Trees, Water, Mountain – Blea Tarn & Harrison Stickle

The warm summer breeze ruffles the water’s surface,  the trees bend and rustle as they let it pass, the mountain watches silent and unmoved … A timeless scene from a timeless place, that owes a debt to the simplicity, balance and symbolism of Japanese landscape art. Apt then that it’s captured using a classic Japanese…

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Sigma Quattro DP2 & Merrill Revisited

The last time I had a Quattro it lasted one week. A combination of poor results and immature SPP led me to the conclusion that the camera was just not ready, or perhaps that there was a more fundamental issue with the new sensor design when compared to that bit of magic at the heart of the Merrill. Then…

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Tryfan – Sigma Quattro DP2

The North Ridge of Tryfan is a grade 1 scramble in Snowdonia National Park.  A perfect place to try out the Sigma Quattro DP2.  No comparisons with the Merrill DP3 this time. I left it behind. All shots taken hand held, ISO 100, in RAW, and post processed in SPP and Lightroom. Adam & Eve…

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Tryfan – Three Foot Chasm

Just one stride will win you the freedom of Tryfan One jump from Adam to Eve  Try not to stumble … Before the climb I’d had no doubt I’d do the jump. At 3000ft, standing on Tryfan’s summit, I was full of doubt. In my mind three feet had become a chasm; one slip certain death.  This shot,…

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