A small adventure i had with a couple friends in the Canadian Rockies. It was an overcast day, when the clouds opened up i recalled the openings in the thin ice and thought they would look cool together.
Fun fact, in of the friends i was with (another photog) fell into the icey water. Luckily temperatures were around -2 degrees C and we were just a few 100 meters away from the car where he had a change of clothes.
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The colors were particularly challenging here. Although i was careful the blue channel was near clipping. I had to desaturate the blues as well to make it neutral but without losing the water turquoise colors
I applaud you on this image. The detail, composition, light, sky, and tonality are wonderful. And, the reflections in the open areas where the ice separated bring the eye both forward and backward between the FG and BR.
Wow, I like this image a lot! The interesting patterns in the foreground ice and then the gaps in the ice and the treeline acting as leading lines back towards the peaks, beautiful! Did you shoot this with a polarizer (very easy to see the rocks on the bottom)? Personally I like being able to see the rocks although some might shoot this trying to accentuate the reflection of the peak that you nicely aligned in the gap
Hi Aref. Those are really interesting shapes in the ice. I like the blue at the bottom of the closest one. I also like the way the shape of the opening in the ice is mirrored by the clouds. Beautiful image.
I wouldn’t change a darn thing about this one. It’s perfectly composed and there’s so much here to attract and keep my attention. The clouds drive my eye into the frame from the top, and those cool patterns in the ice lead me into the mountains from the bottom. Absolutely killed it with this image!
Very nice image. I’m on a bit of a cropping kick today and I feel that this image could use one. Honestly, I think there is too much sky. It’s not really adding anything and it pulls my eye away from both the mountain and the sensational leading lines of the water patterns in the foreground. I think you have a 2:3 aspect ratio here. I’d go to 5:7 with a hair off the left side and a bump off the bottom. See what you think below.