POTD: Black and Blue #1

POTD: Black and Blue #1Black and Blue #1
Badlands National Park, South Dakota
2016

I can do subtle in my treatment of photographs, but I have a real hard time not going high contrast given half a chance. The Badlands on a bright, sunny day provide that opportunity in spades. That’s especially true if, in the tradition of Ansel Adams and company, you take blue skies to black (via red filters for film photographers, black and white transform tools for us digital folks).