Rural landscapes: that moment of ecstatic light
NOVEMBER HAYROLL, NEAR CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA
The possibilities of this scene grabbed me immediately, but so did the challenge: what do to with that thin, unbroken strip of blue sky. It tended to divide the picture and that’s not a good thing for most viewers. I had two choices: minimize it by using a wide-angle lens or use the hay roll to break up the strip. I tried both; this is the best of the bunch.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky.
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