Classic Moonscape

© Harry Lichtman

Classic Moonscape

Uploaded: December 21, 2008 05:29:44


Utah's classic Delicate Arch seemed to be a better fit as a B&W than color image for this composition. Taken in November, the setting sun doesn't light up the arch as is does with the higher sun, but the slight back-lighting created some rim light which I found attractive. I also liked the way the streaking clouds and highlighted mid-ground mimicked the striations in the sandstone. The snowy La Sals completed the shot. While not completely original, it's a difficult place to put

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/25 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Mark S. Cox December 21, 2008

Harry, beautiful capture. I love the B&W. The tones and lighting are great. Also, great job with the placement. - Mark #1054893

Harry Lichtman December 21, 2008

Thanks Mark - It's very cool to finally see a landscape that you see so many pics of. It definately lived up to it well documented pictures. Have a great Holiday, Harry #6918662

December 21, 2008

WOW Aamazing capture, Harry!! Great tones and I also love the B&W. Superb Shot!! #6918685

Michelle Alton December 21, 2008

It's a wonderful, exciting b&w photo, Harry. Red rock can really be too much, but this brings out all of the natural beauty and drama without the red! #6918806

david w. iverson December 21, 2008

Wonderful composition and great use of b&w! Well done! #6918946

Michael G. Marshall December 21, 2008

Cool image Harry! Very interesting in B&W! Michael #6919646

Dianna Murphy December 21, 2008

Wonderfully thoughtful composition. Beautiful. #6919765

Keith Bozeman December 22, 2008

Incredible shot! This is probably the best shot that I have seen of this place. I especially like the B&W. #6930837

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 21, 2009

WTG, Congrats. on this stunning Finalist.

UB. #7064611

mark grandoni January 21, 2009

Congrats Larry! #7065365

Erin Appelbaum January 22, 2009

Stunning finalist Harry. Peter #7066777

Summer A. Kozisek February 16, 2009

Fantastic image Harry, lovely lighting. I love your choice on the b&w. Congrats on your finalist! #7172626

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