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Play of Snow & Light


Play of Snow & Light
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Copyright: Gaj Balasubramaniam (rubic_cube) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 0 N: 11] (51)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-02-11
Categories: Trees
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-23 9:56
Viewed: 3099
Points: 3
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Another pic clicked on my old Blackberry 9700. I really admired its camera feature for the image quality.

Coming back to this image, I was driving to office via Van Brackle Road in Holmdel/Morganville area in Monmouth County, NJ. It was a clear day after what had been a severe snowstorm in Central NJ. We had around 2 feet of snow in just 24 hours. Arriving into this area, I was immensely taken in by the light and stretching shadows. I tried parking the car to the side and then clicked this pic. This remains amongst my favorites clicked that day.

And going by @marhowie's suggestion, I have used a 3:2 ratio in this picture. Eliminated some dark shadows in the lower right hand corner.

Let it snow! Let it snow!! Let it snow!!!

Merry Christmas everyone.

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Hi Gaj,
very nice and interesting winter landscape. Nice composition and great sharpness. I love landscapes at all.
Thanks for sharing,
Marry Christmas to You,
Maciek from Poland

The trees, fence and fresh snow is a lovely combination. Personally I'd crop out the sides (sunlight and disturbed snow)to keep the composition simpler and give more attention to the trees etc.

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