single frame: Inside the Palmer House Hilton

Inside the Cadillac Palace Theatre

Inside the Palmer House Hilton
Olympus XA
Film Washi D
2020

Because I never take notes as I shoot rolls of film, once in a while I get an image back that I can’t place. I shot this whole roll of Film Washi D in Chicago, so it’s narrowed down that much. But I couldn’t remember whether I shot this inside the Cadillac Palace Theatre or the Palmer House Hilton. Peristent Googling turned up images that confirm this as the Palmer House.

Whichever it is, the Film Washi D did a nice job in the available light, delivering good tones in the marble. I like how the light falls off, giving this scene an air of mystery.

The fine folks at Analogue Wonderland gave me this roll of film in exchange for this mention. Film Washi films go in and out of stock at Analogue Wonderland; see their entire selection here.

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2 responses to “single frame: Inside the Palmer House Hilton”

  1. bodegabayf2 Avatar

    I like this shot. Wonder how it would look with that modern recessed lighting cropped out of the upper frame?

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      I played with that a little. I decided I liked the 3D effect I got when I left it in.

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