Jamnik church is a classic scene in Slovenia, and one I’ve photographed often; as you’ve likely seen. Typically it’s photographed with the great mountain Storzic behind it, but I wanted it in the mist…
I started noticing a problem with my camera lens, but that problem, I was to discover, would actually be a huge help when it came to trying my hand at a technique known as Intentional Camera Movement (ICM).
At first I was annoyed when the usual road to Sveta Ana church was closed and I was diverted through the village of Kamnik pod Krimom. But when I chanced upon this viewpoint showing both these churches in an adjacent setting, I forgave them. It just goes to show how driving around can reveal all sorts of different perspectives.
Through Spring, Summer and Autumn the sun rises over the mountains behind Bled Lake, and from the viewpoint of Ojstrica it makes for a great photo, weather permitting, Here’s the story behind the photo.
The story behind the shot. Making a success out of failure.
The intention on this morning was to capture the sun rising over the mountains behind the island church of the assumption of Mary on Lake Bled, from the classic viewpoint of Ojstrica. It was likely my last chance, because soon the sun would move too far south for the autumn and winter.
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