Rusting Ferns

In the half light of an old slate quarry, near Castle Crag, these ferns seemed to glow; somehow lit from within and a sharp contrast to the mouldering dark rock.

Location and conditions

Castle Crag, Borrowdale

evening, light southerly wind, cool

Technical notes

camera: Toyo 10×8 field camera

lens: 450mm nikkor lens

exposure: 30sec f45

film: fuji velvia RVP 10×8