A Huge “Thank You!” | 35:Chronicle

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Visions | One Year Ago.


It’s not often that I would make two posts in a day, however, I received a little reminder from our friends at WordPress, that 35:Chronicle Photography is – a year old, today! My, hasn’t it gone by quickly?! 

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When I first decided to post here, I made myself a set of rules – sticking primarily to one focal-length in order to push myself a little harder in the hope that I might improve my eye and, with work and luck, hopefully too, to become more creative with my cameras. Coupled with my passion for black and white, visible light and infrared photography, though I have wavered from time to time in some areas, I am happy to know that in the main, I’ve stuck to my guns and though I cannot be the judge of my own progress, I do feel that I’ve learned more in this past year, than any other. This learning doesn’t happen all by itself though. 

Over the last twelve months, my pages and images have received over 8,000 views along with thousands of clicks, comments and, over 150 followers. This much, I could never have expected and to say that I have been overwhelmed is a little bit of an understatement. Your support, regular and frequent input, ideas, and the overall ethos of what an artistic community should represent and indeed does just that, spurs me on to write and share what it is that I absolutely love to do; to make photographs.

I would therefore like to share my most heartfelt thanks to all of you who read my pages whether you are WP subscribers or perhaps just occasional visitors, those of you who get involved, and those who create art in whatever form you do so, for my pleasure, learning and entertainment, also. I am continuously encouraged. To those close to me also for your patience and encouragement, and to work colleagues whom I may bore with my photographic blabberings on an almost weekly basis. To Amar (for your valued and consistent friendship, your amazing technical and scientific wizardry and, your wonderful infrared conversions, it has to be said) and to everyone who has helped me along the way, too. I’d also like to say hello and a big thank you to the members of the Guildford Photographic Society – I too browse your pages and images regularly and also appreciate the huge amount of talent you collectively possess. Keep up the wonderful work! Thank you too, to the people behind WordPress – for creating and maintaining a wonderful platform through which we can all share what we love.

With so much still to be done over the next twelve months – I do hope you’ll stick around and hopefully, enjoy what’s to come. 

Thank you!

R.


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2018 Photographic Review | 35:Chronicle

28mm, 35mm, 50mm, black & white, boats, close-up, colour, faux-colour, Indoor, infrared, landscape, macro, nature, personal, photography, review, skies, spring, structures, trees, waterscape

One Hundred to One.


Seeing as how this post happens to be my one hundredth, it’s actually ninety-nine into one . Since I began this blog back in March, I have also enjoyed the works and posts of so many of you and, if there could be more hours in a day, there would be many more besides, too, providing me with no less enjoyable learning, entertainment or, food for thought. I have also, over the last ten months, hoped to provide some interest in the field of photography, my own takes from various genres of our art-form which I feel so passionate about. Without the love for it, the desire to (hopefully) create something a little different on occasion or, the discipline to stay true, it’s all for nothing. Insosaying, I hope with all the passion that I have for various genres of photography, that my sincerity is not only intact but also, perhaps more importantly, unmistakably evident.

As this year now tick-tocks on to draw its last, making way for the next, I would like not only to thank you most sincerely for your input, your comments, clicks, follows and conversations, but to wish every one of you a very happy New Year for 2019. Your presence here is just as important as my own works, because without a reader, a word or a picture – would be pointless. Therefore, if you will forgive my indulgence, I would like to share with you all just some of my favourite frames from this inaugural year on 35:Chronicle.  I truly hope that you will enjoy them.

Wishing you all wonderful celebrations and, much happiness from the coming year.

Warmest regards,

Rob. 

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Snowdrops | 35mm.

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Telford Woz ‘Ere! | 720nm Faux-Colour Infrared | 35mm.

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Double-Masted | 720nm Infrared | 35mm.

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Bluebell | 35mm.

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Broom | 35mm.

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Milkbank House Ruins | 760nm Infrared | 28mm.

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Talla Reservoir | 760nm Infrared | 28mm.

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Talla’s Monitoring Station | 720nm Infrared | 50mm.

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How the Other Half Live | 720nm Infrared | 35mm.

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Sir Duncan Rice Library | University of Aberdeen | 28mm.

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Moonrise | 720nm Infrared | 85mm.

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Grandeur | 35mm.

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Happy New Year 2019, to You All!

R.


