I said we were coming up here to shoot big vistas. …And I'm going to do that. But we got up here. …It, it was closer than I remembered. So we got up here with good light and a …lot of time to spare. So I decided there was no reason not to …walk around and shoot some other stuff. And when I got up on top of the ridge …here, there's all this lava flow and, in the low light it looked beautiful when …you looked into the sun. The flat planes of the rocks really light …up in this really nice way. So that's what I'm doing here, walking …around shooting. And, mostly what I was playing with was …just trying to find something to do with those beautiful black rocks.…
Sometimes it was composing them against the landscape in the background. …Sometimes it was trying to compose them against these little white bushes. …There was there were these perfectly white branchy things that looked really …nice against the black, or at least I thought they should. …I, I couldn't really figure that one out. Some people ask me about the fact that I …
- Looking at the light
- Composing a shot to show rock texture
- Taking a shot with haze and working it in post
- Shooting sand dunes in changing light
- Exploring the vistas for a more dramatic shot
- Understanding the pace of a place
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Desert Roadtrip: Day One
2. Desert Roadtrip: Day Two
3. Desert Roadtrip: Day Three
4. Wrapping Up the Trip
Wrapping up the trip15m 54s
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