Crater Lake

© Marc E. Adamus

Crater Lake

Stacy Lankford level-addict 7/14/2010 7:38:54 AM

Stunning! An amazing image! #1288234

Phyllis A. Houghton level-addict 7/25/2010 11:51:57 PM

You captured the lake like I have never seen. Congratulations! #8786108

Mervyn Dublin 1/1/2012 7:13:30 AM

Gorgeous you deserved the win! :) #9896362

Jimmy O. Day 9/2/2013 5:55:18 AM

Outstanding! #10830027

Lynne Eodice level-addict 10/7/2013 10:54:08 AM

This is one of the most striking images of Crater Lake that I've ever seen! Well done and very deserving of an award. #10864777

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Description

What an unusual place to photograph Crater Lake is. Not only for its unique geographic and geological features, but because you're always looking down at the subject. For years I saw the images from the masses and even some talented photographers that failed to capture the amazing grandeur I thought was inherent of the place. I visited many times before I knew what I was doing with a camera and my images failed as well. The problem seemed to be the inability to show scale, perspective and depth from above (not to mention they don't make a lens wide enough to encompass the whole lake). Things I kept in mind during this trip at all times. A backpacking trip on snowshoes around the 30 mile rim in five days. I wanted a truly vast landscape capture of the park and thus far, this has been my best attempt. Canon 17-40, 3-stop hard grad.

Uploaded on 1/27/2006 6:09:24 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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