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Hemlock, from below

Hemlock, from below

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
  • what3words: pigtails.legions.amplification
  • Copyright: © 2011 Chris Jones. All rights reserved. More information.

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