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July 30, 2014 / Aware of the Void

Killinthomas Turf Camp – Pinhole Obscura Reblog

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In the years 1939 to 1945 large scale turf camps were built on the Bog of Allen with a view to harvesting turf on an industrial scale. This was part of Irelands efforts to be self sufficient during the second world war. The camps were home to men from all over Ireland that came to cut the bog for fuel. 

The bog camps are long closed and not much remains of them but the hidden inside the Killinthomas woods you can find the decaying buildings of Irelands past. I walked around the old dining hall, the crumbling dormitories and found an old boiler room. In the middle of the former grounds standing on its own is the old telegraph station.

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Homemade 4×5 Pinhole Camera (Horseman 120 rollback fitted)
Film: Kodak Ektar 100
Dev: Tetenal C-41 Kit
Pinhole:0.3mm
Focal Length:50mm
Aperture:f167
Exposure:Various – I have notes don’t be afraid to ask…

Orininally posted on the http://pinholeobscura.com/ site.

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  1. christian harkness / Aug 15 2014 5:01 pm

    These are absolutely wonderful!

    • Aware of the Void / Aug 17 2014 7:56 am

      Thanks Christian, it is a really nice place to spend a few hours.

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