Over the past few days I have been making repeat visits to Island Hill in Co Down, sometimes two or three times in the one day. I often rephotograph locations that I have been to before and find that it always pays off by helping me to find the “right light”.
As on my previous visits I left the camera bag behind and just carried the camera fitted with a 35mm prime lens. On this visit I selected f11 as my chosen aperture and set the infinity symbol inline with f11 on the lens scale, remembering the quotation “f11 and hold her steady”! The main benefit being that I didn’t have to worry about focusing thereby enabling me to concentrate on composition.
The other thing I have been doing is limiting my exposures to 36, just as if it was a film camera, a discipline I have been observing lately. From my visit this afternoon I have chosen two images:
Fujifilm X Pro 1 and the Leica rangefinder cameras are just made for this style of photography.
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