Dominance of Tone

 

 

 

 

The subject of this photograph, under normal conditions, would be fairly uninteresting. The trees, hit by a fading burst of sunlight, against the billowing black sky, take on a completely different character. The dominant dark tones surrounding the small group of trees create an ominous, threatening tension that, without the atmospheric conditions, would not exist.

Trees and Storm showing dominance of tone © John Lovett

John Lovett “Approaching Rain” 2009