George Appletree


Bayou 56

photographs·thoughts·and some more·for the contemporary mind

Blog posts : "General"

A collection

May 24, 2017

Perhaps someone wants to have a look to some more of my photographs...

















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One half

May 23, 2017

A half 135 film frame camera made this one. Carrying always with you it's not difficult to complete the 72 photographs.




May 11, 2017



























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When the trees sleep

May 8, 2017

Some poetic words to mean it doesn't matter much what camera you use, what lens you do.



... only tired of wearing a Leica


The right point

May 3, 2017

But, no. The camera is much better than that.

Other than being a new system for me, it is in fact a very friendly camera full of virtues.

Easy to handle, if missing a slightly more refined viewfinder, it makes my delight.

No complications. Menus are easy going and you can forget about them …

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April 27, 2017


Some extra grain gives this digital photograph an atmospheric nuance



April 20, 2017

At the end, ... a camera like any other. Able to take good photographs.

I like particularly this one. Slightly processed, it brings some sense of form and visual content


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April 18, 2017






April 18, 2017

Two extreme examples of what the camera produces; original jpeg size not retouched, 40 mm lens (60 equivalent)





A couple

April 13, 2017

Finally the frame sticker removed... Let´s things work the way they are.

A couple of the first samples, not processed, just straight on from the camera



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April 9, 2017

Trying a Fujifilm XPro1 these days.

The early conclusion is simple:

Photographs are excellent.

Interfacing that camera after being used to rangefinders needs some, say practice.

It is "very electronic", but once knowing how it works and what's able to do, things become easier.

The option betwee…

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March 24, 2017

The steerage

March 18, 2017

It came to mind when having a look to one of my works:

Considered a very important photograph. Stieglitz moved from pictorial works towards what called "straight" photographs. For ending in a sort of abstraction he called "equivalents".

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Some fun

March 16, 2017

Perhaps the world is perceived in a different manner staying on a rope. It was funny getting that guy remaining there as if being on a solid rock.



The selective eye

March 15, 2017

Photographers, at least the ones capturing photographs rather than staging scenes, develop some sort of selective eye.

When pressing the click all need to be arranged at the desired manner time allows it. But what catches the sight is due to that selective view. Which makes taking this and not …

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March 9, 2017

There were two birds

coming and coming

flying, singing.

Suddenly, randomly, sequencely.

To make their nest.

Bit after bit.



March 9, 2017

Sometimes, sometimes?, magic comes by the hand of, ... say magic again. So, say no it's just whatever. Or mean nothing.

Anyhow it's a pretty thing an automatic panoramic view make this kind of automatic "magic". Lovely, isn't it?

By other side ubiquity perhaps it's an unnecessary word in any dic…

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March 4, 2017

That's with my very first camera. It was a present that communion day.

Lately, lens removed and pinhole installed, it keeps on making beautiful things... Here, its last picture with a very out of date color film



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March 2, 2017

Coming soon this new fair, for those interested in represented artists and galleries



February 27, 2017

There are many articles flattering the work of the previous post photograph, published in LIFE magazine, but have a look at this brief comment


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