Stabilising Sand

Here’s a shot taken at The Hawks Nest Dunes.
This was taken on the same field trip as these three photos.

I feel as though this photo has a strong sense of layering due to the sand taking up most of the lower portion, the vegetation providing a sort of cap on parts of the sand and the clouds taking up most of the upper portion. I also feel the sense of layering is there due to the differing height levels and shades of the sand.

I like how the vegetation provides a stronger sense of definition to the dune, as well as the way it’s scattered. It gives a sense of transition to the landscape, which of course there is as, whilst occurring over a long timescale, dune systems remain in a constant state of change.

I also like how massive everything seems which (other than this particular spot being quite large) is helped by the openness of the scene.

This photo is available as a print here.

This is my submission into the one hundred-and-nineteenth Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

The theme for this one is “My Hideaway“.

I’ve included this shot as often I consider such a thing to often be away from the city and toward something closer to an idea of the natural.

The challenge is hosted by four people and cycles weekly:

Week 1 – Patti

Week 2 – Ann-Christine aka Leya

Week 3 – Amy

Week 4 – Tina

Leya is hosting this one. Tina is hosting next week’s.

I recommend checking out how people are interpreting the challenges. I also recommend joining in. It’s a growing, fun community.

I hope you enjoy.

About Stupidity Hole

I'm some guy that does stuff. Hoping to one day fill the internet with enough insane ramblings to impress a cannibal rat ship. I do more than I probably should. I have a page called MS Paint Masterpieces that you may be interested in checking out. I also co-run Culture Eater, an online zine for covering the arts among other things. We're on Patreon!
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8 Responses to Stabilising Sand

  1. Tina Schell says:

    I can imagine a lovely, solitary day away from it all in these dunes SH. Good choice for the week.

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  2. Leya says:

    Vegetation helps keeping the dune in place – well done as a hideaway.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. pattimoed says:

    I love the contrast between the sand and sky, SH. Lovely image.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. JohnRH says:

    Great shots, SH, including all the others linked. Looks like a great place for peace and quiet.

    Liked by 1 person

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