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Landscape Section - 2022
'The Picturesque Eye'
Wednesday 28th September
Gordon le Pard led a visit to the Meon Valley to use replicas of 18th-C. technology to view the landscape. The technology included a ‘Claude Glass’, as illustrated above, a mirror used to view the landscape as a reflection. The photo, below, shows how, in this case, a view of the sky can be selected and framed to get a particular effect.
Gordon brought another type of Claude Glass that viewed the landscape through coloured glass, with different colours for different effects, e.g. blue for winter or moonlight. These are shown below:
The group then walked to a viewing point overlooking Meon valley. The photo below shows a view northwards, towards Old Winchester Hill.
A larger view of the same photo can be seen by linking to the above image. ('Pop-ups' may need to allowed for this webpage.)
Any questions about the Landscape Section?
Then email Mike Broderick Landscape Section Chairman