Mte St Victoire – the summit

Mont 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, 100 mm f3.5 standard, Agfachrome RS200.
  • Frame #2. Stone cairn on the western path up St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Agfachrome RS50P.
  • Frame #3. Escarpments on the south face of St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RFP at 100 ASA.
  • Frame #4. View to the planes south of St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 100 mm f3.5 standard, Fujichrome RFP at 100 ASA.
  • Frame #5. The mists and low cloud that often cover St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 100 mm f3.5 standard, Fujichrome RVP at 50 ASA.
  • Frame #6. View from the cave near the summit of St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RFP at 100 ASA.
  • Frame #7. Grasses and heathers on the climb up St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Agfachrome RS100.
  • Frame #8. View into the cave near the summit of St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Agfachrome RS50P.
  • Frame #9. View down to the 13th century chapel on St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RVP at 50ASA.
  • Frame #10. View from the chapel to the natural stone walls that protect it from the southern wind. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RVP at 50ASA.
  • Frame #11. The living accomodation by the chapel on St Victoire. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RVP at 50ASA.
  • Frame #12. Instructions for hikers staying in the accomodation. Bronica GS-1 6×7 rollfilm, 65 mm f4 wideangle, Fujichrome RVP at 50ASA.
  • France, Provence, Monte Saint Victoire.
  • 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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