Provence mountains and escarpments, France

A portrait of the mountains and escarpments of Provence, in southern France.

Provence mountains below: Mont Ventoux, Mte Sainte Victoire, Grande Canyon du Verdon, and the mountains near Digne-les-Bains. All pictures taken with a Bronica GS-1 6×7 roll-film camera.

Mont Ventoux Sainte Colombe – dawn light
Mont Ventoux Sainte Colombe – dawn light
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Mte Sainte Victoire – a light that inspired Cézanne
Mte Sainte Victoire – a light that inspired Cézanne
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Mte Sainte Victoire – a light that inspired Cézanne
Mte Sainte Victoire – a light that inspired Cézanne
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Grande Canyon du Verdon
Grande Canyon du Verdon
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Mountains near Digne-les-Bains
Mountains near Digne-les-Bains
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Mountains and escarpments by region, across Provence

  • Chapelle St. Victoire – pictures 3107 St Victoire abbey 1 RFP thumbMonte St Victoire dominates the landscape to the west of Aix-en-Provence. Hidden behind huge rocks slabs there is a small priory (or abbey) dating back to the 11th century. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pictures Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience Provence landscape Bronica PG 100mm ...
  • Esterel, Provence Esterel 09 PKM 05-88 thumbThe Esterel hills are just to the north of Marseille (France). This rocky, hard landscape was home to partisans during the Second World War. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pictures Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience Provence landscape Bronica PG 100mm lens for GS-1 – sample pictures Bronica ...
  • Grande Canyon de Verdun 3078 Verdun gorge - thumbThe Grande Canyon de Verdun is a magical gorge in the Haut Alpes, with a variety of terrains and moods. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pictures Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience Provence landscape Bronica PG 100mm lens for GS-1 – sample pictures Bronica PG 2x teleconverter for ...
  • Grande Canyon de Verdun – the highlands 3078 grasslands 2 by Verdun thumbWith no road across the Grande Canyon de Verdun, photographing it can neccessitate driving its length and back again to find the correct spot for picture. It was during those trips that I discovered the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm ...
  • Haut Alpes 3081 Digne 5 PRP Sept 89 thumbThe Haut Alpes stretch from the Alps west into Provence. Sometimes mountains, in places high and flat, but always beautiful. These images were taken close to Digne Les Bains. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pictures Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience Provence landscape Bronica PG 100mm lens ...
  • Monte St Victoire Aix en Provence – south face 3100 St Victoire from shrine RVP thumbMonte Sainte Victoire rises from the craggy planes to the east of Aix-en-Provence, and a half-drive to the north of Marseille. The vertical cliffs of the southern face dominate the landscape. The moods of St Victoire change according with the changing of the light, and the temparements of the weather. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years ...
  • Mte St Victoire – the summit 3102 St Victoire mists & escarpments RFP thumbMont St Victoire stretches up from the craggy plane east of Aix-en-Provence, 45 miles from Marseille. Near the summit there is a hole leading down to a small cave that looks out on the craggy plane towards the south. Technical info: Frame #1. Just outside the cave near the summit of St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, ...
  • Sisteron and Gap 3081 Digne 5 PRP Sept 89 thumbThe high peaks of the Haut Alpes stretch upwards in rocky shapes, with tree-covered flanks and twisting rivers that seperate them. Related Posts Bronica GS-1 – 23 years of use Comparison of 6x7 medium-format cameras Bronica GS-1 Zenzanon 150 mm – sample pictures Bronica GS-1 – equipment experience Provence landscape Bronica PG 100mm lens for GS-1 – sample pictures Bronica PG 2x teleconverter ...
  • Views from Mont Ventoux 3031 Ventoux daylight thumbMont Ventoux is about 45 minutes drive east from Avignon, deep in the centre of Provence on the south east corner of France. The mountain dominates the surrounding countryside, with its distinctive white top that looks like snow from the distance, although from close-up it’s a huge area of white stone. … I’ve returned many ...

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