Culm dunes – October 2019
You can listen behind the scenes as I make these photographs in an episode of Photowalking with Colin titled Culm dunes.
I’d been wanting to use the Monochrome picture style in my Canon camera but hadn’t found the right subject. Until this day, when the sun was still relatively high in the sky, and I remembered how Nick Carver took advantage of these less than stellar photographic conditions to make black and white photos in the desert. I don’t have sand dunes or cacti available to me so I thought of using these anthracite culm piles as my sand dunes.
I am happy with how the first photograph came out. But I’d like another crack at these, and a few different compositions, with a lens hood.