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« on: February 01, 2012, 04:31:29 PM »
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Two from the weekend.
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2012, 04:37:49 PM »
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I like the first one the better, the snow on the grass at least for me give it something extra.
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2012, 06:22:01 PM »
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Definitely #2 for me. Almost abstract, with gentle, muted colors. Horizontally falling snow added a lot to the atmosphere of a cold, windy, barren landscape.
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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2012, 07:17:02 PM »
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#2 without the top third



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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2012, 07:24:48 PM »
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Slobodan’s description of #2 is mostly on the mark except for the term “barren,” which doesn’t quite fit the scene.

Anywho it is a very painterly winter-scape capture. The blurred snow grabs the eye subtly and works to soften. It’s the kind of place and conditions I like to hike in during this time of year.

Nicely done!
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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2012, 08:46:54 PM »
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I vote for #2, exactly as you made it (not cropped). Very nice!

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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2012, 12:02:31 AM »
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Not to be a fence sitter, but I like them both for different reasons...

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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2012, 07:13:44 AM »
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#1 is my first choice with #2 a close second. And like Mike, for different reasons.
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« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2012, 08:27:13 AM »
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Thanks to all for the comments and suggestions.

It was -9, 30 km/h wind and -18 windchill. I wish I had spent more time varying exposure times to better capture the blowing snow, but it was *cold*. This kind of weather tends to focus me on composition instead of technical fiddling, which is probably good.

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