Winter in Black and White

Black and white photo of wind blown snow on a snow covered ridge, winter, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska.

Black and white photo of wind blown snow on a snow covered ridge, winter, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska. Please click on the image above to view a larger version of this photo.

Hey Folks,

Sometimes black and white just seems to work. And usually it’s apparent before I even set up the camera. Rarely do I convert images to black and white after I’ve shot them if I hadn’t planned on doing so beforehand.

This photo I shot a few winters ago, high on a ridge in Wrangell – St. Elias National Park. I like the backlit snow, and a slight breeze kicked up, blowing snow over the ridge.

I’m looking forward to getting out and shooting a bit more over the next couple of months; this winter has seen me tied to the computer more than I hoped, but hopefully that’s almpost past and I can go shoot a little bit more. Some of these old photos from past winters have inspired me to go do it some more, and I’m looking forward to getting out soon.

Cheers

Carl

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2 thoughts on “Winter in Black and White

  1. Greg Russell

    There are days I definitely think in monochrome, Carl, and like you I often will visualize an image in b&w before shooting it. Not always, but most of the time.

    Love the image you posted–looks like a sand dune.

  2. Steve Coleman

    Carl, very dramatic photograph. Ive just come back from a sand dune shoot my self. That must have been a windy day… a good effect. Cheers Steve

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