Next Up – Mamiya C330 Pro F Medium Format Camera

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) Here are my first images developed, scanned and processed from my new/old Mamiya C330 Pro F using 55m, 80mm (std lens) and 180mm lenses.  The techniques for focusing and finding the correct exposure is the same as using the Shenhao 6×17 view camera, i.e. ground glass with… Read More Next Up – Mamiya C330 Pro F Medium Format Camera

Catchin’ Up

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) As I’ve continued to share my images on Instagram, my photo blog postings have dropped off.  Well, I’m back with an array of film and digital images from our trips east to Barmouth, Wales, Snowdonia National Park Train Ride, then south to Exmoor National Park, next southeast to the… Read More Catchin’ Up

2nd Roll Kodak Etkar Film w/Shenhao 617 View Camera

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) Reference this original POST covering my first Shenhao exposures. Just a quick follow-up note on my next 4 exposures on the Shenhao 617 view camera two weeks ago, always an enjoyment with the lag of getting the film in for development then tiff scans back, i.e. like opening an X-mas gift.… Read More 2nd Roll Kodak Etkar Film w/Shenhao 617 View Camera

Long Exposure Workshop w/Craig Roberts of e6 YouTube

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) This is my second time with Craig for a “1:1 teaching moment”.  This time the subject is “Long Exposures” under various conditions from full sun to full rain and everything in between, i.e. This is Britan. Raining kittens and dogs was the cards we where dealt for… Read More Long Exposure Workshop w/Craig Roberts of e6 YouTube

First Shenhao 6×17 View Camera Exposures

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) Reference this original POST covering my first Shenhao exposures. Just a quick follow-up note on my first 4 exposures on the Shenhao 617 view camera two weeks ago.  As mentioned before I had a full list of Things Gone Wrong (TGW) requiring my attention.  I’ve taken actions to correct plus create… Read More First Shenhao 6×17 View Camera Exposures

Wales: Pen-Y-Fan Mountain Day 1

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) Pen-Y-Fan Mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park Here’s a slight diversion: Brecon Steam Engine Railway Ride Visualize Your Walk Around the RED LINE Hipstamatic iPhone App Images 2017-05-13 Saturday Day 1 I arrived at Pen-Y-Fan ~8a after leaving Birmingham at 6a, do the math.  The forecast was for rain at… Read More Wales: Pen-Y-Fan Mountain Day 1

Fujifilm GF670 Medium Format Camera

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) Fuji GF670 Camera with Kodak Ektar 100 and Ilford HP5 Well, I’ve re-discovered film as a digital man wanting an analog past. (Joe Walsh would say, I’m an Analog Man in a Digital World).  Film is just plain fun from understanding which film stock, ISO… you need for the scene and slowing down in… Read More Fujifilm GF670 Medium Format Camera

Cityscapes Workshop – 1:1 With Craig Roberts in Birmingham

Welcome to Big Mountain Photography (Dashan Sheying –大山摄影) My photography checklist of things to do had a “1:1 teaching moment with a Professional Photographer”.  The list is now checked, i.e. Craig Roberts. The focus of this workshop for me was the use of graduated / polarizer filters given the constant on and off again gray… Read More Cityscapes Workshop – 1:1 With Craig Roberts in Birmingham