Wheat… lots of wheat…

Wheat… lots of wheat…

Wheat… lots of wheat… fields of wheat… a tremendous amount of wheat… — Love and Death (1975) ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in …

 

Inside Temple Church, London

Inside Temple Church, London

A view of the inside of Temple Church in London; okay, I’m standing with my back to the iconic, round area, but that part was …

 

Busy Tokyo stations

Busy Tokyo stations

Shooting while walking, what does it matter if you want to capture the atmosphere? Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX K20D Flash fired: no Focal length: 18mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/30s

 

Hannō matsuri, November 2, 2013 #6

Hannō matsuri, November 2, 2013 #6

Hannō, a tiny town in Saitama Prefecture, does very much still have that ‘Showa period’ feel of old shops and quaint little restaurants, it felt …

 

Looking inside the blast furnace

Looking inside the blast furnace

Clearly visible is how the tuyeres, the nozzles that blow in the air to heat up the furnace, enter the chamber. Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI …

 

Cowboy at the Pétange Cavalcade

Cowboy at the Pétange Cavalcade

ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: MZ-S Focal length: 200mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/180s

 

Sharpshooter

Sharpshooter

At a matsuri in Kawagoe, shot on Kodak Portra 400 Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400

 

Saarburg, view of the church

Saarburg, view of the church

Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI 200; developed in HC-110 dilution H for 7 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/11 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S ISO: 200 Shutter speed: …

 

Halle des Soufflantes, Belval

Halle des Soufflantes, Belval

Foma Fomapan 100 @ EI 100; developed in HC-110 dilution H for 10 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: PENTAX 67II Focal length: 55mm ISO: …

 

At Asakusa

At Asakusa

Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: PENTAX K20D Flash fired: no Focal length: 18mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/4000s

 

Bell at remote temple, Nara

Bell at remote temple, Nara

Fuji Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 100

 

Chichibu 34 Kannon temples pilgrimage

Chichibu 34 Kannon temples pilgrimage

In October and November 2013 I walked the 34 Kannon temples pilgrimage in Chichibu in four days and I wanted to share my experience in …

 

Church of Sprinkange, pinhole

Church of Sprinkange, pinhole

ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Aperture: ƒ/200 Camera: MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 6s

 

Oncoming storm

Oncoming storm

ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Camera: PENTAX MZ-S ISO: 100

 

Shrine in Onomichi, Hiroshima

Shrine in Onomichi, Hiroshima

Fuji Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 100

 

Bluebottle

Bluebottle

ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/750s

 

At the Kerið volcanic crater lake, Iceland

At the Kerið volcanic crater lake, Iceland

Camera: PENTAX MZ-3 ISO: 125

 

Business end of a blast furnace

Business end of a blast furnace

Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI 200; developed in HC-110 dilution H for 7 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 20mm ISO: …

 

Tuyeres of a blast furnace

Tuyeres of a blast furnace

The nozzle used to blow air in to the furnace to get it really going. Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI 200; developed in HC-110 dilution …

 

Blast furnace detail

Blast furnace detail

Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI 200; developed in HC-110 dilution H for 7 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 20mm ISO: …

 

Around a blast furnace

Around a blast furnace

ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 20mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/30s

 

Migawara-saru

Migawara-saru

These are rather stylized “MIGAWARI-SARU.” I noticed them at the entrance of Temple #16 (Saikoji Temple) in Chichibu but you can hang them at the …

 

Hat at the Pétange Cavalcade

Hat at the Pétange Cavalcade

Music marching band members during the Pétange Cavalcade. ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: …

 

Visit the haut fourneau in Belval

Visit the haut fourneau in Belval

ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, stand developed in APH 09 dilution 1:150 for 2 hours Aperture: ƒ/8 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 20mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/125s

 

Steel fixer in Belval

Steel fixer in Belval

Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in APH 09 1+40 for 17 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every minute Aperture: ƒ/6.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 300mm ISO: 800 Shutter …

 

Somewhere in Wyoming

Somewhere in Wyoming

A tipi at a tourist shop in one of the Indian reservations in Wyoming; a bit fake, but I love it in combination with the …

 

Monet’s garden

Monet’s garden

Monet’s garden at his home in Giverny. The thing that struck me most during our visit to Giverny was how rich Monet was; I used to …

 

Motion blur

Motion blur

OK, the title is ironic because the people in the chairs are fast asleep and unlikely to cause any motion blur. So many people catching …

 

Long exposure of Belval

Long exposure of Belval

An 84 seconds exposure with a Neutral Density (ND64) filter of which 20 seconds were to compensate for the Reciprocity Failure as per manufacturer’s specifications. …

 

Saarburg, view of the town

Saarburg, view of the town

Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI 200; developed in HC-110 dilution H for 7 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/8 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: …