Mucca Pazza portraits

I recently completed a personal project; a series of 30 individual portraits of the raucous, enchanting, Chicago “circus punk marching band,” Mucca Pazza. I shot the portraits in my studio on 4×5 Tri-X, using an old Deardorff 8×10 view camera with a reducing back:

Here’s one of the portraits:

And here’s the finished piece; a 20×30″ print with all portraits:

Mucca Pazza; photograph by Jim Newberry

(Photos by Jim Newberry)