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Chilliwack Sunset and Swans


Chilliwack Sunset and Swans
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Copyright: Tim Epp (BillyGoat) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 28 N: 899] (4827)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-12-15
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Alpha 350 DSLR, Tamron 55-200mm f/4-5.6 Di II LD Macro
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/60 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-29 20:32
Viewed: 3694
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I thought I'd pop by for a bit and see how things were going! This shot here was one that I was waiting for and at this moment, everything came together.
The white birds in the field are migrating trumpeter swans who appear in this area briefly over the winter months.
I was glad they hung around until after sunset and the full moon came up. The fresh snow on the mountians and whisps of clouds were bonus.
For extra punch to the image, I ran this single file into an HDR program called "Dynamic HDR" for more even tones and added contrast.
The shot was taken hand-held from a highway overpass.

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  • swart (125)
  • [2008-12-30 0:21]

very nice shot

Hi Tim
Cette prise est magnifique.La lumière est merveilleuse et la prise de vue superbe.
Bravo et passé de Joyeuses Fêtes et une bonne année 2009 toi et ta famille....JP

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