I drove up to Talem Bend -the base of the Mallee Highway -- yesterday with the poodles --to continue working on the low-key silo project with the Cambo 8x10 monorail. The negatives from the previous photoshoot had been damaged. Hence the re-photography. However, things didn't work out for me.
Since the light wasn't right at the silo around lunch time I decided to scoot up to Geranium to scope the silo there, as I recalled it presented difficulties in photographing because of the surrounding trees and bushes. It took me longer to return to Talem Bend than I'd allow for, so I was running out of time for the photo session.
The conditions were what I wanted: overcast, soft light, no wind. I had limited time before dusk started to fall, and it just doesn't pay to rush the process of setting up the camera when using an 8x10 monorail.