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Back-lit Orchids | 35:Chronicle

black & white, close-up, colour, Indoor, nature, personal, photography

Is Three Really a Crowd?


Okay – forgive me, please! This is my third post on-the-bounce of the same photographic subject. I promise, I really was not intending to rip the arse out of this, however, the host plant from my last two posts was happily perched on my living-room window-sill, soaking up some of that gorgeous, bright stuff this afternoon – and, I just couldn’t resist a few casual frames of this beautiful plant. (Oddly, I have made some frames in colour today, that I am actually pretty happy with. Who’d have thunk it?!)

I’ll probably not be able to post again until almost the middle of next week, therefore, I’ll leave you with this smidgen of sunshine and, wish you all a fabulous weekend! 

R.

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Closer Still(s) | PT.XV | Orchid | 35:Chronicle

35mm, close-up, macro, nature, photography

On Expiration (or, Breathing Out).


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Before I write about the content of this post, I would first of all like to extend something to all of you who read and, follow my pages. I am never quite certain as to just why the the number ‘100’ is quite so significant, however, for some reason, it seems to be the case – for, yesterday, 35:Chronicle received its 100th follower. It’s not a number that I was waiting for, and, whilst I love statistics (though I don’t view them as often as I used to) – I do this for the love of it, the passion for photography and writing, if you like. Not only this, but to read so much wonderful work by so many of you, it’s a perfect way to relax, learn and engage the grey-matter simultaneously!) Nonetheless, whilst the number is just that, I wear a smile – one of gratitude to every single one of you who read my pages, enjoy any of my images, click, comment and, get involved even in the smallest of ways.  When I started 35:C back in March, I had no idea that I would be read by so many, or, from so many countries around the world. Today, I am so grateful to everyone who has contributed to these pages and, to you all, I would like to extent my most grateful thanks and, I hope you will return for a long time to come. I also wish to thank my friends who read my pages, offering encouragement and critique, and, whilst they are not WP members (they’ll come around, one day!) your input is utterly appreciated. To Amar, the thinker and the doer, I extend my deepest personal gratitude for the support, technical wizardry, patience and constructive criticism that you tirelessly provide. You’re the best ideas-man out there, barring none; and a good friend.

Without you all, these pages would be little more than an online diary. So, from me – a huge and warm thank you. You’re all completely (bloody) fabulous! This post is dedicated to each and every one of you.

R.

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If you happen to love the colour yellow, this post is also for you. In truth, my frames would have been processed only in black and white were it not for their sunny disposition. The orchid’s form was in fact the reason that I wanted to capture them at all; their almost skin-like texture, their alien, possibly even deep-sea-like centres and, smooth curves. The black and whites speak to me – but how I exhaled in relief when, after only the smallest amount of processing (admittedly, I don’t do much) I looked at these frames. They are not perfect, they’re taken with old equipment but, they work for me.

I had spent the main part of the day preparing and constructing a macro-table in the corner of my spare room, a task which, if you saw it, looks like it should have only taken a few hours – instead, it took the entire day. With matte black covering (I used rolls of framing-card) on the table itself, and using a deconstructed, white plastic soft box, I created a high-ish walled corner which I also covered with the same card, clipped into place. Using a fisherman’s angled fly-tying clamp, a couple of small free-standing mirrors, clamped side lights, an overhead lamp, and an assortment of tripods of varying sizes and purposes, I was good to go. Rather than wait for the following day to shoot them, I waited for dark, doused all the lights I didn’t want, save for those on the table and, set to work. 

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One thing that I do believe in when shooting anything to which you’re probably not going to return any time soon, or, ever – is – to shoot the hell out of it and from every angle you want. Use different depths of field, change lens-to-subject distance, exploit your subject to the maximum. Cut off from it’s host stem, this flower would last maybe two days in a shot glass full of water, at most. Therefore, I spent almost two hours with it. Just shooting. Recomposing. Re-shooting – and, loop! It’s a process that I become totally absorbed in; the rest of life disappears for a while, during which time my respect for the subject becomes all that is important to me. Casual has it’s time and place – but it’s not here. Some things are just too beautiful for that.  I hope that these elements come across in these frames.

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Thank you, always, for taking the time to view my pages. I am more grateful than I can write. 

