The Oxford English Dictionary defines a mountain as: “a natural elevation of the earth surface rising more or less abruptly from the surrounding level and attaining an altitude which, relatively to the adjacent elevation, is impressive or notable”. At only 360m high and prominence of 35m, Parkhouse Hill doesn’t register on the scale … but if we … More Favourite, Secret, Miniature Mountain – Parkhouse Hill
I took this shot a Spring or so back, experimenting with camera motion in an attempt at an abstract view. 99 of a 100 shots were abject failures, leaving me with twisted eyes and killer migraines, but this one shot magically transformed my local woods into a distant Far Eastern rain forest, with simplicity and colour. Wind … More Spring Forest – Colour or Monochrome?
Ok, so it’s not everyday that a Smeg fridge roams around the village!
Every once in a while the light, and stillness and composition come together. All that’s left to do is point the camera and press the shutter. Captured with a Sigma DP3 Merrill http://www.richardjwalls.com
First time up a hill with the DP3! A stitched together view of a Lakeland valley, from four shots from the Merrill. Shot hand held and quickly post processed using Lightroom (based on converted TIFFs). Demonstrates the potential if a bit more time and care (and tripod) had been taken!
Back in November I had my hands on a Sigma Merrill DP1 for 5 brief days before thieves broke into my hotel room in Slovenia and carried it, along with a brand new Fuji XE2, away across the border. Fast forward to March 4th and I was sat drinking tea at the Photography show at the … More Sigma Merrill DP3 – What A Steal!
Jungfraujoch is the very definition of the last stop. When you reach the station, at a height of 3,454, metres the line ends, having bored its way from Kleine Scheidegg through the core of the Eiger. Quite why they went to so much trouble I’m not quite sure; but then why climb the Eiger’s North Face or … More Travels with the Sony RX1 – Jungfraujoch