one point perspective

 

 
mojave desert ca 1988


This was a spread of poppies so blinding it literally required sunglasses to look upon. A polarizer filter makes the sky go indigo while allowing the orange poppies to photograph more saturated without any glare or solar reflection. Tehachapi foothills are painted with color.

Canon T-90, canon 50mm1.4/polarizer, velvia

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vibrant orange california poppies in the mohave desert with cattle fence and tehachapi mountains
 
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mohave desert with orange poppies and cattle fence