[Frames V, VI, VIII – Ricoh GXR w/A12 33mm 2.5 Macro. Frame VII – Sigma SDQ w/18-35mm 1.8 Art, at 35mm]

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Closer Still(s) | PT.XIV | Orchid | 35:Chronicle

35mm, black & white, close-up, macro, nature, photography

On Inspiration (or, Breathing In).


It has been a long fortnight since my last proper post and, a lot has been going on during this time. At the back of my mind has sat, constantly, thoughts of how I will move my photography forwards over the coming months and, whilst I have been pottering away trying my hand at making some kind of studio in my larger spare-room, I have been repeatedly inspired by much of the work I see here on WP, in the shape of writers, photographers and, artists whose work I follow and read regularly. It is short-sighted to think or believe that our works are, or could be, enough – or more ridiculously, the pinnacle of our achievements when there exists so much inspiration that can only ever serve, if we truly care about our art, to spur us on to more wonderful or beautiful things.

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This first post in my Orchid series, is, inasmuch as it could be, a doffed cap to a post I read and often return to, entitled Still Life with Tulips by Alena Shminke and, though my composition, focal distance and subject are all different as well as the tools of our trades, “Tulips” inspires me with its own tone and composition and in these elements  my attention was directed more greatly than with my previous shoots within the engaging genre of close-up photography.  (This is why my first post in this series is of solely black and white compositions, as opposed to colour which, will follow soon). Whether I have achieved more by such considerations would not be for me to say, but the process is all the more engaging when keeping elements of the works of others in mind. Inspiration is a gift to any of us who open our eyes and our minds to invite it.

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The Orchid itself was another gift, of a nine-year old girl called Maddison – who, upon returning home one afternoon during the autumn, proudly, smiling as she did so – wandered over to her gentleman neighbour who was sitting in the sunshine, to  give it to me.  Kindness, altruism and generosity are also inspirations but never moreso than the smile of a happy child.  So, for Maddie – thank you! I hope that this first series (and subsequent offerings) preserve what still is, a beautiful gift. (Tell your mum I use a little tomato-feed! Works a treat!)

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Lastly, (and I should do this more often, I know) if I may mention another blogger, here on WP. Donald Reese has recently grabbed my attention with his utterly stunning low-light, light-painting street and environmental photography and, makes amazing use of rain, flashes and torches – as well as his cameras. If you’re interested, please take a look


[Frames I, II, IV – Ricoh GXR w/A12 33mm 2.5 Macro. Frame III – Sigma SDQ w/18-35mm 1.8 Art, at 35mm]

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‘Between Moments | PT.III | 35:Chronicle

35mm, black & white, personal, photography

A Protracted Hiatus, Perhaps?

It’s so very seldom that I should take such a long break from posting and, for this, to my regular readers and followers, I do apologise. In truth, in my silence, I have been giving much thought to future potential projects and, have also been working with some new equipment. I’m still feeling my way and, considering creative options, but my attention has not been as stagnant or motionless as my right foot might suggest. To all of you who read and enjoy my posts, I appreciate and thank you hugely for your patience with me. I hope to extend that, new things are  potentially (ahem!) afoot. 

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No Raw Neglect? | 35mm f1.8.

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Milkbank House | PT.IV | The VIS Collection | 35:Chronicle

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Everywhere, is Someone’s Happy Place.


Back in July this year, I posted the last of my three posts of Milkbank House, shot in 715 and 760nm infrared. In conjunction with the IR frames, I also made a good number of visible light shots during the same visit for black and white output and, intended to post these an awful lot sooner than this. These shots have been sat waiting for me in my ‘To Post” folder ever since I finished processing them. I hope, during the past three months, that they haven’t lost their relevance. 

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I | Milkbank House – Front & Side Elevation.

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II |  Milkbank House Entrance Porch.

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III |  Milkbank House.

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IV |  Milkbank House – Receiving Room.

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v | Milkbank House – Stone Fireplace from the Side.

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Let the Shadows Lengthen | 720nm IR | PT.II | 35:Chronicle

autumn / fall, black & white, infrared, landscape, photography

Under a Low, Autumn Sun.


Walking around my home-turf is a real joy on evenings like this and, it is my express intention to squeeze every single IR frame that I can this year, out of this beautiful, peaceful landscape. I know just how lucky I am – and, I hope this notion comes across in my frames. The lowering sun does make composition a little more of a thoughtful, slowed-down process but, that’s how I work naturally anyway. A little slower? Who cares? In a place like this – why would I need to rush, anyway?

