While outside is typical February weather (rain, grey, cloudy, sometimes 4seasons in one day), I am continuing with the selection of already made photographic negatives for photopolymer printing.
I started to select my photographs from Ireland, that I would love to develop as photopolymer photogravure. Today’s post is one of those. It’s on Adox CMS 20ii, my favourite film as you already know and shot with my Minoltax500
Cliffs and ocean, everlasting interlude. Ireland.
Kinsale Castlepark Marina with Minolta x500, Adox CMSII
Adox CMSII and Minolta x500 are definitely my favourite companions in wanderings around near and far neighbourhood.
Garrylucas beach from a new angle with flock of birds in the distance.
Two-three from our last trip to Kerry county, Killarney national park.
And the last one for today, tide was coming and it was the end of the day.
New roll of film developed
That is a good heading for my “always-carry-on-camera” where ever you go and my choice is Minolta x500. I just developed one roll of Silvermax from Adox. Love that film, and same as Adox CMS II, it is perfect for the overcast weather (that we are not lacking of in Ireland).
So, few pics from the latest roll.
First three from Cork city and then one from Kinsale Harbour. Last, but not least, one from Ballybunion – the camping trip that we already forget it ever happened.
Visiting, after a long time, the beautiful Waterfalls of the river Krka was a thrilling experience. The river Krka is settled in the middle of a lush green forest and just a few kilometres away from the Adriatic coast. I took my Minolta with me and shot only a few thoughtful shots. It was a good choice to leave the LF camera at home. The crowd was huge and even with the Minolta it was a struggle to get a few seconds of peace. I even needed to stop the horde of tourist to finish the long exposure, 8 sec till the end. The path is wooden, elevated above the ground like a small bridge. Every step on that will shake your camera like mad.
Recently, I found that I am attracted to photograph people in the midst of the beautiful nature. My usually calm, serene images are disturbed with the reality. Like I can’t ignore the fact that my beautiful Krka is overcrowded with people, jumping into the water, standing on the banks of the river trying to take a shot, swarming all over, eating, drinking, puffing, panting… etc. That is the sight of the most natural treasures these days. Man!
These are real panoramic snapshots with the digital camera of the same scene.
When ever we travel, we try to source for local produce, ideas, support local, small cafe, or anything that helps local business, anything that actual helps people living in that place.
On Bromora Cliffs we were pleasantly surprised by one family initiative …more on their site Bromore Cliffs.
What do you bring home from a holiday?
We had short holiday weekend trip. Among the three destination that we visited was the Dingle Peninsula, very popular place among the tourist, place with stunningly beautiful wild nature, and famous for filming some parts of the Star Wars on the near by island Skellig.
Well, I brought my 35mm Minolta, LF Toyo and just to snap few for Face – digital on mobile.
This is what I like from the 35mm. Silvermax Adox. Minolta x500. Scanned on Epson V850.
And hand held filter ND grade (I forgot to take suitable adapter ring).