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30 Comments | Report
melissavines36
 
melissavines36 March 03, 2016
Great picture! Love the contrast.
Brenda13
 
Brenda13 March 21, 2016
Congratulations on winning the competition with this photo
katharinetrucanoreesey
 
katharinetrucanoreesey March 22, 2016
Congrats on your win!! Stunning image!
Tamara-N-Photography Ultimate
 
Tamara-N-Photography March 22, 2016
Congratulation! Love the image
charlenecampbell-wood PRO+
 
charlenecampbell-wood March 22, 2016
Stunning!
kellumbear PRO
 
kellumbear March 22, 2016
Congratulations on this stunning shot!
michaelheffernan
 
michaelheffernan March 31, 2016
Congrats. Stunning image. Well deserving winner.
NatureLoverJJWal PRO+
 
NatureLoverJJWal April 02, 2016
A masterpiece! Congratulations on your award!
jefboulet
 
jefboulet April 29, 2016
Fabtastic picture !
missyhainesknox
 
missyhainesknox April 30, 2016
Beautiful, surreal image, great use of light.
davincipoppalag PRO
 
davincipoppalag June 21, 2016
Just a breathtaking photo.. beautiful indeed
DAve
sanaelgamal
 
sanaelgamal July 15, 2016
Speechless...congrats!!
CurtPeters Platinum
 
CurtPeters July 16, 2016
Beautiful and inspiring! Keep up the amazing work.
varemo
 
varemo August 08, 2016
Thanks for all your nice comments! :)
tg2125 Premium
 
tg2125 September 16, 2016
Stunning!
annahazlewood PRO
 
annahazlewood September 20, 2016
Beautiful
thunderlake PRO+
 
thunderlake November 01, 2016
amazing......
Anlkoo
 
Anlkoo November 02, 2016
Great! :)
MRueffer PRO+
 
MRueffer December 12, 2016
Beautiful
YvonneJeaK PRO+
 
YvonneJeaK December 28, 2016
Fabulous. Voted in the Image of the Year Photo Contest 2016
Bellatrix_B2
 
Bellatrix_B2 February 23, 2017
Beautiful beyond words!!!!
beeoxierrod
 
beeoxierrod February 23, 2017
DREAMY GORGEOUS!
michelkosmann
 
michelkosmann March 02, 2017
love it. nice light and contrast. thank you
Mrsviruet PRO
 
Mrsviruet September 03, 2017
Amazing
sari29
 
sari29 December 18, 2017
Beautiful ????
ScenebytheRoad
 
ScenebytheRoad April 16, 2018
Beautiful shot. I love the light and color
stphaniebouchard_9218
 
stphaniebouchard_9218 September 28, 2018
Wooooww
keepclicking
 
keepclicking December 19, 2018
Stunning image
stigfagerli PRO+
 
stigfagerli December 19, 2018
flott
UntetheredPhotos Ultimate
 
UntetheredPhotos May 07, 2021
Amazing

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo at the river Säveån just outside of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Time
The weather was perfectly winter crisp and I was going by bus to the town Jonsered, outside of Gothenburg. At one point the bus crosses the river by a bridge and the view was just amazing, with mist covering the water and the low afternoon sunlight illuminating the landscape. I realized that this would be a unique opportunity to have a chance to capture some nice photos. So we jumped off the bus a few stops later and walked back to the river as fast as possible since the sun was on its way to set behind the hills.
Lighting
The natural light was amazing and the challenging thing was to capture this in a photo. I found that this group of trees made an interesting contrast to the light and the fog. I shot bracketing for most of the shots since exposure was tricky and because I had limited time to check the shots right away as the sun was setting quickly.
Equipment
This photo was shot with a Canon 600D and the Tamron 70-300 VC USD lens at 135mm, f8, ISO 100. No other equipment was used.
Inspiration
It was impossible to not get inspired by the wonderful scenery that was displayed through the bus window. The difficulty was to capture it in a photo. I switched between several focal lengths and lenses, from 10mm to 300mm, and turned out to be most happy with the results from the longer focal lengths even if they did not capture the whole landscape like the shorter focal lengths did.
Editing
I shot raw, so some editing in Lightroom was naturally required. But, as it turned out, the raw files actually already looked great unaltered (which surprised me since they are usually a bit dull). In the end not much tweaking was needed except for some minor adjustments of levels, contrast and temperature.
In my camera bag
I do not have a huge selection of lenses so I usually carry everything with me which currently is a Canon 600D, a Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD, a Canon EF 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM, a Canon EF 50mm f1.8, and a recent addition of a Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM. As I like to shot landscapes, in particular long exposures, I also carry a 10 stop ND filter, a remote shutter release and a Gorillapod SLR Zoom tripod that easily fits in my bag without adding too much weight.
Feedback
When conditions like this appear it is essential to be fast to be able to capture the moment. I try to set up my camera and lens beforehand with the right settings. In this case I took the decision to shot bracketed shots in raw format so that I mainly had to think about composition and focus. In the future I would like to try to take note of locations like this and follow the weather report to predict when the conditions are right to go back and take similar photos. That would give me more time to work the scene and to prepare and scout for good angles to shoot form.

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