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mtnmanjc
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« on: December 02, 2008, 06:49:51 AM »
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Hey Everyone,

This shot is from about a week ago up at Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Winter Grips Dream Lake

All comments welcome!

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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008, 07:39:18 AM »
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Very nice,  I really like the hint of the backdrop through the mist.  Its looks bloody baltic too, how cold?

Gary.
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008, 03:34:38 PM »
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It was very calm, and in the lower 20's.  A beautiful day to  be in the park!

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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008, 05:35:34 PM »
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Gorgeous photo of Dream Lake.  I initially thought it was black and white until further study revealed some color in a couple rocks.  Really a nice view of this oft-photographed scene.
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2008, 07:30:04 PM »
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I was immediately taken with your photograph. But then my eyes started darting around the rocks. Still a great photo, but I think it would be even better in b&w.
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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2008, 04:29:02 AM »
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Thanks for the comments!!   I'll try a  B&W version and see what it looks like.


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« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2008, 04:47:06 PM »
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I'll second the B&W suggestion. I would also slightly crop the left side, the half cut rocks and pine tree are somewhat disturbing. Great shot, otherwise, a very cold mood.
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« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2008, 12:55:30 AM »
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I thought B&W when I first saw it, but then I looked at the subtle browns in the rocks and the hint of blue, especially in the upper right.  It doesn't jump out, but I think the colours add to the image.  Others are certainly welcome to disagree, and a B&W would certainly be worth trying!

Mike.
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2008, 10:02:04 AM »
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Very nice. ++ on the B&W comments, I think I'd add a tiny boost to the highlights, I'm viewing this on an old laptop though...
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