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Boulder Creek in the snow
Posted By: Mark Castleman, 12-13-2007, 09:54 PM



K10D, Pentax 18-55mm, 1/30, f/9/5. ISO 100, +1.0ev, converted to B&W in Aperture since there was hardly any color to begin with
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12-13-2007, 10:54 PM   #2
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Dang that looks cold and wet too. This is the perfect image for b&w with all the different textures. It looks like you will have snow for Christmas.
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I like it! All I would recommend is reducing the brightness and increasing the contrast a bit. Kind of like this.

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I agree nice shot and is way better in B&W

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Gorgeous!! I like Jeff's suggestions as well.
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I did goose up the contrast a bit in Aperture but I can certainly see where going a bit further gives more depth to it.
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Great shot Mark. You've captured the wintry feel. Nice composure and depth.

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Excellent shot. Definately gives me a cold feeling. Well done.
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It was quite cold indeed. If you look closely in the lower left there are two mallards in the creek probably wondering "Why again did we not fly south?"
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I really prefer the soft look of the original. It has a more bleak and bitter feeling to it.

This, mind you, is me writing from a place that has just put up with a hot week with temperatures in the mid- to high-30s.
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