revisiting the American River photos

I have  finally started adding some  images to the  skeleton galleries  of this low -fi website–eg., it is the  portrait and the road trip galleries that I have been working on.  The additions are  adding some  flesh to the skeleton, as it were.

In going back through my 2018  digital archives on the hard drive of the  2017 iMac  I  came across the images  that I had made whilst  on  my  brief holiday  at  American River on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

seascape, American River

The images that caught my eye were the ones I made on an early morning autumn walk along the shoreline of the estuary on my  last day of the  brief  holiday. I had never done this on previous visits,   as I had though that this part of the estuary at American River  was more or less inaccessible.

I wish  that I could have stayed at American River  longer so that I could return to photograph along this  littoral zone with my Linhof 5×4 camera in the early morning  light.

estuary foreshore, American River

The colours in the soft early morning autumn light were stunning. But the ferry to Cape Jervis on the mainland had been  booked,   and  so I had to move on after cleaning up the holiday house.

However,  I did have some time to quickly explore the Boudin Conservation Park, east of Penneshaw before I needed to catch the Sealink ferry to Cape Jervis to return to Encounter Bay.

Baudin Conservation Park

The large format  photography was not to be on this very brief holiday with family.    This form of slow photography  would have  to wait for another visit.