Different Cameras, Different Looks

Different camera’s, different looks. The images below of the waterfall at Boot in Eskdale are captured by the Merrill DP3, DP1 and Sony RX1 respectively. The difference of look of the Foveon sensor, compared to the Bayer sensor of the Sony, is pretty clear.  In a world of Bayer sensors the Foveon offers something unique; IMHO capturing a…

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Dull Day in Eskdale

Even the dullest day, in mid-winter, you can still find beauty in Eskdale … but tomorrow’s going to be a stunner! It was good to be in the Dale, but even better to be back in front of the fire at the Boot Inn! http://www.richardjwalls.com

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Stepping Stones, Boot, Cumbria

Bridge or stepping stones? stepping stones every time! To reach Stanley Force you have to cross the River Esk,  Head upstream 200 yards to cross the bridge or across the stepping stones. There’s really no choice. http://www.richardjwalls.com

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One Giant Leap …

Camera ready … squirrel pauses camera clicks … up, up and away! Ready for launch … Blast off … Refuel! The Sigma DP3 Merrill isn’t the best camera for shooting action or freezing motion, especially on a dull day. But it still proved  better than the second hand superzoom I’d bought for the trip, and soon…

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Castle Hill Winter Sunset

Twenty miles on a mountain bike, legs like jelly … just enough energy to head back and take in the winter scene … then collapse! A favourite local view! Sunsets can be stunning; mist often settles in the valley; Victoria Tower on Castle Hill, an Iron Age hill fort, silhouettes against the sky. This image is stitched from…

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Sunset From Blakey Ridge

Leaving warmth of The Lion Inn the Sun is already kissing the horizon … the village of Rosedale Abbey is a two hour walk on frozen paths … but the moon’s shadow lights our way. I think everyone who visited The Lion Inn took this photo of Farndale from Blakey Ridge. So why not one more? http://www.richardjwalls.com  

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