Medium Format: California California

In 2006 my wife and I moved to Southern California and its limitless photographic opportunities. These photographs were taken with 120 (6 x 6 cm) rollfilm and scanned with my Nikon Coolscan 8000ED scanner. Click on any image below for a magnified (1024 x 1024 pixel) version.


Point Vicente

Looking southward; Catalina Island in the distance. Two days after Christmas, 2006.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 40mm Zeiss Distagon HFT lens.
Fujichrome Velvia 50


Waterfall, Solstice Canyon

Solstice Canyon lies immediately inland from Malibu, near Point Dume.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 40mm Zeiss Distagon HFT lens.
Fujichrome Velvia 100F


Sacred Heart Chapel, Loyola Marymount University

Built in 1953.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 40mm Zeiss Distagon HFT lens.
Fujichrome Velvia 50


Coral Tree

Near LAX.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 80mm Rolleigon HFT lens and Rollei 2X teleconverter.
Fujichrome Velvia 50


Morro Bay at Dusk

Mid July.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 40mm Zeiss Distagon HFT lens.
Fujichrome Velvia 100


McWay Creek Falls

South of Big Sur.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 80mm Rolleigon HFT lens and Nikon Polarizer.
Fujichrome Velvia 100


Artichoke Thistle

Arroyo Sequit Trailhead, Malibu.
Rolleiflex 6002 with 80mm Rolleigon HFT lens and 9mm extension tube.
Fujichrome Velvia 100


California Tree Frog

Solstice Canyon
Rolleiflex 6002 with 80mm Rolleigon HFT lens and 9mm extension tube.
Fujichrome Velvia 100


Playa Vista

Near Marina del Rey
Rolleiflex 6003 with 30mm Arsat Fisheye.
Fujichrome Velvia 100


Fountain Tile

King Gillette Ranch, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Rolleiflex 6003 with 80mm Rolleigon HFT lens and 34mm extension tube.
Fujichrome Velvia 100


Juvenile Deer Mouse Having a Nap

Solstice Canyon
Rolleiflex 6003 with 80mm Rolleigon HFT lens and 34mm extension tube.
Fujichrome Velvia 100




All photos Copyright S. H. A. Shepherd
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