Sonoran Desert in Monochrome

Scenes from the Sonoran Desert in monochrome.

Sonoran Desert in Monochrome
A dead Desert Ironwood in black and white.

The harsh lighting in the Sonoran Desert led me to experiment more with monochrome (black and white) photography. I actually quite like many of the results, much more so than the full color versions of these photos.

An old Skippy peanut butter jar buried top-down in a wash.
Melanie uprighting a plastic chair that was lying in a wash. Typically we collect as much trash as possible, but this chair was rather large and we were a long distance from camp.
X marks the spot...
Dried and cracked mud in a wash.
Rippled sand (and sandmat) in a wash.