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After the Storm
After the Storm

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Challenge: Trees (Minimal Editing I)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 12-24mm f/4.0G IF-ED
Location: Mt. Baker, Washington
Date: Feb 22, 2007
Aperture: F9.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Feb 22, 2007

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Post Challenge
Thank you to all for all the comments and especially for my highest score to date (although not my highest place)! And to think it occurred in a minimal editing challenge.

This photo was shot on the last day of the challenge during a snowshoe hike on Mt. Baker in Washington State at about the 5,000 foot level. After getting home that evening, due to the minimal editing rules, I only needed to do a quick edit and was able to submit in time.

Snowshoeing at the tree line in the North Cascades is a wonderful experience that I hope you all get to experience someday. This day was in and out of clouds and snow showers. I was able to catch these high cirrus clouds in between small squalls.

Place: 9 out of 287
Avg (all users): 6.9333
Avg (commenters): 8.4000
Avg (participants): 6.8713
Avg (non-participants): 7.0127
Views since voting: 1970
Views during voting: 297
Votes: 180
Comments: 17
Favorites: 1 (view)

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03/02/2007 04:02:09 PM
This is awesome. Having to hike to see it makes it that much more beautiful.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/01/2007 08:47:36 PM
Beautiful composition. Love the B&W. Great sharpness and clarity on your shot also. Nicely done.
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03/01/2007 02:53:07 PM
I wish the small trees to the left had been cropped off but I still give this a 9.
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02/28/2007 11:24:44 PM
that's a great crop ... and a nice result- It just has afamiliar comfortable feel.
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02/28/2007 09:47:39 AM
Very nice, one of my favorites in this challenge/10
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02/28/2007 07:16:46 AM
Very nice capture.
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02/28/2007 03:10:55 AM
Awesome, and I like this one a lot.....
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02/27/2007 11:35:02 PM
This b&w really is done well. I like the composition too. Another of my favorites for this challenge.
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02/27/2007 02:05:46 PM
Love the black/white contrasts in this pic.
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02/26/2007 07:20:55 PM
Nice shot, love the sky
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02/25/2007 08:08:00 PM
Nice perspective on this one, very dramatic.
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02/24/2007 12:03:28 AM
Great capture
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02/23/2007 10:40:03 PM
Almost Ansel Adams quality!
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02/23/2007 08:39:34 PM
this is a great shot. nicely balanced. sky is very interesting and balanced. my only criticism is that it seems too sharpened to me. was it?
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02/23/2007 03:03:23 PM
I really like this, amazing sky and your composition is excellent.
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02/23/2007 10:33:54 AM
I just can't believe some of these photos, really great work. I love the contrast of texture and light in both cloud and snow. 9
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02/23/2007 12:33:12 AM
very nice! there is not much about the picture that I don't like except for the two limbs on the left, I find that they are a little distracting.
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