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SONY
Model
DSLR-A550
Shutter Speed
1/1000 second
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F/13.0
Focal Length
400 mm
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320
Date Taken
May 21, 2010, 9:02:02 AM
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Skies Of Winter Mornings by kkart Skies Of Winter Mornings by kkart
Season represented: Winter

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado....one thing I love to do is use long lenses and shoot landscapes with them. It is amazing what you can see using a 400mm that you would otherwise miss. Often when shooting like this, I work the composition extensively in the camera, trying to frame it exactly as I want, adjusting it accordingly so and often times just panning, looking for something that catches my eye. This was indeed the case with this shot.

Captured on my Sony a550 using a Tamron 200-400mm lens, it is an in camera HDR shot set on +3. Tripod and shutter release cable used.

:bulletred: Please see the shot on my website here how it appears sharpened correctly for web use, not allowing for the DA resizing algorithms [link]

I hope you all like it
John


See more on my website jdebordphoto.com all work copyrighted 2010 John De Bord. Feel free to link to this shot on Facebook, Twitter, etc. I welcome the extra exposure!
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Janek-Sedlar Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012   Photographer
:clap:
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zootnik Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011
Very interesting shot...it is amazing how dense the clouds are
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ariseandrejoice Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010  Professional Photographer
wow - what an awesome perspective!!!
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Hatuibwari Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010
Every time I see a post from you in my inbox I know I'm about to suffer from the most delicious bout of Colorado beauty induced nostalgia. I miss the place, but your photos bring it back to me a little piece at a time. Keep it up, you truely capture the pristine beauty of the place. ^.^
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ZanaSoul Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
Hi John, i have featured this beautiful piece here: [link]
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Originalbossman Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
Not sure about this one John. Its like the color is all wrong.
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dwth Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010  Student Artist
This photo has been featured on Thumbs of the Week 150th.:wave:
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chocoskyteddy Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
mother eaths new treasure
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Goanna-Equine Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010
Featured here: [link]

One might consider the clouds spoiling the view. But the clouds actually help to create a unique composition, and actually help create a sense of depth. not to mention, the clouds are part of the view!
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anjaleck Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful! I have to agree the one on your site is better. I can really see a difference in the sharpness.
Hugs,
Anj
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