Paperbark Forms, Lake Weyba.

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Maris
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Paperbark Forms, Lake Weyba.

Postby Maris » 01 Nov 2019, 12:34

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Paperbark Forms, Lake Weyba
Gelatin-silver photograph on Freestyle Private Reserve VC FB photographic paper, image size 24.6cm X 19.6cm, from a 8x10 Kodak TriX Pan Professional negative exposed in a Tachihara 810HD triple extension field view camera fitted with a Schneider Super Angulon 121mm f8 lens.

Walter Glover
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Re: Paperbark Forms, Lake Weyba.

Postby Walter Glover » 05 Nov 2019, 03:57

Such a rewarding glow to the tonality of this gem!
Walter Glover

"Photography was not a bastard left by science on the doorstep of art, but a legitimate child of the Western pictorial tradition." —Robert Galassi

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Maris
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Re: Paperbark Forms, Lake Weyba.

Postby Maris » 07 Nov 2019, 14:53

Thanks Walter. Sometimes the variables cooperate: pale bark trees, lots of bounce light off water, overcast day, Tri-X with that famous long toe to the characteristic curve, all add up to the "mother of pearl" tonality. The hard part was coming up with a quirky asymmetric composition to stop the picture sliding off into the land of bland.

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Re: Paperbark Forms, Lake Weyba.

Postby Warmtone » 13 Aug 2020, 20:45

Great composition Maris - your images seem to capture the essence of the landscape in an elegant but understated way.
You provide this forum with ongoing education in the art of “seeing”.


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