Author Archives: Andreas Gros

Golden Gate BW

Getting better at shooting with the Intrepid 4×5.

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Small

Trying my hands on some macro shots. This is the first macro shot I really like.

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Path

I’ve been trying out a Mamiya 645 camera this past weekend and this is one of the scans I just got back from the lab. I really like the heft and sturdiness of the camera. Now I just have to … Continue reading

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Horses

Another one from the Netherlands. I spent a delightful hour in the company of these horses in the ‘De Biesbosch’ national park, close to the city of Dordrecht.

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The Helper

Another shot from our trip to the Netherlands. This is taken from the same corner of the Paterswoldsemeer as Drama. The windmill is called ‘De Helper‘ (The helper) and was built in 1863. After going out of service in the … Continue reading

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Drama

This is a 20 second exposure from the shore of the Paterswoldsemeer, a large lake south of the city of Groningen in The Netherlands. The excellent thing about making photographs in the Netherlands is that you can rely on that … Continue reading

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Golden

Our view from Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley earlier this evening. To me, this is why it’s called the Golden Gate.

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Into the Light

Further explorations with the new 100-mm-macro lens. It also works for non-macro images. A great egret at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

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Dew Catcher

Posting the first shot in ages puts more emphasis on the image than it deserves. I was trying out a new lens this morning and I really like it. But I definitely have to practice a lot more with it.

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Groom

We saw this beautiful brown pelican in his mating colors on the Elkhorn Slough during a Elkhorn Slough Safari Nature Tour. It was great fun to see lots of sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, hundreds of birds, and to … Continue reading

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