January - India. Ooticamund
[now Udhagamandalam], Tamil Nadu state. Tea picking in the Nilgiri Hills. At an
altitude of just over 7000 feet the Nilgiris and 'Ooty' rivalled Simla [now Shimla]
in the Himalayan foothills. Many British tea planters settled there and the plush
Ooticamund Club offered a haven from the humid heat of the coast. On my journey
with the University Expedition we were given 'tea at the Club' by the last of
the long time planters.
- MPP Microflex Twin Lens Reflex with F3.5 77.5mm Taylor Taylor Hobson lens -
yellow filter 1x. Film Kodak Verichrome Pan at F8 - 1/300 second. Developed by
hand in Colombo, Ceylon using May and Baker Promicrol at normal dilution.
Negative India 61/31 © Tony Morrison