Dust Clouds Over a Kurdish Valley

in #photography6 years ago (edited)


Our host took us on a sightseeing trip around the Soran area in Iraqi Kurdistan. It was a little disappointing because all day overcast from a dusty haze caused by high winds. The dry season was just beginning and the soil was starting to lose its moisture.
I actually think the haze adds to this photo because it creates a contrast in the layers of mountain. I considered making this photo black and white but I think the color in the central mountain adds to the picture.
Fujifilm X-T1
Fujinon 35mmf/2
f/5
ISO 200
1/3000 sec

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Beautiful photo! Fuji has really great colors and dof! Also, I would appreciate if you could check out my profile I do photography too ;) Happy holidays and Merry Christmas to you! :D

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Thanks man! Sure, I will ;)

Beautiful shot, I wish I could capture a hazy day like you have! Merry Christmas I looked through your blog, you have some beautiful photos.

Thanks a lot! Merry Christmas!

Hazy days can be beautiful as well, just as you have shown here. Well done my friend :)

Thanks. Merry Christmas!

DUDE. That is a killer shot. I haven't seen that one before. Reminds me a lot of a Caspar David Friedrich painting..even the colors. I really really like it.

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lovely image...merry christmas to you

What is the world beautiful and life too short.

The scenery is very beautiful view it can be

Excellent work, very atmospheric

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