The Wood County—once the largest mountains in the world—is known for his huge granite “Restlings”. Here a photograph from the workshop “Landscape photography in the upper Kamp valley”:
Das Waldviertel, einst das höchste Gebirge der Welt, ist u. a. bekannt für seine oft gewaltigen Granitrestlinge. Ein Bild vom Foto-Workshop „Landschaftsfotografie im Oberen Kamptal”:→ Comment
As leader of the portrait workshop last Saturday I did not shoot in the studio to let the radio trigger for the participants. Here are two more photographs at available light, the first one made again with the Petzval 85 mm f/2.2 @ f/4, the second one with the Zuiko 35-100 mm f/2 @ 100 mm and f/2:
At the opening of our current photo exhibition I mentioned it: I found a new hero of photography! His name is Wynn Bullock.
Also for him the developing of perception of man was important. Once and again he changed his photographic technics and entered virgin soil. First working as B&W photographer with a 8 x 10 view camera, he changed to abstract color shots (which were made with the camera, that also was my first SLR, an Exacta from GDR), and three or four years later came back to Black and White with an 2 1/4 2 1/4 Rollei SL66. Continue reading →
The restaurant ”Kaminstube Zlabinger” in Schwarzenau (Wood County in Lower Austria) has a new hall. I’m glad that I was ordered to make two big photographs for it. Together they take up more then ten square meters of the wall area. Of course it was not easy to accomplish the necessary resolution, but it worked out: They are sharp even seen from 40 cm. Continue reading →
Cyanotype is an old photographic printing process that produces each time slightly different results of the same negative. If they are toned as it is the case here with tannin acid solution the kinds of variations increase. Partly for me that‘s the charm of this method which was discovered in 1842.