Sharing some winter pictures
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Posted: 1/24/2013 9:02:13 AM
Thought I'd share some winter pictures. We've had some snow this year, which is much better for pictures than last year when there was no snow and it was just brown all winter.

This day was particularly foggy, which was great for pictures!

I had fun playing around with some of these pictures - I used textures/brushes from Shadowhouse Creations.

As always, CC appreciated! Thanks for looking!

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2.


3.


4. And this one was pure luck - got a tree reflection in a water droplet.




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Posted: 1/24/2013 12:31:08 PM
That last one was pure skill - skill to notice, skill to respond quickly enough to get the photo, skill to get the exposure right. Great job.

I really love the second one too, with the foggy look in the top of the trees and the pop of color with the folks walking.

Thanks for sharing!


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Posted: 1/24/2013 12:34:09 PM
Thanks!

For the last one, I wasn't even going for the reflection (I didn't notice it at the time). I liked the water droplets on the pine needles and when I opened them up on the computer I noticed there was a reflection. This is the original picture: http://www.pbase.com/pudgy_groundhog/image/148337020

Next time I will pay more attention.



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Posted: 1/24/2013 8:49:53 PM
Those are very nice pictures, love the foggy-ness, very good time weather wise to go out and shoot.

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Posted: 1/24/2013 11:07:41 PM
These are awesome! I love the water drop, I've never been able to capture one!


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Posted: 1/25/2013 6:10:56 AM
Love the extra effects you've added to the first and am super impressed with your reflection in the droplet shot. We are supposed to get snow today - ugh!


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Posted: 1/25/2013 10:18:19 AM
Thanks ladies!!



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Posted: 1/25/2013 2:29:16 PM
Very nice and love the droplet.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 4:58:38 PM
2 & 4 are my favs but they are all wonderful shots.

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:11:48 PM
great shots!



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Posted: 1/26/2013 9:49:25 PM
I'm finding myself drawn to 1 and 3.

I'd really like to see 1 without the textures though. I don't think it really adds to the pic, my opinion only.

I think it would make a very striking image on it's own.

You've really caputed the essence of winter in these.



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Posted: 1/26/2013 9:58:05 PM
Thanks ladies!

Krisztina, here's the first photo without anything added:



I wish I had gotten to the tree when the snow was fresh to create one line of tracks!



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Posted: 1/28/2013 2:07:49 PM
Love the droplet shot!


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Posted: 1/29/2013 1:46:36 PM
Wow, I love these! I'm really hoping we get some snow here before it's spring!


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Posted: 1/30/2013 1:14:49 PM
Love love love 2 and 4. I agree, I like 1 without all the stuff...it seems more striking to me.


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Posted: 1/30/2013 1:15:45 PM
Thanks for the comments and feedback ladies!!



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Posted: 2/3/2013 8:55:17 AM
Oh my gosh to the water droplet tree reflection! I've never seen a photo like that before. Awesome!


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Posted: 2/3/2013 10:09:22 PM
Beautiful work!




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Posted: 2/3/2013 11:54:10 PM
What beautiful photos. I love images of leafless tress and yours are striking. I really love the first one without the editing. It seems more haunting.

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Posted: 2/5/2013 8:25:18 AM
great shots! I have seen so many snow scenes and don't shoot it and then I am mad when the snow melts and I say if we get snow again.... I am so NOT a procrasonater not sure what my problem is...lol again Good job for getting out there


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Posted: 2/5/2013 8:26:17 AM
Thanks everybody!!



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Posted: 2/5/2013 9:22:52 AM
They are beautiful. I love winter. I have had some snow this year but not as much as you. but we Di have some cold and ice for sure.


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Posted: 2/5/2013 8:31:33 PM
I really like the second post of the first photo. It really doesn't need all that texture.

Thanks for re-posting it for me.



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Posted: 2/6/2013 4:31:22 AM
These are wonderful!

I think the second one is my favourite, for its emotional appeal. But they are all so well done, and the first one is very striking, and the last one has that added interest, a special bonus if you take the time to look closer.


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Posted: 2/6/2013 1:41:54 PM
I like the second one, with the vibrant people walking into the foggy world.

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Posted: 2/6/2013 8:42:59 PM
beautiful!


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