There is just something about a tree lined avenue that I simply cannot walk past without plonking my camera down on a tripod and letting the shutter go click.
I was actually out for a stroll a few weeks back on a very determined mission to try and continue my quest to photograph the lodges of the Phoenix Park. I had taken my bicycle with me to the park for a change, if you saw the size of my Bronica camera and tripod you wouldn’t really wonder why I drive all the time. I had this very precarious set-up which involved some old fashioned sturdy elastic straps to keep the tripod attached to the crossbar of the bike. A disaster waiting to happen really. Thankfully, said disaster happened whilst I was cycling in soft [and quite long] grass. Basically the elastic made a sound like “Boing”, the tripod fell to the ground and I had to make a very rapid stop, before I lost my tripod. I was pretty lucky the strap didn’t catch one of my legs [or something further up] as these things are like some old torture aid.
Anyway, I saw this scene and I started photographing.
The lodges can wait, they ain’t going anywhere in the near future.
This photo was taken on a Bronica medium format camera using Kodak Tri-X 120mm film. The print was made by my very own hands in a traditional wet darkroom.
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8 thoughts on “Tree Lined Chesterfield Avenue”
Thanks so much Robyn.
Greetings from NewBrunswick.
Once again,more eye candy 🙂 I’ve been trying my hand with. Coastal photography.
Cheers to you overdose the sea.
Hi Barb, really sorry for taking so long to get back to you.
I’m currently working on another photography website for all my non Phoenix Park work and its taking up way too much of my time already, that and a very energetic 3 year old to look after during the day.
Coastal photography, tell me more please ?
I will be able to share some scenes taken along the New Brunswick coast. Patience, my friend. All the best for the future website in progress.
Keep me posted eh.