The Monochromatic Desert

February 2, 2015 at 5:22 pm (Black and White Photography, Landscape Photography, Leah McDaniel Photography) (, , , , , , , , )

Dusk approaches in the Nevada desert, gilding the barren desert mountains with the day’s last light.

The monochromatic treatment gives the skies as much depth and character as the landscape. The stark beauty is laid bare in this black and white image, translating the desert’s beauty in simple elegance of form and tonality.

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And here, a sandstorm is rising, blotting out the sun as the desert skies rage with wind and sand.

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