Rural landscapes: grabbing hold of the wind


Southern Alberta is one of the windiest places in Canada, so it’s no surprise that the landscape is dotted with hundreds of turbines. I’ve discovered lots of people intensely dislike them — especially as they’re not the solution to producing “clean” energy that some of their proponents claim — but turbines make an intriguing subject for landscape photography.
Nikon D90, tripod, graduated density (darkening) filter on the sky

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