Feb 8 – Icicles

By: JosiahE

Feb 08 2010

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Category: Photo A Day


Focal Length:200mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 40D

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Good Evening,

Here is a quick shot I took today of the beautiful icicles hanging off the edge of the roof at work. Sadly, I rushed this photo shoot a little more than was good, probably because I was thinking too much about the Greek translation assignment I still needed to do during what remained of my lunch break. 🙂

I took this using my 70-200mm with a circular polarizing filter, a critical component for maintaining detail throughout the wide dynamic range present in this image. In post used a duplicate layer with the blend mode set to multiply at 40% opacity. I then used curves to put some brightness back into this picture and polished it off with some sharpening.



2 comments on “Feb 8 – Icicles”

  1. This is my favorite picture so far! Probably this is a result of a strong attachment to icicles and dark blue sky. I especially like how you shot the icicles on an angle instead of vertically (which usually is not very inspiring).

  2. Great picture.

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