Provence landscape

A portrait of the fields and coast-line of Provence, in southern France.
All pictures taken with a Bronica GS-1 6×7 roll-film camera.

Sault lavendar fields
Sault lavendar fields
Fields near Sault
Fields near Sault
View east from the Dentelles
View east from the Dentelles
Vineyard, north of Brignoles
Vineyard, north of Brignoles
Les Calanques de Cassis
Les Calanques de Cassis
Les Calanques de Cassis
Les Calanques de Cassis
Chapel near St Didier
Chapel near St Didier
Chartreuse de Montrieax-le-Jeune
Chartreuse de Montrieax-le-Jeune
Fields near St Didier
Fields near St Didier
Grasses near Venasque
Grasses near Venasque
Autumn forest at the foot of Mte Ste Ventoux
Autumn forest at the foot of Mte Ste Ventoux

Pictures by region across Provence

  • Aix-en-Provence – the architecture 3088 Aix street RS50 April 89Aix-en-Provence is 30 minutes from Marseille, in the south of France. Central Aix is an historic town of charm. Life in the outskirts is more typical of a Provençal lifestyle. See also Aix-en-Provence Festival 1989, and the real people of Aix. /* Side streets in the town centre Bronica GS-1 6x7, PS 100 mm at f11, Agfa RS50, ...
  • Aix-en-Provence Festival 1989, and the real people of Aix Aix residential 4 PKM May 87 thumbThe Aix-en-Provence Festival of 1989, and images of people from elsewhere in the town. Location: France –> Provence –> Aix-en-Provence Photographic equipment: Canon AE-1, with 24mm, 35mm, 50mm and 100mm lenses. Kodachrome 25 and 64. /* Aix Centre 7 PKM May 87.jpg Aix industrial 1 PKM May 87.jpg Aix industrial 2 PKM May 87.jpg Aix residential 4 PKM May 87.jpg Cours Mirabeau ...
  • Beaumes de Venise 3005 autumn colours RPP thumbBeaumes de Venise lies in the Rhône Valley, in the north-west corner of Provence and close to the Dentelles. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Brignoles 3012 Brignoles wood thumbBrignoles lies to the north-east of Aix-en-Provence leading up to the edge of the Haut Alpes. Photographs of it’s rich vineyards, woods and wild fields. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Forêt des cèdres, Provence 3055 Foret de Cedres 1 thumbThe forest of cedar trees was planted in 1861 on high land in the Petit Luberon (central Provence). The Atlantic cedars cover an area of 150 acres – once it was 4 times this size. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Gordes 3052 Gordes town RS100 thumbThe hill town of Gordes traces its history back to Roman times. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Les calanques de Cassis 3046 Cassis sea RS200P thumbLes calanques de Cassis stretch out into the Mediterranean in scraggly fingers, reminescent of the shape of Norweigan fjords. The pretty harbour town of Cassis is a short drive east from Marseille. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Pernes festival, Provence 3089 Pernes stall 1 RS200 thumbThe Pernes festival brings out traditional clothing and stalls filled with fine food, linen and leatherwork. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Portrait of a Provencal village 3041 St Didier 1 RS50P thumbSt Didier is a small agricultural village, nested on the edge of the Haut Alpes, in central Provence and a half-hour’s drive south from Mont Ventoux. For years I visited the village at different times, and at different moods of light. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Roussillon 3053 Roussillon 4 RS50P thumbRoussillon is famous for its deep red soils, and the caves where they once used to grow mushrooms. I once had a snowball fight there using the sticky red soil. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Sault – lavendar, vineyards and hills 3035 Sault lavendar fields RS200 thumbSault is a small town to the east of Mont Ventoux. In the region it is famous for its lavendar fields. For a camera, the area around it is even more dramatic. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • The Dentelles de Montmirai 3054 Dentelles 2 thumbThe False Teeth. That is the literal translation of the name Dentelles, given to a set of rocky hills to the north of Carpentras, in Provence, France. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Vaucluse flatlands 3058 Vineyard 2 PRP thumbBetween the dramatic landscapes and pretty villages of the Vaucluse region of Provence (France) there are miles of fields and rolling countryside. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|
  • Vaucluse hills and forests 3060 grass and mountain thumbI encountered hunters more than farmers while photographing the hills and forests of Vaucluse. They would appear from the bushes or long grass with rifle, and sometimes a dead hare strung across their back. Related Posts Provence mountains and escarpments, France Eyes through a camera Share|