ARCHIVE 98 – KILIMANJARO (MONO)

 

 

Kilimanjaro
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Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, seen from Kenya’s Amboseli Game Reserve; July 1978.

OM-1 with 75mm-150mm Zuiko; Agfa CT18 colour slide rated at 64 ISO; converted to mono in Silver Efex Pro 2.

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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer - using mono, colour and combinations of the two - many types of subject, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous, trying new ideas, working in multiple genres. And I've a weakness for Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

12 Responses to ARCHIVE 98 – KILIMANJARO (MONO)

  1. Sonali Dalal says:

    It is like old classical film!! lovely light too!!

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  2. I love this image Adrian – such a balanced composition and a wonderful sight.

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  3. LensScaper says:

    Well, I can definitely say that there was more snow in ’78 than there was when I saw and climbed this back in 2007. An obvious and significant shrinkage of the snowcap. Evidence of climate change most certainly. I love this image too – eerie, cloud wreathed and that extraordinary semi-symmetrical bulk. What a mountain!

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      That’s interesting, Andy. I can remember the very small and retreating glaciers on Mt Kenya from sometime around 1978 too – maybe none of these snowcaps will last. Well, I’m a geologist – and things come and things go! Glad you like the shot – thank you. Adrian

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  4. Sallyann says:

    The icing on the cake? 🙂

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  5. Malin H says:

    Stunning… and so perfect.
    Wonderful composition and tones… there’s a silent feeling in this one and I can only imagine the feeling you must have had in you…

    Enjoy your weekend, my friend. Hugs from Sweden.

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