The dramatic Crestone Needle towers high above a meandering alpine stream.  Winds and monsoon moisture continuously pushed this long cloud off to the left of the peak until thunderstorms formed later that morning. It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted any black and white images, so here’s a recently developed one from last summer.

Sangre De Cristo Wilderness, Colorado - July 2014

Shot Notes:

HP5 400 4x5, 75mm Super Angulon

¼ second at f32, 2 stop soft GND and orange filter