Snowy Willow matted and framed.
Photography 101: Solitude – Capture a snapshot that conveys the state of being alone.
Cairns built by unknown hands high on the Lakeview Mountain Trail in British Columbia’s Cathedral Provincial Park, all show you the way home. When the mist comes up they are a welcome sight to the traveller suddenly very much alone in the solitude of the mountain.This painting was first a photograph and is now a photograph of a painting. I hope this legitimizes its inclusion in Photography 101. I will await the reprimand.
All right, I admit it is perhaps a slight exaggeration but hopefully it caught your attention. Let me explain… and there will be a poll at the end.
My recent post Monochrome Enchantment was inspired by a superb exhibition at the Andrew Smith Gallery in Santa Fe of the works of Ansel Adams. Landscape photography never looked more breathtaking and I came away in awe of the drama and beauty of Ansel Adams’s black and white view of the world and a greater understanding as to why he is considered one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century. Continue reading