Colour Theory

On the freshly exposed blue grey walls of this abandoned quarry above Coniston intrusions of iron rich rock occasionally break the surface. Washed out by rain they readily oxidise, forming rich rust patterns of orange reds and warm gold.

Location and conditions

Quarry near Coniston

light southerly wind, warm

Technical notes

camera: Toyo 10×8 field camera

lens: 600mm nikkor lens

exposure: 8sec f90

film: fuji provia RDP 10×8