In the Spotlight: Peaks of Pink
On one of my several trips to Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona, I took this shot at lower Antelope Canyon. Of the two, I really like lower Antelope as you can stay for up to three hours and there are not huge crowds, so you can usually take your time and get the shots you want.
I took this shot, and decided to play with the color temperature in Adobe Lightroom. I was looking for something different from the usual, I was looking for purples, pinks, and yellows. And so after playing with the image I finally settled on this photograph. I love the colors and the textures of the sandstone.
Does it really look like this? Yes. . . and no . . .
The purple hues already present becomes very purple and the red and orange hues already present become very pink, so the basis of the color is there in the sandstone. The texture is there as well. But I love this photograph, I love the colors and the textures, and afterall, the photograph is artistic expression, this is mine.
About the Author
Back in 1982, my Air Force roommate was in desperate need of some cash, and he had a camera. And I was in the market for a camera as I had TDY (Temporary Duty) orders for Cyprus and was looking for a good camera to take with me. So over some beers and some negotiations with my roommate (and a few hundred dollars later), I found that I had become the owner of a brand spanking new Canon AE-1 camera with an assortment of lens, including a Canon 50mm, a 35mm lens, as well as a telephoto lens. Fast forward to today, and I am now an owner of a Canon 5D Mark II (looking to upgrade, but waiting to see if Sony comes out with a 'A9' before I upgrade) and a bunch of Canon glass and I am primarily a landscape photographer. Yea, that means that I get up before the sun rises and am out after the sun sets. Makes for interesting times! Thank you for joining me on this photographic journey and hope to hear from you!