PESO - Half Dome Pow

Bob Sullivan rf.sullivan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 09:42:53 EDT 2009


Marnie,
That's not bad, especially for all your whining.  ;-)
I like the rock and the sky and the foreground trees.
Yes, you could have scale but I really like the colors.
Regards, Bob S.

On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 1:42 AM,  <Eactivist at aol.com> wrote:
> I just got back from a little 3 1/2 - 4 day trip  to Yosemite.
>
> I went 3 years ago in October and discovered then it was  much easier to
> get in the fall. So I thought I'd try it again. Only this time it  was MUCH
> colder and I found it hard to walk around and take shots, I got so  chilled.
>
> The second day it warmed up a little and there were clouds!  (The first day
> and three years ago there were none, which is-not-good.)
>
> Yosemite is dynamic range problem, the rocks reflect back a lot of light
> and the pine trees are very dark. Three years ago I blew out tons of shots.
> This  time around I used exposure lock as much as possible. Made a big
> difference.
>
> The title of this is more how I feel about it than anything  -- that there
> were clouds and that exposure lock was helping me solving the  bright rock
> problem.
>
> This Half Dome taken in a field near Camp Curry. Not  a preferred place to
> take it. Probably because nothing shows scale. The only  thing that shows
> scale is that those little green things on top are pine  trees.
>
> http://www.mapphotography.com/PAWS/pages/halfdomepow.htm
>
> Comments  welcome.
>
> Marnie aka Doe  :-)
>
>
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