(I am aware of the cardinal sin that no serious photographer should ever commit, even unwittingly, in the second frame – however, I’m not a fan of removing elements, so, it stays. It shouldn’t take you long to find it. To help you, try thinking along the lines of “Where’s [the] Wally”! Anyhow, I hope you’ll enjoy these two compositions.

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I | 50mm – 720nm IR.

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II | 85mm – 720nm IR.

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Sticking to the Rules | 35:Chronicle

35mm, autumn / fall, close-up, colour, nature, photography

Thirds: in Three Different Directions.


Crikey – a non infrared post; my first in a while, I’ll admit. It feels a bit strange posting shots taken in colour too, seeing as B&W is my much preferred output but, here goes. 

After summer and early autumn, I usually feel a little photographically-directionless for a while which, probably explains my silence over the past seven days – well, that, work  and hospital appointments, however – it takes me a while to get into a different rhythm, so to speak. It’s almost as if I spend so much brain energy (over an almost six-month period) on IR shooting that I forget how to shoot anything else for a while. Of course, that’s not actually the case, I just have to adjust. Insosaying, I have been out, doing my best to see a little differently and, no pun intended, these few are just some of the fruits of my labours. Not wonderful, but – it’s a (re)start. From composition and tone, to colour and balance – I feel like I have to start over, whenever I switch format or output. Now, I don’t know if that makes any sense but, it’s my excuse and, I’m sticking to it. 

Okay – so, also sticking to one particular rule, that of thirds, here are a few frames composed vertically, diagonally and horizontally – just to make a point. See? I haven’t forgotten everything.  Here, I’m shooting with an entirely new camera setup – one not familiar to me, so, more on that another time. (I’m not so happy with frame two but, I like the shot so, it’s here to remind me to pull my socks up!)

Enjoy, and I hope you have a great weekend ahead!

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Swallows  on a Wire | 35mm.

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On the Turn | 35mm.

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Pick Meee! | 35mm.

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To the Trees | PT.III |35:Chronicle

autumn / fall, black & white, infrared, landscape, photography

An Almost Frantic Race.


The light is fading, the sun is getting lower and the clouds are coming in thick and heavy lately. It’s that time of year when I always feel the rush – to get out when the sun is shining and, to make as many infrared frames as I can of the beautiful scenery around me, before time takes the light away again, at least it will – for a while. The yearly cycle of the seasons waits for no-one. Whilst I am sure there will be glorious days to come before next year’s spring, before the leaves fall, now is the only chance I have to capture some lovely IR light in the foliage and, the landscape. It’s a rush I feel every single year around October, and have felt ever since I first became completely enamoured with infrared photography. 

I have a few more frames in store from recent wanderings – but for now, I am just going to share these two. I really hope you like them.

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I | 720nm IR | How the Other-Half Live.

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II | 720nm IR | Into the Sun.

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To the Trees | PT.II | 35:Chronicle

autumn / fall, black & white, infrared, nature, photography, trees

Proudly, Before their Fall. 


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I | Me, & My Shadow | 24mm – 720nm Infrared.

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II | Positive Space | 24mm – 720nm Infrared.

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Beneath the Boughs | 720nm Infrared | 35:Chronicle

black & white, infrared, photography

… & Through the Gaps.


[Please read to the bottom if you have time – I have a small favour to ask of you]. I don’t know how many of you spotted my intentional reference in my last post. Maybe I was being a little too cryptic or, perhaps the question itself wasn’t obvious. It doesn’t matter. What does matter, to me, is the twinge of sadness that I feel inside, at around this time every year, when the daylight becomes so much shorter and, the sun so much lower. You see, when it comes to making photographs, there are few passions in me to rival it and, infrared is my most consuming joy of the brighter, sunnier months – so much so that when the light and the leaves begin to disappear ever more steadily towards the middle of autumn, I feel like I am losing a friend until the coming of a new spring. It may sound ridiculous to you but, it really does feel like loss. Yes, on beautiful winter days, it is still possible to use the sunlight for IR but the deciduous trees’ absence of foliage makes a huge and noticeable change to  the landscape. I’m starting to mourn already, you see.

