Whitemans Pond

Another attempt at HDR photography. I headed out into the mountains again, this time in behind Canmore along the Spray Trail in Kananaskis. It was -22 when I left in the afternoon and it didn’t get much warmer! This photo was taken half way up the mountain and the wind was absolutely howling! It read -24 on my car thermometer but with wind chill it had to be close to -35. I took my glove off a couple of times on my right hand to make adjustments on my camera as I was shooting and I got absolutely punished for it. I don’t think I got feeling back in the tips of my fingers for 10 minutes. I think it was worth it though…

What do you think?


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  1. that looks amazing…….. you suffer for your art!

    • It is absolutely beautiful country out here! You definitely need to check it out…

      As far as suffering for art, I think it makes it that much more satisfying when you see the results. If I can come home with 1 picture that I am happy with out of the 100 I take then it was worth it.

  2. by Justin

    A standard freezer is -18 degrees! Mutha F***** that must have been chilly!
    Looks pretty spot on mate. I reckon if you whitened up the snow in the foreground it would look better.

    • Yeah, good point. Think I might play around with it when I get a chance to try saturate that snow a little. Thanks for the feedback JP

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