Profitis Ilias, Santorini

Originally posted on The Old School Muker:
Two nights before we’d walked to the top of Profitis Ilias to watch the Sunset. In this panoramic, taken from Ancient Thera, it dominates the Island, the monastery balancing on the summit. Profitis Ilias, Santorini | Sony RX1 | http://www.richardjwalls.com On the Path, Sunset looming, and still a way to…

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Anafi – An Island I’ve Not Visited but One Day Will

A few years ago I bought a book, Atlas of Remote Islands – Fifty Islands I have not visited and never will, by Judith Schalansky. Every so often I take it from the book shelf and read about an Island I’ll never visit, but through Judith’s writing gain a connection. It’s a magical book! Anafi stands off the…

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Profitis Ilias, Santorini

Two nights before we’d walked to the top of Profitis Ilias to watch the Sunset. In this panoramic, taken from Ancient Thera, it dominates the Island, the monastery balancing on the summit. On the Path, Sunset looming, and still a way to go! The sunset, worth the hike? All pictures post processed using Lightroom. http://www.richardjwalls.com

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Empty Table, Oia, Santorini

Oia, Santorini, 30 minutes before its famed sunset, the streets behind seething with people taking up positions, camera’s pointing due West … and yet the table remains empty … The fantastic dynamic range of the Sony RX1 creates an almost HDR effect Taken with the panorama mode. Unfortunately you can see the joins!  I’ve noticed this twice…

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Ancient Paths, Thera, Santorini

A spring day at Thera, Santorini, my footsteps adding to nearly 3000 years of human history. Great and ancient poets, warriors and artists walked the paths I now tread, as did bakers, potters, farmers and the rest of humanity.  Their city, once strong and proud, a fading memorial to their lives, slowly but surely being reclaimed by nature. I find these…

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SIgma Merrill DP3 – Whipsnade

Inspired by the work of Nick Brandt I wandered around Whipsnade Zoo (where my partner, little Polly, was a zoo keeper for the day) in a doomed effort to find angles that would transform Bedfordshire into the Masai Mara. The Sigma Merrill is not the fastest camera in the world … luckily the animals were equally lazy … but the detail the…

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