Ran across this bus last winter when my brother was visiting and he was looking for an access road to an ancient water tower he wanted to photograph at an old mine location. It appears this old bus was last plated in Michigan when I was one year old (1952). Apparently it took me 65 years to find this shot. There is a vacant cabin and one more wreck on the property. The cabin has some more possibilities with windows I may also use the pinhole on the bus for a wide angle view that is a bit more mysterious looking. I have settled on Ilford HP5+ exclusively for large format work as it as so much latitude and is forgiving of over and under-exposure while still maintaining that classic film look. I guess that "film look" is what brought me back to the medium after seven years of digital experimentation. Seems I was always working hard in post processing trying to get Photoshop to make my digital shots look like film shots. I finally accepted that, sold the equipment, and returned to my mainstay in earnest. Not a single regret for trying, as my Photoshop skills went from adequate to high speed.
"Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done." John Keegan
I see this everyday with the men and women I serve at the V.A.