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Cold as Ice
Cold as Ice
giantmike


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Hearty Fun (Standard Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Date: Feb 13, 2017
Aperture: 4
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Date Uploaded: Feb 13, 2017

Super random occurrence here.

On a dreary Saturday morning, I was driving with the kids, mainly scouting spots for future photos. I was driving past this little pond when I noticed the ice was melting, and a shape was appearing in the middle of the pond!

I cursed myself, as I didn't bring the long 150-600mm lens, which could have filled the frame with my subject. So I used the 24-105mm at the longest length, framed my shot, and went about my day.

Sure, it's not the most interesting or beautiful shot ever, but it meets a challenge which I think is exceedingly hard to meet (really, how many heart shapes are in nature, especially in the middle of winter).

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Would you look at that. A totally unexpected top 5 entry. Wow! Thanks for the votes and comments once again!

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 44
Avg (all users): 6.2281
Avg (commenters): 6.3333
Avg (participants): 6.0435
Avg (non-participants): 6.3529
Views since voting: 416
Views during voting: 113
Votes: 57
Comments: 6
Favorites: 1 (view)


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AuthorThread
03/01/2017 05:11:11 PM
Perfect for the challenge and one of my favs.
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03/01/2017 12:10:13 AM
Congratulations!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/28/2017 11:50:06 PM
Oh my goodness, what luck finding a heart on a frozen pond.
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02/26/2017 06:03:07 PM
This I would have preferred a different angle as well, but I am impressed with the "found" heart
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02/25/2017 09:09:26 PM
Love this!
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02/22/2017 09:11:04 PM
interesting find
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