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Yellowstone NP - Castle Spring


Yellowstone NP - Castle Spring
Photo Information
Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 1 N: 93] (601)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Pentax LX, Pentax SMC A 24mm f/2.8
Exposure: f/1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-28 14:58
Viewed: 2003
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Yellowstone National Park is well-known for its thermal features. It's home of 500 geysers, most of them are concentrated in geyser basins. When they erupt, water containing various minerals flows on the ground. Besides, this hot and wet ecosystem allows lichens to grow. The combination of these various minerals and lichens is responsible of incredible colors we can see along the geyser basins.
The little mount is just the limestone deposit when the geyser erupts.

Tchnical note:
When you are in front of such lightning, you better bracket many pictures. As I am very lazy, I preferred to trust my exposure system ... So, it's the only one shoot.
Fortunately, as it was a slide film, all dynamic of lights could be recorded.
Then, it was pretty hard work to get a good scan and I had to act firmly on contrasts and densities to obtain the right result. No changes on the color tones were made.
I hope you'll like this strange landscape.

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Hello Philippe.
I like this tall frame capture with the brownish tone in the foreground. The limestone mount with the erupted geyser makes beautiful backdrop.
Thanks and have a nice day.
Jusni

你好
照的很清晰 很有創意
也照的很有景觀性 前瞻性
構圖也美麗
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STONE

Bonjour Philippe!
Belle photo avec les couleurs en tons pastels.Je seulement me demande pour quoi tu l´avais mise verticalement...
Je suis allée voir ta galerie et j´ai remarqué qu´elle est pleine de belles photos.Bravo!Merci de les partager sur TN.
Merci aussi de ta visite à la mienne!
Comme tu peut remarquer...j´ai parle français et je suis très contente de " voir" un autre photographe qui parle français.
Je te souhaite bonne chance et à la prochaine!
Amitié,
aNa

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