Monochrome Madness Theme Country (Yemen)

I have not participated in a while, but seeing Leanne’s wonderful photos of her trip to the USA,  I realized that it was a good moment to start participating again. This week theme is ‘country’. At a glance you add ‘western’ but I am not into photos of line dancing! So I browsed my collection of photos that are my stock for my blog and found photos of a trip to Yemen in 1998. At the moment the situation in Yemen is far from peaceful or safe. In 1998 it was quite a safe place to go to and a wonderful experience to be in this beautiful country.

Monochrome Madness:
Leanne Cole is an Australian photographer; each week she organizes a ‘monochrome madness’. Every four weeks there is a theme, and the other weeks are open for any monochrome photo. 

About the B4 retouch series:
I browsed my archive for pictures to publish in – an originally – small series. That series caught on a bit more than I thought. All of them are not retouched yet. Scratches, dust and stains are not removed.

 

Jemen, near Manakah – March 1998

Shot with Nikon F90 on Kodak TriX, scanned from film and edited using Snapseed and Marksta . Click the picture for a bigger version.

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8 thoughts on “Monochrome Madness Theme Country (Yemen)

  1. That’s an enigmatic shot, it looks otherworldly partly because the landscape feels medieval and the image is so many subtle shades of grey. Great shot. I wish I could visit Yemen but it doesn’t feel like a wise choice these days.

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