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Cross-country skiing, Lake Tahoe, CA

Brenda c. McFarland
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/15/2006
    Neat capture! I really like the effect of the sunbeams through the clouds!

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1/10/2008 8:03:19 PM


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Thank you Brenda!
As you learn about exposure and the latitude of your film or digital image sensor, you know when you can capture shots like this - where the sun is enough behind the clouds to be overexposed in order to capture detail in the rest of the scene.
Plus, the snow acting as a fill card, bouncing in light to your subject doesn't hurt too.
All while the storm light changes every second, and you have to capture moving subjects in knee-deep snow!

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1/10/2008 10:39:08 PM

Lisa J. Boulden
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Stunning capture, Sean! Definitely tricky lighting situation which you've mastered here quite well!

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1/14/2008 4:41:18 AM


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Thank you Lisa,
Learning exposure takes time, practicing in a variety of circumstances. But as you improve, you find ways to use your limitations to your advantag e- and that's when you truly begin to create images.

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1/14/2008 8:36:17 AM

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