Sunrise, Alabama Hills

Sunrise, Alabama Hills

Sunrise, Alabama Hills, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

Do you miss the colors of sunrise in this landscape shot taken in the Alabama Hills above Lone Pine, California last month? At first I thought I might—then I saw how the absence of color evokes more memorable color connections that the color itself ever could.

Monochromatic conversion mostly accomplished with the High Contrast Red preset applied as a Photoshop B&W adjustment layer. For comparison, here’s a link to a color presentation of a shot taken at about the same time, showing dawn at the Alabama Hills with Mount Whitney behind.

This entry was posted in Landscape, Monochrome, Photography.

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