Thursday, January 13

Another walk in the woods.

This time it was just me and Will and Abagail. And a couple of film cameras. (No telling when I'll ever get the 120 shots developed. Sigh.)

Will and Abagail.

After taking my last shot of Polaroid Time Zero film, I loaded up the SX-70 Alpha with 600 film and totally forget to change the light/dark dial. (Since 600 film was not made for the SX-70, the dial typically needs to be turned all the way to dark to get proper exposure. 600 film is much faster than the Time Zero.) I started taking shots and stuffing them in my pocket like I have a tendency to do.

Not always the best idea because then 4 or 5 shots go by before I realize that I've made a silly mistake.



I was irritated with myself, but whatever, it happens. (Too often in fact.) And by the time we got home and revisited the shots from the trip, I discovered that I actually quite liked the overexposed shots.



The evening light was quite lovely again and so I followed it and again became enamored with all the twists and turns of the trees. And the glow of the leaves.



I wish I could take walks in the woods every evening.



And then Will had to swing over the pond again, this time standing up.

2 comments:

  1. These are all really great shot! I love the first one and close up of the tree trunk.

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  2. The one with Will on the swing, as I've said before is my favorite. The overexposure makes the series so dreamy.

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