Lakeland Giants

Drive to the top of Hardknott Pass. Park up. Climb 15 minutes up Hardknott. It’s a bit of a cheat, but the reward is one of the best views in the UK. Shooting notes Taken with Sony RX1, hand held, wide open. Post processed and de-saturated in Lightroom. http://www.richardjwalls.com

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Mountains in the City

It’s many long miles and multiple hours to the nearest hills of significance; a plane trip to reach Swiss alpine heights, hanging valleys and high passes; and half a world away to stand in Nepal or Tibet, to gaze at Everest; but only 15 minutes to find man made mountains and river valley’s in the City, complete…

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Quiet Contemplation

At the head of the Bohinj valley is the Savica waterfall. When we reached it on a late March afternoon it was deserted. Confronted with a locked iron gate blocking the decent to its foot , we took the path of least resistance, climbed around and over the fences, and headed down to the waters edge. I scrambled…

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Shoreline

It’s the end of March. Skiers back home in the flat lands; sun seekers remain deep in hibernation. Bars, shops, restaurants are empty. Holiday homes deserted. Tractors outnumber cars. Lake Bohinj’s shoreline is at peace, tranquel, undisturbed; perfect. Shooting notes: Shots taken with Sigma DP1 & DP3 Merrills, ISO 100, post processed in SPP and Lightroom. http://www.richardjwalls.com

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Postcards from Slovenia

I don’t want to denigrate those photographers who make a living taking pictures for the postcard industry, in fact anyone who makes a bean from photography has my upmost respect … … but taking a post card shot, with it’s formulaic sunlit subject under a shiny blue sky, is the antithesis of what I aspire to as…

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Travels with the Sony RX1 – Grindelwald One Year On

It’s been exactly one year since our trip to Grindelwald. Time then to marvel once more at the sheer beauty of this Swiss valley and the mountains that tower above it. Grindelwald | Sony RX1 | http://www.richardjwalls.com http://www.richardjwalls.com

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