This gum tree is situated on the Charles Darwin Walk at Wentworth Falls (which follows a route from the township to the falls that Darwin walked in 1836).
The contrast between the smooth surface of the trunk and the peeling bark and ground cover invited a composition.
Camera: Linhof Super Technika IV
Lens: 90mm f8 Nikkor-SW
Exposure: 1/2s at f16
Film: Ilford FP4+ (EI 64 ASA)
Development: 9 mins in Rodinal 1:50
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