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Carson River



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princessdi6305 PRO+
 
princessdi6305 November 26, 2013
I love this one..love the deep blue in the sky and great reflection!!
AndreaE
 
AndreaE November 26, 2013
What a stunning shot and great editing!!
sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 November 29, 2013
stunning shot, Bow :)
Capture-Life
 
Capture-Life December 02, 2013
uhmm.. yeah... LOOOVE LOVE this one too !! :):) goodness :)
jleiweke
 
jleiweke December 04, 2013
Congrats!
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon December 04, 2013
What a wonderful landscape , fabulous reflections and composition. Congratulations on your feature
mylene_ralph
 
mylene_ralph December 04, 2013
Awesome capture.
mbugua
 
mbugua December 04, 2013
i love this image...
akhtarkhan
 
akhtarkhan December 04, 2013
Spectacular landscape view. Calm,colourful,tranquil, nice detail and cool reflection. Splendid capture........congrats on the feature.
NoveenKhan
 
NoveenKhan December 04, 2013
Congratulations on the feature - great work!
gopalakrishnan
 
gopalakrishnan December 04, 2013
great shot !
drakkardarkblade
 
drakkardarkblade December 04, 2013
congrats, fantastic, please check out my works
symesie04
 
symesie04 December 04, 2013
Very nice. Looks mighty cold brrrr
AlanJakarta PRO+
 
AlanJakarta December 04, 2013
Wonderful image. Congratulations.
Redjule PRO
 
Redjule December 04, 2013
Nicely done~
AliAlzuhair
 
AliAlzuhair December 04, 2013
Beautiful!
toxictabasco
 
toxictabasco December 04, 2013
Great shot.
iceman2
 
iceman2 December 04, 2013
Excellent scenery capture with the beautiful reflection.Congrats!
dutchmanstl1 PRO
 
dutchmanstl1 December 04, 2013
Congrats. A beautiful photo.
elfiedwards Premium
 
elfiedwards December 04, 2013
congrats!! absolutely stunning image
mjgphotog
 
mjgphotog December 04, 2013
Almost looks like a painting love it
Juliamclean PRO+
 
Juliamclean December 04, 2013
Outstanding capture.....congratulations!
Robalka
 
Robalka December 04, 2013
I love the light on the trees!
sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 December 04, 2013
Yeah Bow.....Big Big Congrats to you my friend. :)
PhotoAlaska
 
PhotoAlaska December 04, 2013
nice shot
debcoimages PRO+
 
debcoimages December 04, 2013
Gorgeous. feel like Im there with the sharpness and contrast of this image Congrats!
djensen PRO
 
djensen December 04, 2013
So very beautiful, congrats on the feature!
BowmanLifeStudios
 
BowmanLifeStudios December 04, 2013
Thank you to everyone for the comments, feedback and views I really Appreciate!
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 December 04, 2013
Wow - simply stunning! Congrats on being Featured!
DennisG
 
DennisG December 04, 2013
Very nice color, I like how the trees are lit.
debbiekeithhellems
 
debbiekeithhellems December 04, 2013
Beautiful, Robert! Congratulations on the award :)
ack1128
 
ack1128 December 06, 2013
Wonderful picture!
bobbynall PRO
 
bobbynall December 06, 2013
Awesome capture
redwriter PRO
 
redwriter December 07, 2013
Beautiful landscape. Congrats. - Jake
joecas
 
joecas December 08, 2013
i love it!Congrats
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photosue50
 
photosue50 December 08, 2013
Beautiful
brentmorris PRO
 
brentmorris December 08, 2013
Very special
FredGramoso PRO+
 
FredGramoso December 09, 2013
Just gorgeous! Congrats, well deserved!
LeeBennett PRO+
 
LeeBennett December 10, 2013
Congratulations on the feature!
Smieir Premium
 
Smieir December 11, 2013
Very nice!
Justyna
 
Justyna December 11, 2013
WOAH. the colour are extraordinary! great shot
Photopaul
 
Photopaul December 11, 2013
Excellent photo! Congrats on the Feature!
CPF_Photography PRO
 
CPF_Photography December 13, 2013
Wonderful refletions
-Time-In-Memories- PRO
 
-Time-In-Memories- December 22, 2013
Amazing!
Redcow
 
Redcow December 25, 2013
Very striking image!
lauradrakeenberg
 
lauradrakeenberg December 28, 2013
Wow!
Meggerz
 
Meggerz December 29, 2013
amazing shot!
mickeyherd
 
mickeyherd January 02, 2014
This picture is stunning. The trees have caught the light beautifully. The reflection in the water is an awesome capture.
kimstone
 
kimstone January 04, 2014
Beautiful! Real, but also surreal.
lauradrakeenberg
 
lauradrakeenberg January 08, 2014
Gorgeous reflection!
MegAshley
 
MegAshley January 13, 2014
love the contrast between the two sides!
traceprinslooreppin
 
traceprinslooreppin January 16, 2014
...beautiful. Thank you for sharing that with us. :-)
artemiopascua
 
artemiopascua January 22, 2014
amazing on all aspects of an awesome piece of art
julianus
 
