Avebury in Winter: A Photographic Essay by Michael Allen

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But, at present, that simply is not practical. After a number of experiments, I decided that images with a nominal size of 6 inches wide would be a reasonable compromise. Resolution has had to be limited to 96 pixels per inch. In a few years’ time, of course, everything will change. We shall all have a broadband connection, and our computers will work faster than ever. And then, perhaps, photographers the world over will be able to offer their work to viewers in fabulous detail and at a very modest cost.

But, at present, that simply is not practical. After a number of experiments, I decided that images with a nominal size of 6 inches wide would be a reasonable compromise. Resolution has had to be limited to 96 pixels per inch. In a few years’ time, of course, everything will change. We shall all have a broadband connection, and our computers will work faster than ever. And then, perhaps, photographers the world over will be able to offer their work to viewers in fabulous detail and at a very modest cost.

The two stones on the left are the Portals, on the opposite side of the main road. 31 On the way to the car park, at dusk; a final view of the south-west quadrant. Across the road, the stones of the south inner circle, with Avebury village behind them. At the far right: the Portals. This concludes our tour of the Avebury site. 32 TECHNICAL NOTES This section is provided for readers who are interested in the technical side of photography. All the photographs in this ebook were taken with an Olympus OM4 camera, using Kodak T400 CN film.

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