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This image could not have been made with color reversal film; it would have consisted of a pure black foreground and properly exposed sky, or a blown-out sky and properly exposed foreground. Only an expert processing approach (e.g. Ansel Adams’ Mt Williamson) with black and white negative film could have delivered the dynamic range seen here! Such are the wonders of modern digital cameras. MOMA has an excellent rendition of Mt Williamson. Sometime I hope to be in the Manzanar/Mt Williamson area during weather like this, and shoot for the effects seen in this image.
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