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Wicked Dark
01-16-2011, 12:57 PM
Went on a sunrise meetup w/some friends. We were on Great Bay, but the water views weren't doing it for me, so after the sun crested the trees I headed to the snow-covered meadow.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5162/5360791100_4b1164019b_b.jpg

The sun hasn't risen very high and so there are shadows on the snow that bring up the blue. I love how it contrasts with the sunlit snow. Very subtle. It was worth tramping through the snow and made coffee and breakfast later even more delicious.

Matt K.
01-16-2011, 10:08 PM
Very nice image, love the way the first rays kiss the snow, love the colors and the composition. Very well done.

Wicked Dark
01-17-2011, 07:07 AM
thanks Matt. isn't early winter light the best? I'm making more of an effort to get out in it this winter. and now that I look at it, I think this image post is suffering from some compression issues. I'll get another size up there.

casil403
01-17-2011, 07:24 AM
This is stunning WD....well done!

Wicked Dark
01-17-2011, 07:31 AM
thanks Lisa. It's the only good one from the morning aside from a picture of my friend Tim in his Oscar the Grouch hat.

Iguanasan
01-17-2011, 07:37 AM
Excellent! The soft low light is awesome and the delicate snow is just great. A wonderful capture. :)

Wicked Dark
01-17-2011, 08:01 AM
thanks Glenn. One of these days I'm going to get a decent water view sunrise at Adams Point. It's just a matter of time! Luckily there is pack ice forming and so that should help.

Marko
01-17-2011, 09:49 AM
Lovely comp here WD - cool scene!

Wicked Dark
01-17-2011, 02:25 PM
thanks. I think it came out pretty well.

asnow
01-18-2011, 08:21 PM
Beautiful picture WD. Love that early morning light.

Wicked Dark
01-19-2011, 07:47 AM
thanks a bunch. I hope I can get out again soon. Maybe Thursday.

JAS_Photo
01-19-2011, 11:47 AM
Beautiful capture, lovely light, Wicked D!

Wicked Dark
01-19-2011, 11:52 AM
thanks J. the light is so soft. I think of it as anti-HDR.

Hillbillygirl
01-19-2011, 07:22 PM
Lovin' this one WD. You have caught that blue early morning cast on the sparkling snow soooo well here.