Rural landscapes: the snows of May
HWY. 66 AFTER THE SNOW, KANANASKIS COUNTRY, ALBERTA
Living at 1,000 metres above sea level means dealing with the occasional May snow dump. This was a glorious morning to make photographs, because the rivers and ponds were ice-free and made for wonderful reflections with snow-laden trees.
To heighten the contrast, I kept the centre lines in colour, but converted the rest of the scene to black & white. Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky.
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We love K Country, so beautiful.
Yep, I love K Country, too. 🙂
That’s a superb image, Frank
Thanks for the kind words. 🙂
Love it! Nice work.
Thanks for the likes on my blog, Stages Photography!
Thank YOU. (And nice photos!) 🙂
Love this shot! Such great leading lines and wonderful framing! The snow covered pines are gorgeous!
Thanks for the encouraging words, Susan. 🙂
nicely donn Frank
Love the contrast of the white snow and the black asphalt…really great image!
Thanks! It was a pretty amazing morning. 🙂
I really like the b&w contrast but the yellow line was such a good call. Nice!
Thanks, Brian. Colour keying is a fun technique to use. Just not too often. 🙂
A very cool composition. And I love how you have kept the yellow and converted the rest to B&W. A great shot!
Thanks! Apparently it’s called “colour keying”. It’s a cool technique to use now and then.