18 Sep 18 We're a bit overdue for a B&W so for B&W Tuesday this week that's what I'll share. IF Ox Bow Bend is the most frequently shot location in Grand Teton National Park, then Mormon Row has to be the second most shot location in the park. Or maybe it's vice versa. Either way it doesn't matter, when you visit that park you will go see both. And if you are a photographer you'll shoot them as well. Oddly, before visiting the park I had no recollection of Mormon Row but being an avid reader of photography magazines I don't know how that happened. Now I see the photos everywhere. Guess it's something like buying a new vehicle and then seeing them everywhere when before you hardly knew of their existence. This was an early morning shot taken just as the clouds broke and the color of the light was quite bluish which doesn't show off the old rustic barns to their best, so I tried to bring back the colors as I remembered them but wasn't able to do it to my satisfaction. That being the case, I thought I might get the effect I desired by switching to B&W and I did. This image views quite differently on my two boxes so I'm uncertain as to how you are going to see it, but hopefully it will look O.K. I've added in a "bit" of grain to give it a 50s film look; some of you may appreciate that, others perhaps not.
I've adjusted the original as described above plus cropped off a lot of sky that I don't feel added anything worthwhile. And while I didn't do it I probably should have taken out the con trail; I'll leave that as an exercise for those of you who like playing with these mailings. From Film Days Nikon D200; 18 - 200; Aperture Priority; ISO 250; 1/1000 sec @ f /7.1.