Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Sun and Shade

The Twin Rocks at Capitol Reef.
Above, in overcast light.
Below, in sunlight.

Now, while wildflowers often do rather well in overcast light
(at least for photographing closeups),
take a look at this nice but not terribly distinctive view of arrowleaf balsamroot flowers (balsamorhiza sagittata) in overcast light:

And compare it with this:

Arrowleaf balsamroot was growing everywhere in Capitol Reef.
Another year, I will try to get down there when the orchards at Fruita are all in bloom!

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