an even darker landscape

Bryan Schutmaat © Abandoned Homestead, Red Mountain Mining District, Colorado, 2011 By happy coincidence I discovered the work of Bryan Schutmaat, and his poetic series:  “Grays the Mountain Sends”. In “Grays the Mountain Sends”, Schutmaat skillfully documents the rugged landscapes and people of the great American West. The images describe a series of mining sites and small, hardscrabble mountain…