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aubintbay
01-06-2012, 07:25 PM
Came out this morning to 8" of new snow. One thing that stood out to me on the drive out to work was the red/brown shrubbery that lines the ditches down both sides of the road.....it stands out well with so much white all around.
I think i'm starting to get a little better at this winter landscape thing. This pic is completely unedited. I just put it thru LR3 to resize it. If I could improve one thing the snow on the road is a little blown out to my eye.

Mad Aussie
01-06-2012, 08:24 PM
I'm not so sure it's blown out at all. It looks good on my monitor. This is actually almost perfect exposure. Colour balance could be fractionally, fractionally off ... maybe.
It's a great shot.

Bambi
01-06-2012, 09:07 PM
I agree with MA on this one. the exposure looks perfect. I hope you have 4 wheel drive and a good set of tires!!

Hillbillygirl
01-07-2012, 08:28 PM
Very nicely done Aub, and I agree with the others, very well exposed, especially considering the grey conditions.

Only one thing though. Just like a man, trying to pass this off as 8 inches:rolleyes::rolleyes:

Mad Aussie
01-07-2012, 08:36 PM
I'd love 8 inches

Mad Aussie
01-07-2012, 08:36 PM
of snow!

aubintbay
01-07-2012, 09:57 PM
Thanks everyone!

I heard that Hbg!!:D
The depths were up and down from place to place. When I pulled my F150 in at the office it was dragging bottom I'll have you know.:):)

kat
01-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Haven't seen snow in over a year.. :( Spend two years complaining about it now I would like to see some. Doesn't look blownout to me either!

Runmonty
01-08-2012, 12:24 AM
Nice Photo - I like the curve at the end of the road.

aubintbay
01-13-2012, 08:18 PM
Thanks Kat and Runmonty!

asnow
01-16-2012, 10:38 PM
I'm really liking the snow pictures I'm seeing from you and HBG. In the GTA (Mississauga) we haven't had much of a winter.

vyeko
01-17-2012, 06:52 AM
I like perspective which give a nice depth.It is very good exposed but need some level correction.

aubintbay
01-18-2012, 12:20 PM
Thanks Asnow and Vyeko!
I like what you did with the photo also Vyeko!

Marko
01-18-2012, 01:50 PM
Nice image! I agree with everyone else, just a hint overexposed but no clipping at all on my monitor.
Vyeko's edit echoes my initial feeling about more contrast. I might burn in the "shadows" of the snow by another 15% or so for extra poppiness...but that's just me.

susan
01-21-2012, 10:28 AM
Vyeko - nice edit --- on colors, etc.. maybe just a wee strong on the sharpness tho. I agree with Marko on burning in the snow just a little bit to pop it out more.
Nice image, Aub!

aubintbay
01-23-2012, 01:38 PM
Thanks Marko and Susan!
I have tried the dodge/burn on a few photos but havent posted them yet........need alot more practice!

ArtphotoasiA
03-10-2012, 01:40 PM
Good shot but will work out on that red/brown shrubbery making them more colorful so will stand out of the white.
Anyway to me look a bit underexposed.