2018 Photographic Review | 35:Chronicle

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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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Infrared Lucidity | PT.II | 35:Chronicle

35mm, black & white, infrared, photography, waterscape

Water & Old Stone | 720nm IR.


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Days of Innocence | Infrared 720nm | 35:Chronicle

35mm, faux-colour, infrared, photography

Real Memories in False Colour.


Those of us of a certain age (ahem!) may remember, way back in the day when we were children, when sweets used to come in tins. Ornately illustrated tins. Tins that we wanted to keep when they became empty so that we could keep things in them – pointless little things that didn’t really matter to us; it was the fact that we had those gorgeous tins to keep those pointless thing in that was important. So much so that the contents would get scoffed all the more quickly just so we could have the empty tin. Or maybe it was just me? Even my father, who smoked Old Holborn tobacco, probably smoked far more than he really needed to, just so that he could have another tin in which to keep his tin-tacks and assorted screws!

Nonetheless, though I can’t possibly remember any of the images accurately now, at this stage of my life, I do remember the feeling I got of holding them in my hands as an expectant child. Colourful scenes, old cars or trains, aeroplanes – all of these images invoked a still memorable, palpable anticipation synonymous with early childhood. This leads me on to this one frame, posted here.

I don’t usually process for faux-colour when I shoot longer wavelength, near-infrared (preferring black & white) and this particular shot took a lot of my time and consideration before deciding how to process it. Strangely, once I had decided just how I wanted it to come across, it took relatively little time to process it and, once I completed it, it was at the very moment of initial review that the memories of domed-lids and hidden goodies came strongly to mind.

Nowadays, those niceties are largely non-existant, moreso probably due to the passage of time and the loss of innocence, acquired cynicism and the understanding of the concept of life’s realities. But I like to remember how, once upon a time, there was innocence. So this, is my own sweetie-tin shot. 

[Sorry – no other goodies inside, but I hope you’ll enjoy it.]

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Sweet Recollection? | 35mm | 720nm Infrared.

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As an aside, I would like to say thank you, to all of you who read and follow me here. It’s always a pleasure to get your clicks and, to see and read the work that you all put out here too. There is a lot more than photography that interests me and I have discovered a large number of interesting minds, in the many fields of photography and also, those who see, perceive and tell their stories about their own corners of their lives. So, thank you for reading and, thank you for writing.

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Harbouring Light | Infrared | 35:Chronicle

35mm, black & white, boats, infrared, photography, skies, waterscape

Downtime at the Waterside | 35mm / 720nm IR


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A Little Seasoning | 35:Chronicle

35mm, autumn / fall, black & white, infrared, nature, photography, spring, summer, winter

Not Exactly Vivaldi.


This is a good thing. Whilst I enjoy music in many forms, Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ (most of it anyway, and, to my ears) sounds like perpetual motion for the sheer sake of it; long-winded and rather too repetitive for my liking. But still, this post has nothing to do with Vivaldi’s most popular pieces and I dare say, photographically, my present offerings will never even touch the sides of the adulation which he would have enjoyed from his own interpretations. Nonetheless, my offerings are short, (hopefully) sweet and, won’t annoy anyone’s eardrums, either. So, it’s all good, no? (Unless you’re a particular fan of the Big ‘V’ – in which case you’re probably reading somebody else’s pages already and this scribble is all rather redundant.) Still, as the first warm days of spring arrive to lighten the heart and stir the spirit, here is my little take on each of the seasons, with a doff of my cap, a wry smile and an anticipation of the changes to come.

My lens will be ready.


Spring Daffodils | 720nm Infrared

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Summer Shade | 720nm Infrared

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Autumn Mist

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Winter Closure

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To the Trees | PT.I | 35:Chronicle

35mm, black & white, faux-colour, infrared, landscape, nature, photography, trees, waterscape, winter

An Ode to the Giants


When photographing a landscape, it’s impossible to get away from them and, thank heavens for this. They are the true giants of the land; not only this –  they are the protectors, the meeting places and the homes of a myriad of different species of insects, birds and mammals. Trees, while often undervalued and ignored by many, play not only a vital role as part of nature’s grand design, but they shape our land and, our skies. All of these truths are fairly rudimentary and obvious, however, I wonder how many of us truly, truly appreciate their value?

For as long as I’ve being photographing, I’ve been drawn to the trees. Such a uniformly natural and perfunctory design, largely very similar if not always in shape, colour or dimensions, and it has always been a challenge for me to photograph them in a variety of ways, using not only the same technique or approach each time I frame and expose. Realising in photographic form their stature, their place and importance within a scene, their mimicry or even how they fit inside such a scene, is much more difficult than I used to think it was. It does take some work and, often a lot of thought. Therefore, what this post is intended to be – is an ode, an appreciation of a genus much taken for granted. I hope to have portrayed such with at least some degree of justice.

For the so many times I have scrumped in, climbed up, picnicked under, carved my initials into, swung from, and yes, even made love below the shading boughs of – this is my knowing and sincerely appreciative nod, to the trees. 

We thank you, wholeheartedly.


Inside-Out | 720nm Infrared

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Swan Lake [I Just Couldn’t Resist, I’m Sorry!] | 720nm Infrared

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The Braves

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General Cluster | 720nm Infrared

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Travelling Light | 35:Chronicle

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Welcome Along…


Across the Bay.

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