Quote of the week – Alfred Stieglitz

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Alfred Stieglitz, at An American Place by Ansel Adams
Alfred Stieglitz, at An American Place by Ansel Adams

“In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.”

Alfred Stieglitz

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Photographer’s Library : Magnum Landscape

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Magnum Landscape First published 1996

English Edition (c)1996 Phaidon Press Limited [Hardcover]

Magnum photo agency is an international photographic cooperative owned by its photographer-members, with offices in New York City, Paris, London, and Tokyo. Probably the most known photography agency in the world with archive including photographs depicting family life, drugs, religion, war, poverty, famine, crime, government, and celebrities. This book is a bit different, as it’s all about landscapes around us as seen by members of the Magnum.

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MEDIUM FORMAT PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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Medium format: Picture of the week

In Silvam Sciryuda study #11, Sherwood Forest UK 2017
In Silvam Sciryuda study #11, Sherwood Forest UK 2018, Hasselblad 503CW f16 1/4s no filter 80mm, Kodak TMax400
In Silvam Sciryuda study #11, Sherwood Forest UK 2018, Hasselblad 503CW f16 1/4s no filter 80mm, Kodak TMax400
 

Picture from an ongoing project called In Silvam Sciryuda.

I love this angle of view. I have realized that there are views which can be surprising when you look up. 

More about this project is here

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Checking the (Plug) holes

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Exploring one of the most famous photo locations in the Peak District

Checking the (Plug)holes

Spillways of the Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire locally known as “plugholes” ejecting a huge amount of excess water after heavy rains. This place is quite famous and has become a photographers’ paradise.There are many pictures of the “plugholes” on the net, but I wanted to photograph the plugholes myself.

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Quote of the week – Galen Rowell

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National Geographic Picture of Galen Rowell standing on the Chang Tang Plateau of Tibet
Picture of Galen Rowell standing on the Chang Tang Plateau of Tibet

I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.

Galen Rowell

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Photographer’s Library : Galen Rowell

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Photographer’s Library: Galen Rowell

I’m not entirely sure where to start with this one. This will be a multiple review, as I do own quite a few (5) of Galen Rowell’s books.

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MEDIUM FORMAT PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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Medium format: Picture of the week

Ramshaw Rocks Sunrise, Peak District UK 2017
Ramshaw Rocks Sunrise, Peak District UK 2017, Hasselblad 503CW f16 1/4s +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Kodak Ektar 100
Ramshaw Rocks Sunrise, Peak District UK 2017, Hasselblad 503CW f16 1/4s +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Kodak Ektar 100

Ramshaw Rocks Sunrise.

One of those sunrises which I will remember forever. Almost like a painting by some Dutch painter….

Kodak Ektar never stops to amaze me, It’s mine “go to ” negative film for sure.

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