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Storm Pass
Storm Pass

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Challenge: Black and White Landscape (Basic Editing*)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Location: Storm Pass, RMNP, Estes Park, CO.
Date: Apr 20, 2010
Aperture: f/20
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/15s
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Apr 20, 2010

The Front Range of the Rockies in RMNP. Otis, Hallets & Flattop.

0.6 & 0.9 soft grad ND filters
Tripod mount with doublebubble level squaring.
55.0 mm lens focal length
Image captured in RAW format. Processed in Apple's Aperture.
Sensor dust spots remvoed
White Balance adjusted
B&W Conversion Channel Mix: Red 84%, Green 27%, Blue -33%
Exposure -0.41
Recovery +0.52
Black Point 3.0
Brightness 0.12
Contrast 0.15
Saturation 1.0
Curves to optimize contrast and light balance
Highlights 6.44
Shadows 26.89
Mid Contrast 33.66

Export to PSE8 as 16 bit Tiff
Resize to 800 pixels
USM filter pass
Convert to s$GB
Save for web...

Place: 75 out of 382
Avg (all users): 6.0327
Avg (commenters): 7.1667
Avg (participants): 5.9907
Avg (non-participants): 6.1304
Views since voting: 655
Views during voting: 255
Votes: 153
Comments: 6
Favorites: 2 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/29/2010 09:50:29 PM
nice job of framing
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04/27/2010 06:50:08 AM
Almost looks like an Ansel Adams shot. Nice job.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/26/2010 05:57:53 PM
wow, great looking sky, it has great contrast
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/26/2010 03:58:21 PM
38 Comments side challenge:

This is beautifully done - i always struggle with making green trees look attractive in B&W but you have done well here. The background mountains are spectacular.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/26/2010 02:07:54 PM
Very nice shot! Detail and sharpness are excellent.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/26/2010 11:31:49 AM
Great even-ness to this photo with the tallest trees on either side of the photo. That adds a lot of depth.
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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