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In today’s world of instant gratification and digital photography, we sometimes forget that there are some photographic processes that create beautiful results. One of those forms is large format photography–which often involves something bigger than a 4×5 inch piece of film. Photographer Lúis Plácido shared a video on Vimeo a while back of his process involving large format photography. After lugging out a huge camera and tripod, you need to then set the camera up, place a lens onto it, position your subject, focus the camera, insert the film, then shoot. But that’s not the end. There is still the whole development process that’s involved.

Check it out after the jump.

Fotografia de gran formato, 20×25 (8×10″), large format photography from Ledicia Audiovisual on Vimeo.