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MEDIUM FORMAT PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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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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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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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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Quote of the week – Henry Cartier-Bresson

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Henri Cartier-Bresson Photo courtesy of fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson Paris
Henri Cartier-Bresson. Photo courtesy of foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson Paris

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.”

Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Photographer’s library – Masters of Landscape Photography

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Masters of Landscape Photography

Photographer’s library – Masters of Landscape Photography

First published 2017 by Ammonite Press

This book came to me as a very nice surprise. I get it for Christmas.

Nicely presented, this book brings together work of 16 of the world’s leading landscape photographers. (more…)

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Walk on the wild side

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Exploring the landscapes in central Snowdonia

Although I’ve been to Snowdonia many times before, I have never visited landscape around Blaenau Ffestiniog. The main goal of the trip was walking around Stwlan Dam and disused slate mines. This part of Wales is known worldwide for the slate and disused mines are pretty much everywhere. 

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MEDIUM FORMAT PICTURE OF THE WEEK

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Port Mulgrave Sunrise, Yorkshire UK 2017
Port Mulgrave morning ,2017 Hasselblad 503CW f16 4s +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Fujifilm Velvia50
Port Mulgrave morning, 2017 Hasselblad 503CW f16 4s +0.9ND Lee 50mm, Fujifilm Velvia50

Fantastic sunset at Port Mulgrave in North Yorkshire

Fujifilm Velvia 50 is a slide film which I love. Colours of are truly something else. This was a great trip and picture above is one of my favourite from that morning.

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Have you ever tried to shoot Velvia 50? What was your experience?

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