High on Photography…

isolation …

… on 395 south of Pendleton, Oregon.

And for Frank:



3 responses

  1. I cannot imagine living in a lonely place such as this.
    Sorry, Frank, I think I like the B&W better. 😉

    June 1, 2016 at 7:28 pm

  2. I find examining the two images really shows me how important it is to know what you’re saying with the image. Maybe. My personal read on these two is that the B&W is desolation, absolute and without hope. The color one shows me a glimpse of why people might want to stay, providing that hope-factor. There are pockets of deep green, the cows have food. etc. I think both images support the contrasting interpretations quite well. Good on you to see this as a proper subject for the camera, Denny. Well shot.

    June 2, 2016 at 9:19 am

    • Dr. Denny Wilkins

      I spent so much time in the West when I was younger taking postcard vistas. I don’t look for them anymore. I look for images that tell stories. And, as you correctly point out, the presence or absence of color have a great deal to do with determination of meaning — for photographer and viewer alike.

      June 3, 2016 at 9:19 am

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