a small excursion

A recent afternoon trip to Magpie Springs and Kuitpo Forest gave me spaced to take a few photos even though I had 3 dogs with me. Unfortunately the pictures were just quick snaps:

fungi + trunk

fungi + trunk

Even though I had the baby Linhof in the boot of the car it was impossible to use a view camera on a tripod with the three dogs racing all over the place. I had to keep an eye on them and not on the ground glass with my head under a dark cloth.

These last ten days have been frustrating, as I haven’t bean able to do any tripod based photography of the subjects that would suit the format of the Linhof’s 6×7 and 6×9 film backs:

eucalypts, Kuitpo Forest

eucalypts, Kuitpo Forest

The conditions have also been good: still days and soft afternoon light.


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