Rural landscapes: the Arctic sand bar


My 2018 visit to this fascinating, remote, northern Canada territory included time to wander along the lakeshore searching out quietly interesting compositions like this. See the distant ship? It stayed there for the entire time I was in Baker Lake, pumping gasoline through kilometres of hose into giant tanks that provided fuel for the long winter months ahead.
As this scene had only the blue sky and dull brown sand to provide colour, I opted to go monotone and heighten the scene’s contrast/drama.
Nikon D7100, polarizing filter, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky.

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