Cold Details

The first photo walk of the year was with Andy, and we traveled up Mount Baker Highway for some pictures of snow and ice.   It’s bare and dry in Bellingham, but an hour up the road it’s still a winter wonderland, and it will be for some time.

It is really difficult to take a decent picture of snow-covered things!  Without much contrast, the camera doesn’t pick up the small details your eye sees.  So, I tried to find what color was available.  This small, ice colored branch is one example.  More to come this week!

10 thoughts on “Cold Details

    1. I was happy to find some contrast. Most of the photos I got are various shades of white and blue. No matter how good the photo turns out, it’s never as beautiful as the real thing.

  1. Nice shot. I have been shooting with a circular polarizer filter – it can help with the glare from the snow and also the sun being so low in the sky.

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