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Pyramid El Castillo - Seaside view | by Martin<3s4x5
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Pyramid El Castillo - Seaside view

The Castle pyramid, an ancient nautical navigation aid.

Ships used this as a guide to cross the reef by seeing light shine through the 'windows', letting them know they are in the middle of a safe channel.

Mayan coastal ruins at Tulum - Quintana Roo, Mexico

Zenza Bronica ETRS 6:4.5 medium format SLR

Zenzanon f2.8 75mm EII aspherical lens with electronic leaf shutter (~45mm effective)

AE prism view finder and speed grip

Kodak Portra ISO 400 - 120 roll film - 4800 dpi scan - Image000011

See [www.youtube.com/watch?v=hawoHRGaDFw] for Bronica medium format camera operation

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Taken in January 2012