Laurent Baig – The Wild Light

January 10, 2010

Changing Plans on the Fly

Filed under: Colorado Plateau, Photography — Tags: , , , — Laurent @ 7:05 pm

juniper, vermillion cliffs wilderness, arizona

I spent a couple days in the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness with Harley Goldman over Christmas.  I was a little plussed when the red rock I expected was practically nowhere to be found and there was this crazy amount of this strange white stuff everywhere.  It gave me big pause while I had to get used to thinking in a different way.  I was thinking of finding patches of reflected light.  Well, there was reflected light, but most if it was reflecting off the snow!

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8 Comments »

  1. Laurent, I like the light on the tree with the contrasting shadow background. Steve

    Comment by Steve Sieren — January 10, 2010 @ 8:36 pm

    • Hey Steve, that’s exactly what drew me in to this little scene. Thank you!

      Comment by Laurent — January 11, 2010 @ 8:38 am

  2. Beautiful simplicity.

    Comment by Tero — January 10, 2010 @ 11:35 pm

  3. Cool image, Laurent!

    Comment by Michael E. Gordon — January 11, 2010 @ 8:44 am

  4. Hi Laurent,the background in this photograph tells the story about this juniper well, thanks to your skillful composition. Sometimes using “the lack of the light” can work well to define the subject …requires shift in the thinking process

    Comment by Robert Burcul — January 23, 2010 @ 6:26 pm


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