I think Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is one of my favourite species of tree. It grows in shady places where most conifers refuse to grow, and it lives to a ripe old age. There are a few large specimens in Nova Scotia, some located in Kejumkujik National Park. There’s a nice walk through one of the oldest stands and it’s quite magical. They’re also scattered throughout the rest of the park and make for great subjects.
I think it’s important when walking through the woods to stop now and then and take a look up. There’s another world up there, well worth a few moments of consideration.
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- Camera: Mamiya 6 medium-format rangefinder
- Lens: Mamiya 75mm
- Filter: #15 deep yellow
- Film: Fuji Acros 100
- Developer: Rodinal 1+100
- Development: Small tank for 14 minutes at 20 degrees Celsius. Agitation was for the first minute, then five inversions per minute.
- Date: March, 2011
- Location: 44.318183, -65.244536
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