I received a fine 4x5 shot from Adam Roe. I love contact prints! Very interesting story behind the image.
here goes... from...
ryan, kc2edh - cascade, 4098, adairondacks - a feat, trail marker and all
the greatest happiness - feel the sun warming your back!
varyyav - building an intevocitor - i always wondered how they put those together
mark sauerwald - san juan bautista - nice to walk the stones
todd haines, astroclimb - childrens shoes - very thoughtful
angry angel - david - i think times were more interesting then!
anthony miller, ajmiller - cawthorne - nice print, and yes, that village is gone
paul wrd, ataim - old river road - nice walk in the woods
adolorenzo- ss klondike, someday i'm gonna do a cyanotype, hopefully as good as this!
darwin,drpsilver - teasel - wonderful tones, delicate.
rince - old boathouse - beautiful print, detail, tone, like your there
sebastien krauss - tree trunk - germany has many "expressive"woods
davis stevenson/crystal kersey - old wall - thoughtful
peter schwager - california dreaming - back in the day! and it is!
im shukster - lafayette cemetery - nice residence for eternity - well done
piu58, uwe pilz- trade hall #17 - oughta see State University of NY at Albany similar!
all excellent and enjoyable - thank youi!
Received an excellent card from JimO.
The toning suits the subject very well I think.
Thank you JimO
Yesterday I got three interesting cards:
Peace fountain from jimo: I never saw a copper toned photgraph before, very interesting experience.
Cascade 4098 from Ryan : Interesting story behind the image!
A flower from Sebastian Krauss: I wondered how stiff the Adox paper ist. Incredible. Nice image too.
Thank you all.
glad you like it. It's dry mounted on a blank postcard, which surely helps.
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So far for Round 31 I have received lovely cards from:
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming– “Wow! What a Ride!”
— Hunter S. Thompson
Saw your question about "...the story behind the shoes on the wall." from a week or so ago but I didn't know the story until yesterday. We were playing "tourist" with old friends who used to live here in NM and are here from their current home in Missouri. They'd not been to the Santuario so we went and I asked the priest who was there about the story. The photo was taken in the Santo Nino chapel. Santo Nino is said to wander the night looking for the poor and sick who he can help. He often wears out his shoes during these travels so people leave children's shoes, he is a child after all, for him to have. Much like at the Santuario itself, I expect people leave shoes to ask for intercession or as thanks for answered prayers.
Indeed, it is looking from inside at the window surrounded by the shoes. It was a tough one for me to print without blowing out the highlights, as you say, had to compromise a bit. I guess it worked out ok.
NM is a great place to be a tourist, even after living here almost 30 years.
Todd aka astroclimb
I've been late on commenting (an even later on printing... sorry for this!).
Last weeks, I received (in no particular order):
- Peace fountain at St John the Divine from jimo.
- Cascade 4098 from Ryan KC2EDH
- Mission San Juan Bautisita from Mark Sauerwald
- Building and interocitor by VaryaV
- The greatest happiness from Anikin
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast (Oscar Wilde)
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Two more cards: Snake Dance form mjs and Angel II form David. Thanks a lot!"
Received 'snake dance' from mjs - don't see a lot of that round these parts so thanks for the print.