Smith Rock Photographs in Black and White

13 Jan

Smith Rock Photograph in Black and White, by www.emiliabrasier.wordpress.comIn September I traveled to the Bend area with my kids and my Mom. We had the opportunity to stay at Eagle Crest Resort for the weekend. The resort itself had wonderful amenities, but of course we wanted to make it out to see Smith Rock which is a destination for rock climbers and hikers traveling to Eastern Oregon. The sheer cliffs are quite dramatic and create a fun photography destination as well. These two photographs I decided to try out in black and white and ended up really liking them even though they lose the blue sky and orange rock color.

Black and white photograph, lone tree at Smith Rock, Oregon

We were there right in the middle of the day so contrast was really high and although it was sunny, since it was September, it was a quite cool day. I look forward to sharing some photographs of us at the top of those cliffs and of a climber descending from Monkey Rock, which was hard to believe (to me) they could ascend in the first place. 🙂

12 Responses to “Smith Rock Photographs in Black and White”

  1. explorersofthewild January 13, 2016 at 10:32 pm #

    these are great black and whites. You did fantastic on the composition by the way

  2. yoyodreams January 14, 2016 at 4:05 am #

    Love the landscape shots! I found the contrast and B/W quite powerful

    • Live, Love, Create, Be Happy January 15, 2016 at 10:15 am #

      Thank you, I loved how the contrast worked for the black and white in this case. Thanks for the comment.

  3. Beth January 15, 2016 at 9:47 am #

    Stunning shots!

  4. J.B. Whitmore January 15, 2016 at 5:50 pm #

    Hello fellow Northwesterner. I started out at L & C law school, many years ago, and like you with your study program, chose a different path. Nice photos of Smith Rocks.

  5. Awa Kubisz January 17, 2016 at 8:50 am #

    Even in black and white they have their dramatism. Especially the one with the tree.

  6. ways2play January 18, 2016 at 5:47 pm #

    Thanks for liking I like your blog too! It’s good to connect with a photographer. I could learn a lot from you on ways to improve the photos for my site.

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