Smoke Settling into the Canyon
Normally, this view goes on just about forever.
A devastating wildfire season on the west coast gave us a much different view, with smoke settling into the canyons and giving everything a weird, muted look. (This was shot at mid-day.) But you know how I am: at least the situation gave me something different than the usual shots of bright blue skies, vivid red rocks, and a blue-green river, and I wasn’t too disappointed about that. “Anyone can get those shots,” I said to myself in a tone that was probably too smug for the actual situation.
But what I learned is that from a photographic standpoint, smoke doesn’t really add that much to an image. And I was reminded to stop being so damn smug, already.
Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah
Posted on October 13, 2020, in Photography and tagged 365 photo project, black and white photography, Dead Horse Point, learning to see, Leica, melinda green harvey, monochrome, one day one image, photo a day, photography, postaday, road trip, smoky skies, take time to look, thoughtful seeing, travel photography, Utah. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.