Black and White

Every time we visit Dalt Quarry the mineral stained wall is different. Over the year it passes through a remarkable array of changing colour, texture and contrast. In this monochromatic study, warm cream and white makes a stark contrast to the rich, almost chocolatey, dark browns and blacks.

Location and conditions

Dalt Quarry, Borrowdale

light southerly wind, warm, humid

Technical notes

camera: Toyo 10×8 field camera

lens: 600mm nikkor lens

exposure: 1/2sec f45

film: fuji provia RDP 10×8