Mono wetlands

by Stefan Fletcher September. 03, 2009 2418 views

I thought I'd give your optic nerve a rest after those fireworks, Picasso projections and ochre, so here are some monos from the Camargue.

Of course, if you've spent the last five hours looking at your friends' blogs, anything will look good, but the Camargue, wetlands that form the Rhône delta, have that bare emptiness just aching for monos. I left the flamingos in colour because they're so cute.

Flat countryside makes me very ill at ease. It must be my Swiss origins and the years I've spent living on slopes. I'd make a bad Belgian…

The last village before the wetlands. Creepy feeling, although fascinating social architecture, but I felt too out of sorts to linger

I'm rather proud of this one. Probably better viewed larger.

More salt pans

Severely cropped and kept in colour because it seemed like a good idea at the time.

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Kecskemétiné Nelli 7 years, 8 months ago

I like №3 & 4. Finally I have caught up with you. =D

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Thebronzebow 7 years, 8 months ago

Good reason to be proud of #2, it's beautiful!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Mark 7 years, 8 months ago

Love #2 & #3

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Brian 7 years, 8 months ago

I really like these B&W's. Great atmosphere in each.

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Hong S 7 years, 8 months ago

very nice place,, and i like the last one....

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Lynda 7 years, 8 months ago

I'm into black and white at the moment and looking at past pics to convert. I like the texture on 3 and had no idea there were flamingos in France!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Soulcurry 7 years, 8 months ago

Love #2...

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Piyali 7 years, 8 months ago

Looks like an interesting (and quite devoid of any human existence) place to me and I really love the shot that you are proud of!!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Kate 7 years, 8 months ago

very atmospheric shot but agre with falt landscapes..Wales is my home and very less than falt

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
David Swatton 7 years, 8 months ago

Cool set - I like the flat emptiness of these kind of places - I think that's one reason I like deserts. Now if you want flat and boring... Lincolnshire where I grew up - miles and miles of table-flat arable farming.... yawn!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Jennye 7 years, 8 months ago

Excellent captures Stéfan!!
added #2 and 4 to my favorites....love the flamingos!!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Michael Sakowicz 7 years, 8 months ago

The vantage point in excellent in the first shot. Yes, the next two are exceptional, but I also like your extreme cropping in the flamingo shot.

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Sandra Vermeulen 7 years, 8 months ago

Photo 1 looks a deserted city. Scary.
2 is indeed a nice picture.

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Gyã¶Ngyi 7 years, 8 months ago

2 and 3 are perfect!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
Doris 7 years, 8 months ago

2 and 3 are very good!

7 years, 8 months ago Edited
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