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Flying snow

Flying snow
Copyright ©2005, Bruce Patt
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Out of school for the day, sisters fly down a slope in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.

Photographer: Bruce Patt
Folder: Bruce Patt
Uploaded: 02-Mar-2005 04:35 CET
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Camera: Olympus C5060
Exposure time: 1/500
Aperture: f8
Focal length: 27mm
Focusing method: Spot
ISO: 80
White balance: Clouds
Flash: no
Image format: SHQ
Processing applied: usm, levels adjustment and cropping. slight "fill flash" in PSE
Various: -0.7 exposure compensation. -2 contrast This was shot back-lit to accentuate the spray of snow against a background of dark forest.
Image resized to: 502x800

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nice action shot.

tom neal at 22:38 CET on 02-Mar-2005 [Reply]


Very nice action stopping! Did you pre-focus on the expected spot?

Moshe Ronen at 19:37 CET on 03-Mar-2005 [Reply]


A nice shot !

Sergio Di Giovanni at 21:01 CET on 03-Mar-2005 [Reply]

Thanks for your comments!

I did use spot focus, and focused in advance on a contrasty spot on the snow. Manual exposure was based on a couple of test shots--and you can imagine the spread on the histogram.


Bruce Patt at 07:09 CET on 04-Mar-2005 [Reply]

ADAM and I like it !

coulors could be little more saturated

Dirk Guttmann at 20:13 CET on 04-Mar-2005 [Reply]


... but it's a bit overexposed.

Admin MyOlympus at 18:46 CET on 10-Mar-2005 [Reply]