Seizing an opportunity


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Seizing an opportunity

So we're just driving down this little two lane country road out in the middle of nowhere in Oklahoma. And it's very pretty out here but nothing's really been catching my eyes. We've been driving down some, by some stands of trees and things like that, but I didn't see any reason to want to stop. We come up over this hill though, and I look off to my right and I see this. This stand of trees, just immediately caught my eye. It's been burned, or the bark has been stripped off, or some combination of both. And what I was immediately struck by was, wow there's a whole bunch of really bright white and a whole bunch of really dark black.

So I've got really extreme contrast which means just tonality. So we pulled over and made our way through the barbed wire and I started shooting. Now the reason that stark black an white caught my eye was I, I immediately started thinking. If I'm shooting with an eye toward black and white, I'm going to have all of this contrast to p...

Seizing an opportunity
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