Monday, January 10, 2011

10/355

The snow was gently falling, the air was still, and everything was being blanketed in a cover of white, so peaceful and quiet. So very pretty, so worthy of a photograph or two. I could not wait for my work day to be over.

Luckily, with the snowfall, came a lack of activity at work. When the higher ups asked for volunteers to leave early, I jumped up and down waving my hands high in the air like a school girl. I was first out the door. Many photo opportunities were indeed waiting for me.



ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/200

This photo was edited in Elements 6, I raised the red saturation, to bring out the fire hydrant, copied the layer and converted it to B&W, lowered the opacity to 70%.

11 comments:

snapshots2011 said...

Beautiful- there's so many interesting lines in this picture to draw your eye in.

And I laughed to myself because I could see you jumping up and down to get out of work... =)

Chelsea said...

I love this shot, particularly the creative things you did with editing! The red fire hydrant on a B&W is awesome!

Sassy Shutter said...

Love it, great shot!

lisaschaos said...

I love seeing things covered with snow! So pretty and clean! :0)

Courtney said...

This just tells such a story. Like the world just came to a halt when it started to snow :O) I love it!

Vicki said...

Beautiful shot! Love the PP (and that you told us how you did it:)!

ladyfi said...

It's a fabulously soft photo! Lovely.

Trisha said...

I really like the composition of the bike. Beautiful snow.

The Clip Cafe said...

I am LOVING this shot!!!

Jennifer said...

Great shot! Love it.

Kara said...

I love this! I love it in b/w .. great shot.