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An abandoned building deteriorates at the base of the Upper Blue Hills near Hanksville, Utah. “The blues” stems from the 17th-century English expression, “the blue devils,” which described the intense visual hallucinations of delirium tremens—the trembling and psychosis associated with alcohol withdrawal. This was later shortened to “the blues,” which described states of depression and upset—people and places that are empty and in bad condition—and it was later adopted as the name for melancholic songs.
Moving to the right and left, closer and farther away, allowed me to position the building at this spot, with the prominent ridges of the butte in the background visually emanating from it.
Canon EOS 5D II; Canon EF 28-70mm @ 40mm; f/8 @ 1/25 sec, ISO 100; Gitzo tripod, RRS BH 55; remote trigger
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