Another image from my trip to the Scarborough Bluffs recently. The light was so flat I really had to crank up the contrast to get an image I liked.
I was out yesterday with my new (to me) Olympus OM-1 kit. The light was exceedingly dull, so I did my best to make the most of whatever was there.
My shooting has slowed down over the last couple of weeks due to back problems. This past Saturday I went out early to the Scarborough Bluffs but I only lasted about forty minutes before back pain drove me back to the car and back home. … Continue reading A Visit to the Bluffs, Part 1
My 50mm/f4 Zeiss Distagon lens is one of my favourites, and it continues to surprise me. I wasn’t quite pointing at the sun in the image from the Scarborough Bluff’s on New Year’s Day, but it was certainly in the sun’s direction. Flare is not an issue at all. (Of course having a lens hood on the lens helps).
For the last few years I have a tradition where I make a point of going out to shoot film on January 1st, regardless of the weather or how I feel. It means it’s one more year where I can say I shot film, regardless of whatever else happens.
Yesterday morning was bright and sunny (but rather chilly). A good day to shoot at Bluffer’s Park in Scarborough, Ontario with my good friend Bill Smith.