Stone Wave

Stone Wave

Stone Wave, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

The Wave is a marvelous rock formation on the Utah-Arizona border. You can read about some of my adventures visiting The Wave in this story written a few years back, and see some of my other photos of the place. Lost in the Desert continues the story of what happened after I photographed The Wave.

Most of my photos of The Wave are in color—but this is a good subject for black and white as well. In this photo, the monochrome helps to mask the scale of the place: you don’t know at a glance whether it is big or small. Answer: very, very big.

This entry was posted in Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, The Wave.

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  1. By Fabric of Stone | Photoblog 2.0 on August 9, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    […] I think this mid-key photo looks more like a textile or fabric than the reality it depicts: the vast stone walls of The Wave. […]

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