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Colàc and Piz Boè as seen...
Colàc and Piz Boè as seen from the Roseal Crest. To the right of Colàc you see the ascending trail to Forca Neigra. July 21st 2005


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Vid PogachnikVery fine picture!

Vid Pogachnik

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Everything is running towards right and up - clouds, ridges,...
Posted Dec 21, 2005 5:22 pm

SaintgrizzlyRe: Very fine picture!


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What Vid said....

Very fine picture, indeed! Great shot!
Posted Dec 22, 2005 1:25 am

Gangolf HaubThe secret...

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... is the polarizer and some fine weather. By darkening sky and meadows the camera is tricked into using a lower shutter speed which in turn brings out the bright rocks. This works especially fine with the pale dolomite rock.

Actually the Nikon camera I was using needs some polarizer enhancement. Otherwise the colours are just too dull. A good comparison would be:

  • without polarizer

  • with polarizer
  • Posted Dec 22, 2005 3:57 am

    Gangolf HaubRe: The secret...

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    I checked with one of the linked shots above - using the auto gradation curve function actually produces a somewhat similar result - still you see it's not real. Polarizers take off reflections by tiny dust particles which usually produce a grey layer. Software can only compensate part of that.
    Posted Dec 22, 2005 4:14 pm

    JonBradforddamn that's pretty!


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    Nice shot Gangolf.

    Posted Jan 3, 2006 5:08 pm

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