Moons Crossing Pemberton is a popular camping and fishing spot with the locals within the Warren National Park. This is a relatively shallow section of the Warren River. River bedrock and large rocks are exposed along the river, especially during the drier months.
Fringed by towering karri forest the river alternates between broad open sections of
This image was used for a double-page spread in my book about the landscape surrounding the Pemberton Wine Region. I was deliberately using a 6x12cm roll film back on my 4×5 camera to compose this image. The 6x12cm format fitted well with the book’s double-page spread without the need for cropping the original image.
In the days of the first Europeans moving into the area there were of course no roads or bridges. They traveled through the forest on horseback towing their belongings in a cart. Obstructed by the river they were forced to search for naturally shallow areas of the river they could cross. Moons’ Crossing Pemberton is one such place.
Velvia 120, Horseman 6×12 roll film back Wista Field Camera and 90mm lens.