Past Memories

Contemplating the past
1/60 sec | f/4 | ISO 1600 | 47mm

There are those days where you think about past memories. Good or bad, joyful or sad. Happy or frightful. Memories are something that define us, that we live on, that no one can take away from us.

This photograph was taken at Värska Farm Museum near Tallinn during our visit there a year ago. The scene had black and white written all over it when I saw it. Taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X with the mZuiko 12-100mm F/4. I was spot-metering on the midtones on the wall, in order to capture the best dynamic range. Postprocessing in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop (I had to clone out a rope that blocked the entrance to the door).

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Wish everyone a great Tuesday


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    1. Thanks, Amy, appreciate your kind words. Allis well here, we’re just drained from three intense months of working from home and the social isolation we all feel. But we’re heading to the mountains for a few days. Life is good 🙂 !

  1. What an intriguing photograph! Thinking of our past is significant, especially when things in the world are at a standstill. I hope you’re doing well, Marcus!

  2. Marcus, you were in Estonia and I have never seen this beautiful country. I planned and planned but something was always on my way.
    This is a very soulful and amazing image. It has a very lyrical story about waiting and hoping.
    Stay safe and healthy.
    Greetings from Utah.

    1. Thank you for your wonderful words, Kaya. I’m sure, one day you will make it to Estonia. It is an amazing country and well worth visiting. Beautiful nature and so much heritage. You will enjoy it! Hope all is well with you! Marcus

  3. So evocative…gazing out a window is such a timeless activity. It’s very well done, and as always, I enjoy hearing a little about your process.

    1. Thanks for commenting, so much appreciated! It was a very peaceful setting in this farm museum, and I think the people doing the re-enactments enjoyed themselves as well. Marcus

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