Natural landscapes: the photographer’s shadow
SPRING MORNING IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS, ALBERTA
I spotted this giant boulder while driving on a remote country road in southwest Alberta and knew it would provide for several useful compositions. I didn’t expect to be part of them, but when I looked through the viewfinder, I saw the shadow would make a good secondary point of interest after your eyes wandered over the rock. Nikon D90, tripod, polarizing filter.
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Beautiful Frank. Thanks for introducing us to all those great Prairie photo locations!
Thanks, pal. It’s always fun to cruise down country roads that *might* harbour good images…. 🙂
Fantastic light, Frank. Love the colours in the boulder. Did you get any close up shots?
Thanks for the kind words, Fred. Yep, did a number of compositions here, including a close up on one side of the photo and a distant hill on the other. Might post it at some point…. 🙂
That’s a whole different type of self-portrait; the self-shadow! 😉 All kidding aside, this is a great shot and I love the snowy hills (mountains?) in the distance as well. 🙂
Those are the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies in the left distance. Thanks for looking and the kind comment. 🙂
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful….
Thank you! 🙂