julianus January 22, 2014
CHAPEAU !
anoopnamboothiri
 
anoopnamboothiri January 27, 2014
Wow! Wonderful capture this!
bobbynall PRO
 
bobbynall January 30, 2014
Awesome shot
Lewisia_rediviva PRO
 
Lewisia_rediviva February 08, 2014
So beautiful!
Rl1956
 
Rl1956 May 04, 2014
true beauty
onyanita Premium
 
onyanita May 16, 2014
breathtaking...congrats!
betty1
 
betty1 May 19, 2014
Beautiful
paulsebesta
 
paulsebesta June 12, 2014
Hi there. Nice shot of the Carson. I'm from Carson City! I'm curious to know where you captured this? Magnificent I must say.
edstilwell
 
edstilwell July 07, 2014
Stunning!!
JimCooper8
 
JimCooper8 August 11, 2014
Fantastic image
rachelewald
 
rachelewald September 05, 2014
wow.
Inspire4More
 
Inspire4More November 20, 2014
Beautiful capture :)
CozmicKarol PRO
 
CozmicKarol November 20, 2014
Beautiful!
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon November 26, 2014
congratulations on winning Finalist in F Stoppers, great work
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer November 27, 2014
Excellent. Congratulations on finalist!
jrhalphen
 
jrhalphen November 27, 2014
Beautiful contrasts and reflections! Congrats
oldgal
 
oldgal November 29, 2014
Beautiful !!!
Dunner PRO
 
Dunner December 08, 2014
Brilliant capture. Congratulations, this is stunning to see.
SvetlanaKarakina PRO+
 
SvetlanaKarakina December 11, 2014
Beautiful capture!!!
Pegmelheamb PRO+
 
Pegmelheamb December 12, 2014
I love water reflections. Awesome Picture.
DVallas PRO+
 
DVallas December 12, 2014
Beautiful colors, reflection
Bazz PRO+
 
Bazz December 12, 2014
Absolutely stunning!
LucyLoo
 
LucyLoo December 15, 2014
Love the colours and beautiful composition here :-D Very stricking photo: Lovely :-D
QaisNajibi
 
QaisNajibi December 28, 2014
I love it
Nikonover
 
Nikonover January 11, 2015
Superb,lovely pov,and beautiful lighting.10/10
Ingleman
 
Ingleman January 13, 2015
Beautiful scene.
DorisSeybold
 
DorisSeybold February 06, 2015
Very beautiful!
CozmicKarol PRO
 
CozmicKarol February 16, 2015
Beautiful light & contrast
RebelWarren PRO+
 
RebelWarren March 05, 2015
Love the reflections, just beautiful!!
hannajones Premium
 
hannajones March 30, 2015
This is seriously amazing!
Maksymenko
 
Maksymenko April 14, 2015
I love this shot. :)
Maksymenko
 
Maksymenko April 16, 2015
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
lauraprieto
 
lauraprieto May 28, 2015
Oh wow! What a fantastic image! the editing is also outstanding!
Ayva23
 
Ayva23 June 26, 2015
WOW! Amazing shot!
TessMPhotography
 
TessMPhotography June 01, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
TessMPhotography
 
TessMPhotography June 01, 2016
Love this shot!
richardsly Premium
 
richardsly October 31, 2017
amazing.

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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken down on the Carson river here in Carson city, NV.
Time
I took this photo in early evening, just as the sun was getting ready to set behind the mountains.
Lighting
The light is all natural light, I loved the way the sunlight lit up the trees along the river.
Equipment
I used a Canon EOS XSi with a 17-35mm lens and a gorilla grip tripod to capture this image. I used the tripod to grip the rail on the bridge that crosses the Carson river. I shoot in manual mode so I set my settings to F 8.0, ISO200, exposure 1/125.
Inspiration
I drive home from work and pass this spot on the way, several times I have thought about stopping to capture this image. On this particular day I couldn't pass up the light and clouds that captured my eye. So I turned off the road and walked out onto the bridge to find the spot that fit the image in my mind and the end result is what you see.
Editing
I try and capture everything in camera so that I only have to do minimal postprocessing. I use Adobe Lightroom to do my initial edits, then I import the image into Adobe Photoshop and use a Topaz Labs program to finish the image to bring the colors and vibrance to as close to what I saw with my naked eye.
In my camera bag
I usually carry two bags one with my Pentax K20D with two lenses a 28-90mm and a 70-300mm and the other bag usually has my Canon XSi with a 18-55mm lenses.
Feedback
Photography is a unique art form, unlike traditional art forms we as photographers do not use paints or pencils to create our art work. We use light its self with all of its brilliant colors and tonalities. So my advice to anyone wanting to capture and image like this is to learn to see light. It sounds simple but it is not as simple as it sounds. We have to learn to recognize the value of light and its relationship with the objects in which it is shining on. We need to also learn to recognize the values of the shadow s or shaded areas in which the light has been transformed into shades of gray. All light has a color to it so we must also be able to learn how to manipulate our camera to see that color in its true form. So with recognizing light we also need to have a mindful eye to our surrounding. Learn to recognize a locations beauty long before you find the perfect time to shoot it. Lastly we need to be ready to react when all the puzzle pieces come together at just the right time. So get outdoors and find that next great shot, happy hunting!

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