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Old Oct 22, 2014, 11:14 PM   #1
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I had a trip to Canada planned, and hoped to shoot the mountains. However, the fog layer between me and the summits had other plans.

But I did get in a few shots. I think this is the most interesting of the bunch. There's stream at the bottom, then a layer of fog, then the face of the mountain then another layer of fog above the summit.

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Please comment. I'm not very experienced at landscapes, so your comments and advice is greatly appreciated.

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Old Oct 23, 2014, 2:02 AM   #2
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I personally like it a lot. It's much different than any photo I can recall from recent past. It's like a vertical pano and/or of two different photos.

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Old Oct 23, 2014, 8:28 AM   #3
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The photo is just one photo. The low lying clouds could easily make this look like two separate photos that were combined. But it's just one photo.

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Old Oct 23, 2014, 8:37 AM   #4
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On the same drive, I was struck by the sheer size of the mountain, but I knew a photo of a mountain alone would not convey their size.

Then I saw this train passing by, so I thought it would give the photo a better sense of scale.

Again, the low lying clouds add something to the photo. The day was overcast so there was not any chance of blue in the sky, so I think the skyline and snow cap don't have enough color separation, but I'm not sure I want to alter the reality of what I saw.

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Old Oct 23, 2014, 1:26 PM   #5
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Love the first picture. I can't think of anything to critique on that shot.
When my wife saw the picture come up on the screen she just said, wow.
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Simply spectacular.

One thing I find missing from many similar shots is the context that comes with some foreground. You've got that in spades. A photo of a distant mountain doesn't work quite so well without a sense of how big and how far away it is, and these are testament to that. And the choice of a portrait orientation accentuates it.
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Was this image made in Alberta or B.C.? I really like the photos even though the scenery in those provinces provides so many spectacular scenes, yours are standouts.
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