Open Door on a Dark Night

An open door on a dark night; a portal to a different world. Villa Cassa Blanca, Ronda, Andalusia | Sigma DP1 Merrill | http://www.richardjwalls.com Villa Cassa Blanca, Ronda, Andalusia | Sony RX1 | http://www.richardjwalls.com I just loved the way the opened double doors of the villa framed elements of the room inside, creating a picture all of its own. Shooting Notes Top. Sigma DP1 Merrill for 8 seconds, ISO 100 at f11. Post processed in SPP and Lightroom. Reds needed to de

Andalusian Light Show

Last night Andalusia provided a spectacular send off to our week in the Sun, lighting up the vineyard and the distant mountains beyond. Andalusian Light Show | Sony RX1 | http://www.richardjwalls.com Andalusian Light Show | Sony RX1 | http://www.richardjwalls.com Andalusian Light Show | Sony RX1 | http://www.richardjwalls.com Shooting Notes I’ve not taken lighting strikes before and this seemed too good an opportunity to miss, so we stood out in the rain at 1am and continuous

Puente Nuevo, Ronda – Sigma DP1 Merrill

The Puente Nuevo, Ronda. A classic scene, photographed countless time, but still the view that drew us to Andalusia and to Ronda itself this year. Puente Nuevo, Ronda | Sigma DP1 Merrill |www.richardjwalls.com Ronda | Sigma DP1 Merrill |www.richardjwalls.com In the camera bag for the trip was a DP1 and DP3 Merrill, plus the Sony RX1. The DP1 Merrill has turned out to be the camera of choice. Its 28mm lens just seems to fit the dramatic landscapes that surround us, and in the

Sierra de Grazalema – Sigma DP1 Merrill

Goat herds aren’t a natural sight where I live in Yorkshire. Here they abound. Sierra de Grazalema | Sigma DP1 Merrill | http://www.richardjwalls.com http://www.richardjwalls.com #LandscapePhotography #SigmaFoveon #Andalusia #Mountains #Travel #SigmaMerrill

Sierra de Grazalema Pass – Sigma DP1 Merrill

Feel the flow of the road as you head over the pass, but watch out for oncoming lorries! Sierra de Grazalema | Sigma DP1 Merrill | http://www.richardjwalls.com The Sigma DP1 Merrill is really a joy to use in Andalusian light. No tripod needed, just point at the scenery, use the histogram to protect the highlights, and it’s in the bag. In the murk of the UK the camera is a cracker but there’s no denying that Andalusia is its natural habitat. I just wish I’d brought a viewfinde

Sierra de Grazalema – Sigma DP1 Merrill

Following Polly’s navigation we took a long-cut through the Sierra de Grazalema on our journey to Zaraha. Round a corner and wow! Does it get any better than this! Sierra de Grazalema | Sigma DP1 Merrill | http://www.richardjwalls.com http://www.richardjwalls.com #LandscapePhotography #SigmaFoveon #Andalusia #SigmaDP1Merrill #Travel #SigmaMerrill