Spring Forest – Colour or Monochrome?

Spring Forest, Yorkshire www.richardjwalls.com
Spring Forest, Yorkshire
http://www.richardjwalls.com

I took this shot a Spring or so back, experimenting with camera motion in an attempt at an abstract view. 99 of a 100 shots were abject failures, leaving me with twisted eyes and killer migraines, but this one shot magically transformed my local woods into a distant Far Eastern rain forest, with simplicity and colour.

Spring Forest, Yorkshire www.richardjwalls.com
Spring Forest, Yorkshire
http://www.richardjwalls.com

Wind on 2 years and whilst preparing a revamp of my website – http://www.richardjwalls.com – I automatically switched the shot to monochrome. Now there is no way I’d have done this deliberately … but …

Shot with a Nikon D800.

http://www.richardjwalls.com