I’ve long been waiting for an opportunity to get a view of these mud hills from above in even light, so my choice for the Photo of the Month for January 2013 was an easy one – it’s one of the (many) photos of Carrizo Badlands seen from the Domelands.
The conditions were perfect – an overcast day after a rainy day in the desert made the light flat and even, without any hard contrasts. From above, the mud hills looked almost soft, like a cloth of silk spread out over more ragged structures. Maximizing the contrast brought out these incredible colors, and I am absolutely fascinated by the chaos of lines and shapes in this frame.Thanks for reading! You can stay up to date with my blogposts and subscribe via email (the subscription form opens in a new browser window/tab). It's easy as pie! :-)
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