I may just have mentioned before how much I love shooting my Canon AE1 in combination with Kodak Portra 800…but I’ll have to say it again! I find the richness of colour and detail so beautiful to my eyes, as well as the rendering of soft and golden winter light and the gorgeous greens. The weather has been very cold here over the past few weeks, but just recently it has nudged back up above zero. Whilst we haven’t let the bitter temperatures deter us from heading out to shoot, it was certainly much more comfortable on this particular day, and the evening sunshine looked very promising. Thacker Marsh is a beautiful and peaceful spot very close to our home and it has quickly become one of our favourite places in the area to stroll and take photographs. The sunlight was simply magical, whether directly lighting the trunks and branches with warm, colourful light or creating drifts of golden mist and making every little detail of moss on twigs stand out in backlight. There were many little moments of wonder and discovery, and I feel so lucky to be able to go back there again any time to see and feel more of the magic of this place.
All photographs shot on Canon AE1 with 50mm 1.8 lens (with a new lens hood!) on Kodak Portra 800 film and dev/scan Canadian Film Lab