Other nature

January 13, 2009 ·

Michael Reichmann

This page contains nature and wildlife photographs which may be of interest, but which I feel are in a lesser category than the ones on my mainNature Page.

Lilly Pads — Muskoka, Ontario, 1993

For several years I was frustrated with my inability to make a decentCibachromeprint of this image. There is a wonderful delicacy to the faint underwater forms, but the contrast problems inherent in theCibachrome / Ilfochromeprocess didn’t allow them to remain clearly visible in prints.

I came across this transparency recently and in minutes was able to make a scan and print interpretation inPhotoShopthat had stymied me for so long in the darkroom. Look at the enlarged version to see what I mean.

Sea Ranch Flora, 1995

The rock and flora details available along the sea cliffs near The Sea Ranch make for hours of enjoyable hiking with ones camera. I have literally dozen of shots like this. Choosing which are my favourites is always difficult.

Photographed with a Mamiya 645 and 150mm lens with extension tube.

Deer 1, Quebec, 2000

On a spring afternoon in the Laurentian Mountains north of Montréal I saw at least 8 deer during a 3 hour period. This young doe was kind enough to pose for me while I braced myself on the hood of the car and hand-held the shot at 400mm.

Photographed with a Canon EOS3 and 100~400mm f/5.6L IS lens on Provia F100 film.

Michael Reichmann

Michael Reichmann is the founder of the Luminous Landscape. Michael passed away in May 2016. Since its inception in 1999 LuLa has become the world's largest site devoted to the art, craft, and technology of photography. Each month more than one million people from every country on the globe visit LuLa.

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