So in my question, “what do we do now?” – well, I am at a loss to know just how my endeavours will progress through the autumn and winter months. One thing is certain though, I will find a way to keep my enthusiasm high and, I will remain behind a camera at any opportunity. This is where I need to focus on other techniques and genres – and so, I must keep my mind open; and, see where I find myself. It has been an absolute pleasure and, a total blast sharing my summers’ infrared work, truly. A real buzz. If this is my last IR post for a while, I know not; the weather will have a lot to do with that.

A Small Request:

Now, and this is so important to me – I have to say a huge, massive and grateful thank you, to the one chap that has made my latest IR endeavours possible and given me, again and again, the ability to enjoy the passion of alternative wavelength photography to the best of my personal abilities and, hopefully too, for your enjoyment. So I am going to ask a huge favour of you now. If you have enjoyed any of my IR frames over the last months, I ask you wholeheartedly, please, leave a comment and say a warm and genuine thank you to Amar. I would love to see you all leave a comment please, for a true gent, a humble technician and a bloody splendid fellow. My heart goes out. The Guildford Photographic Society are lucky to have you as a member.

Thank you, my friend!

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I | The Renovation Project | 720nm IR.

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II | Across the Annan – Brocklerigg | 720nm IR.

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As the “Old Saying” Goes? | 720nm IR | 35:Chronicle

black & white, infrared, landscape, nature, photography

What Do We Do, Now that the Cows Have all Come Home?


Any of you who read my pages on even a semi-regular basis, will know that because I live very rurally,  countryside subjects constitute a huge portion of my photographic endeavours. I guess, though I dream of embarking on other projects or making images of a number of other genres, this is what I live with daily and, (I hope) make the most from.  Trees always form an anchor in almost all landscape photographs and, still, I wonder, just when will we have exhausted every angle, each different way of seeing them, photographing them? Never? Oh, let’s hope that can be the case!

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I | 35mm – 720nm IR.

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These particular four trees are very exposed and have a distinct lean towards the east; battered constantly by harsh, often unrelenting westerly winds that howl across the Solway Firth and, when they loose their foliage in late autumn, their branches resemble (to me, at least) the drying bones of living skeletons, desperately reaching out for water.  Still, from spring until autumn, they are unique and, utterly resplendent.

With that said, here is another series of rural frames, (just for fun, really) which reminded me of something that I used to hear a lot as a child. Whatever I was doing, I could keep on doing it until … and it wouldn’t make a blind bit of difference that I did. (It was right up there with “wait until your father gets home!“)

So, back to the question – now that they’re all home, what exactly do we do now? 

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II | 35mm – 720nm IR.

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III | 35mm – 720nm IR.

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IV | 35mm – 720nm IR.

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Let the Shadows Lengthen | 720nm Infrared | 35:Chronicle

black & white, infrared, landscape, nature, photography, structures

Debunking an IR Myth.


Has it been only me, or is there a general belief (amongst interested parties, naturally) that infrared photography may only be practised in the height of summer when the sun is aloft in a clear sky, between 10am and 4pm? Okay, I’m exaggerating somewhat to make the point, perhaps, but I do believe that (as I wrote in a recent comment to a splendid chap’s post, here on the wonderful WP) I have been for a long time ignorant that infrared photography has – a season. Like fishing perhaps? Or Grouse hunting? Or, athletics, for that matter?! Not a bit of it!

To show that I have been guilty of harbouring notions which can only be considered complete and utter poppycock, here are a couple of frames taken about a half-hour before sunset last week, where, even though the sun was indeed low in the sky, the light quality was just as perfect, nonetheless – on this beautiful,  peaceful autumn evening.

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I | Dappled Old Stone | 720nm IR.

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II | Evening Tones, from Brocklerigg | 720nm IR.

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Over the Hill | 720nm Infrared.


It’s been just about a week since my last post and, it has to be said that this has rather irritated me some. This is largely because, whenever I have had time this past week, I have spent most of it with walking boots on and cameras in hand making the most of some recent fabulous weather. Either that, or, I have been feverishly processing, leaving little or no time to post. Finally though, I seem to have caught-up and, have a huge amount of pleasure in posting these frames, made last week on a gorgeous evening’s wander, close to home.

Lucky? Don’t I know it. I hope you will enjoy these two captures and, have a great weekend ahead.

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I | Moonrise [L] | 720nm IR.

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II | Moonrise [P] | 720nm IR.

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