After the Storm: La Blaitière

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Romuald Kosina

Romuald Kosina - Apr 9, 2006 3:54 pm - Voted 10/10

I think...

I think your beautiful photo is propor to add it to my album 'misty mountains'.
I do it.
Cheers!!!
Romek

Corax

Corax - Apr 9, 2006 6:49 pm - Voted 10/10

Tooth

Beautiful!

Travis Atwood

Travis Atwood - Apr 10, 2006 12:34 am - Voted 10/10

Beautiful shot

Nice work.

alex_vega

alex_vega - Apr 10, 2006 1:00 am - Voted 10/10

Nice..

Uooou fantastic shot!

Will Davis

Will Davis - Apr 10, 2006 1:39 am - Voted 10/10

Well Done

I'm jealous of you for having seen that.

pablo

pablo - Apr 10, 2006 7:26 am - Voted 10/10

Fang !!

Beatiful shot

bbirtle

bbirtle - Apr 10, 2006 10:01 am - Hasn't voted

Thanks!

Although the effort was zero - I saw the clouds finally clear from my apartment window, suddenly, and near sunset, after three days of constant snowfall, and decided to play tourist and run around town with my camera.

I shot that right outside of Mojo's sandwich shop in the Chamonix town square. Easy pickings! (And good sandwiches!)

Velebit

Velebit - Apr 11, 2006 9:22 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Thanks!

I guess the one 'being on right place at right time' describes it well :-) But we know sometimes that is not enough if you don't know how to capture it properly so 0 for the effort but still 10 stars for the shot! Not bad at all! :-)

Diego Sahagún

Diego Sahagún - Apr 15, 2006 1:01 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Thanks!

Haven't you retouched it?

bbirtle

bbirtle - Apr 15, 2006 1:31 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Thanks!

I compared just now to the original again and no, nothing too drastic: moderate Levels to push the contrast (in retrospect a little overapplied), and linear color correction to pull out the orange and darken the sky slightly.

It's always a fine balance deciding how much to touch things up in Photoshop... I figure all the pros do at least color and exposure correction, so that's what I generally stick with. The contrast range on my camera isn't too great so I almost always bump that up, and the color detection as well seems to always lead to too much cyan, so I usually push in more orange/red to compensate...

Enough geekiness. Thanks for all your 10 votes. I would have voted it a 9 but hey, no complaints here!

hucksquaw

hucksquaw - Apr 15, 2006 8:42 am - Hasn't voted

jeezus

pic of the week and pic of the day. bbirtle = killing it right now

John Climber

John Climber - Apr 21, 2006 3:40 pm - Voted 10/10

Attraction force

I just clicked on your amazing shot even before logging in. Then I wanted to vote and I found out that I forgot to log in...thanks to the attraction force of your image. Congratulations!

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