3 Days after zero ~
I decided to revisit my arch for some windy/sunny day photography. . finished this project fairly late on the first day (couple days ago). so i went back for more… for context, the last balance i posted was on a base rock slightly out of this frame on the right. same general spot.
anyway… a key i’ve learned for good stone balance photography is having the patience to observe scenes over time and see exactly when and where certain light occurs, often making or breaking certain compositions, at different times of day.. i had a hard time finding an attractive composition the day i finished this… it was after sunset that day… mostly dead light then. also, lining up an arch with scene elements is a bit more involved (usually) than lining up a single vertical balance. this is especially where millimeter adjustments of the tripod matter: camera perched within 10 cm of flowing water, but necessary. . . and now with the sun, things came alive in a different way.. really beautiful light peaked out here and there… here’s a glimpse