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Dragonfly
mount climbing
Through the Pines
Mountain Ash
Post-Storm Sky
The Clouds In The Sky
Dolphins Down, Dark and Deep
Dragon Fly
Move
travel
Wild grass in the wind
Barren Arches
A Man
caterpillar swarm
An American Summer; Lake of the Woods
Sky
Senna pumilio backlit by sun
Canyon Waves
Round and Round
dragonfly posing on an iron fence
The Woman on the Bridge
Water Please
Daffodil and it shadow
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Barren Arches

Photographed on a road trip through Utah and Arizona, these works embody movement in often stationary settings. Though the beautiful rock formations in Arches National Park seem to rise out of the desert like unmoving soldiers, there is still an aspect of motion within them remaining from thousands of years ago when water swept over them. The sky also manifests constant movement with its towering clouds and arid breeze that can almost be felt through the images. With billowing clouds, jagged rocks, evermoving skies and pristine deserts, this landscape screams contrast and extremes. It is for this reason I portray it in monochrome because the scene boldly asserts itself, no colors needed. The dancing contrasts between light and shadow are the focus of my work. I hope you enjoy these pieces as much as I enjoyed shooting them.

TAGS: United States, Utah

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© Madeleine Montgomery.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 07.2015
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 27, 2015, 12:53 a.m.
Camera Make: Apple
Camera Model: iPhone 6
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4405
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO32
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PHOTO LOCATION Moab, Utah, United States of America