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© David Bowden
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This is another shot from my trip to Mt. Rainer National Park in Washington on 5/4/2008. Taken on Paradise Road.
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Taken with:
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Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikkor 28-70 f2.8 IF-ESED Lens
Focal Length: 50mm
F Stop: f/14
Shutter: 1/200 On Tripod
ISO: 200
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Post Production was done in CS3 and included:
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Levels
Curves
Contrast
Brightness
Unsharpen Mask
B&W Conversion (w/ Red Filter)
Little Dodge and Burn
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63 responses

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (9 May 2008):

    Unreal (in a good way).

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (9 May 2008):

    This is just fantastic! So dramatic!

  • Rachel Mckinnie

    Rachel Mckinnie gave props (9 May 2008):

    Ummmmm...Woah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dave, this is more than amazing!!!

  • Neal Smith

    Neal Smith said (12 May 2008):

    I love the quality of all your B&W images. Excellent work!

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (14 May 2008):

    dramatic shot Dave, I love the b& treatment - I can feel power in this shot!

  • gerry cyr

    gerry cyr gave props (15 May 2008):

    fantastic!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (15 May 2008):

    Totally amazing shot!!!! Perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (20 May 2008):

    beautiful strong contrast

  • Wind Home

    Wind Home gave props (22 May 2008):

    Yes very nice image. I'm a bit of a snowbird so I just love pics like this. Your tones are quite good and the convert to bw works very well here.

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (30 May 2008):

    Superb B&W!!!

  • Kenneth Sabbar

    Kenneth Sabbar (Deleted) gave props (22 Jun 2008):

    This photo is spectacular! Great details!

  • Dennis Camp

    Dennis Camp gave props (23 Jun 2008):

    Absolutely stunning.

  • Watson Inglis

    Watson Inglis said (26 Jun 2008):

    Wow!! nice

  • Rand Blimes

    Rand Blimes gave props (28 Jun 2008):

    Great contrast and clarity.

  • David Eastham

    David Eastham gave props (2 Jul 2008):

    I will now call you Ansel.

  • Sarah Dudley

    Sarah Dudley said (5 Jul 2008):

    This is stunning. Is it a ski slope?

  • Jo Anne Rodrick

    Jo Anne Rodrick gave props (5 Jul 2008):

    Stunning indeed. Amazing b&w!

  • Jo Anne Rodrick

    Jo Anne Rodrick gave props (5 Jul 2008):

    I see a face in the clouds on the left. Makes it even more awesome! =)

  • Ashley Sears

    Ashley Sears gave props (6 Jul 2008):

    Wonderfull rich tones and contrast - really strong

  • Dave Dubrick

    Dave Dubrick gave props (6 Jul 2008):

    This is mind-blowing... Just perfect.

  • Howard Seelig

    Howard Seelig gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    Stunning.

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (9 Jul 2008):

    Amazing!

  • Michael Fuchs

    Michael Fuchs gave props (14 Jul 2008):

    The post prosessing is really nice.

  • Jerry Carpenter

    Jerry Carpenter gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Words escape me. your b&w landscapes are amazing!

  • Leila Van Cleave

    Leila Van Cleave gave props (12 Aug 2008):

    Wow!

  • Rich Silva

    Rich Silva gave props (12 Aug 2008):

    Great Capture. Good Job! Am I the only one who sees a face in the clouds?

  • Mindy Mcgregor

    Mindy Mcgregor gave props (31 Aug 2008):

    Wow!! Amazing work!

  • Leah Lang

    Leah Lang said (23 Oct 2008):

    amazing shot. I'm jealous.

  • Angie Feehan

    Angie Feehan gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    Absolutely Amazing!!! SOOO Ansel Adams!!!

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful, great contrast.

  • Sean Funcik

    Sean Funcik (Deleted) gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    is this really not hdr? It looks like it. More power to you if you can make those highlights and shadows so perfect. Well done.

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden   said (29 Oct 2008):

    Nope not HDR. It is however about 60 layers, masked and doged and burned with contrast changes individually. A very manual application of Ansels Zone approach to developing images.

  • Chris Noonan

    Chris Noonan said (28 Nov 2008):

    i want to go skiing right now, thanks, nice shot

  • Carl Burkhart

    Carl Burkhart gave props (7 Dec 2008):

    Very impressive!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Awesome image!!!

  • Bill Bungard

    Bill Bungard   gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    Nice shot. Assume the it is part of the Tatoosh range. Great B/W!

  • Fausto Vitali

    Fausto Vitali gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    beautiful, like "Ansel Adams"

  • Hillary Basile

    Hillary Basile (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2009):

    there's a cherubic little face in the clouds..this is incredible

  • Natalia Presztolanszky

    Natalia Presztolanszky gave props (2 Feb 2009):

    excellent! Wonderful black-white shot! Thanks for description! I can learn about it!

  • Echology

    Echology said (24 Feb 2009):

    Looks like there's a face in the sky in the top left. I'm looking close, can't quite make it out... is it the ghost of Ansel Adams...?

  • Roxane Bay 

    Roxane Bay  gave props (28 Feb 2009):

    Remarkable shot. Great contrast! Is there a name to this technique? You mentioned "It is however about 60 layers, masked and dodged and burned with contrast changes individually. A very manual application of Ansels Zone approach to developing images." How could I learn this? Thank you for your time.

  • Airtight

    Airtight gave props (13 Apr 2009):

    Wow, what a great shot. Well done my friend.

  • Eric M

    Eric M said (8 Aug 2009):

    Very nice!

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (21 Aug 2009):

    Amazing!

  • Ron Lodi

    Ron Lodi gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    this just smacks you in the head with it's beauty, ron

  • Mersea Huang

    Mersea Huang gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    Soooooooooooooo Beautiful!!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Beautiful so well done !!!

  • Daniela V

    Daniela V gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    fantastic, really great. my vote.

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    Powerful Capture! Gets My "YEAH!" Vote

  • s w

    s w gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    stunning capture! outstanding work

  • R F

    R F gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    Awesome!

  • Emily Harris

    Emily Harris gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    gorgeous contrast, especially when viewed in lightbox.

  • Tim Budd

    Tim Budd said (12 Jan 2010):

    Lovely tones!!

  • Brendan Caulfield

    Brendan Caulfield gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    This is an incredible photo and incredible scene. Wish I was there!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    So Ansel...

  • Alistair Keddie

    Alistair Keddie (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    very nice! )

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    back to vote! Fantastic work

  • ana -maria

    ana -maria said (26 Jan 2010):

    on the sky,on the left side, i see a God watching down...

  • Bostjan Kosir

    Bostjan Kosir gave props (30 Jan 2010):

    Breathtakingly beautiful...

  • Julie Burger

    Julie Burger said (3 Feb 2010):

    Love the composition and the angels. It makes my eye just want to wonder around and explore.

  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Breathtakingly beautiful!! Yes, definitely:)And thanks for the settings!

  • Jeremie NOEL

    Jeremie NOEL gave props (9 Sep 2011):

    Love this one. Beautiful sky and great composition (once again).

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