Monte St Victoire Aix en Provence – south face

Monte St 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.

Technical info:

  • Frame #1. St Victoire Aix-en-Provence from the shrine. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RVP at 50 ASA.
  • Frame #2. Early morning on St Victoire, from the south-west. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Agfachrome RS50P.
  • Frame #3. First light on St Victoire, from the south-west. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 100 mm f3.5 standard, Fujichrome RVP at 50 ASA.
  • Frame #4. Grass fields to the south of St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 100 mm f3.5 standard, Fujichrome RFP at 100 ASA.
  • Frame #5. Evening light on St Victoire, from centre-south. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Agfachrome RS50P.
  • Frame #6. Final light over St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Agfachrome RS50P.
  • Frame #7. St Victoire, in mists. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 150 mm f4 short telephoto, Agfachrome RS50P.
  • Frame #8. St Victoire Aix-en-Provence, pre-dawn light on the south face. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RVP at 50ASA.
  • France, Provence, Monte St Victoire, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Mountains, rockfaces, sunrise, storms.
  • All images scanned at 2400 bpi and 64-bit scanned on Epson V700 then resampled for the web.

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