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AJMorris
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« on: March 03, 2012, 10:53:53 PM »
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This image was made in June, Kodiak Alaska. I liked the contrast of the bleached stump and the living green landscape. I wanted to preserve the details of the texture of the stump so i literally set up the tripod on top of the stump and angled the camera down enough to capture the stump and some sky. Standing on the stump gave me a higher vantage point which allowed me to include the emerald and gold grass in the composition as well. The Summers here are beautiful when the weather cooperates.
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2012, 04:45:21 PM »
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really nice shot, the mountains and the sky really caught me
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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2012, 12:38:56 PM »
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Something about the photo just looks weird to me - those strangely dark patches in the left-hand clouds seem too small a thing to cause that feeling, but it's still difficult to put the feeling into words.

It's almost as though the light in the mid-ground/background is from a different direction than the light in the foreground -- the mid-ground/background shadows seem too dark compared to parts of the foreground. Oh well.

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