annaperczynska
annaperczynska

Beautiful Bavaria.



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cmlppphotos PRO+
 
cmlppphotos June 02, 2016
This is beautiful...looks like a picture perfect postcard! Nice image!
barbaramarks
 
barbaramarks July 22, 2016
Beautiful! Congrats :)
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots July 22, 2016
Great capture! Congrats.
annaperczynska
annaperczynska July 27, 2016
Thank you.
Betty_A
 
Betty_A July 22, 2016
Gorgeous shot. Congratulations on winning People's Choice in Summer Landscape.
annaperczynska
annaperczynska July 27, 2016
Thank you.
terriplummer
 
terriplummer July 30, 2016
An amazing shot
annaperczynska
annaperczynska July 30, 2016
Thank you.
roysorenson PRO
 
roysorenson July 30, 2016
Makes me wish I was there!
annaperczynska
annaperczynska July 30, 2016
That's meat a lot to me. Thank you.

Behind The Lens

Location
The photo was taken in Germany, where me and my husband currently live. To be more precise, it was taken in a beautiful, small town in Bayern which is called Ramsau.
Time
The picture was taken around 2-3 pm. While we were coming back from the mountain trail, a heavy fall of rain started. We decided to hide under the roof of a local tavern. Hoping that the rain stopped, we decided to continue our trip back home. There was a slight drizzle and the sunshine appeared. Therefore, I turned around once again in order to check the height we managed to reach. At that moment I was struck by this beautiful, vivid image which can be seen in the picture. I took only two pictures since the rain started again so we needed to rush home. I was dealing with a regret feeling for a while that due to the circumstances, me and my husband were not able to appreciate the view for a little bit longer. However, I am sure we will come back there soon.
Lighting
One time I stumbled upon the information that the most beautiful pictures are taken right after a rain, with the sun coming out from behind the clouds. Moreover, Elena Shumilova taught me that 2 pm is a perfect hour when it comes to lighting. Therefore, while taking this picture I was provided with everything I needed in order to obtain a perfect lighting for my photograph.
Equipment
I use the camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II which is going to stay with me for a long time for sure and I am still learning how to use it more effectively. My favourite lens for the landscapes is lens 24-105 Canon, supposedly not the best one in basic terms but personally, for me this lens is extremely reliable and sharp as a razor. Also, I use a polarising filter made by B+W company.
Inspiration
I love magical, fairy tale landscapes which already exist and I do not need to create them in Photoshop. This exact place is my magical scenery, where I feel that the world is beautiful and l am blessed with an opportunity to experience it.
Editing
I am rather reluctant to do this; usually I try to avoid Photoshop. However, sometimes small corrections are necessary. In this picture, I used a warming filter, and as my master of lighting Elena Shumilova advised me, I darkened some of the dark elements with a brush and some of them I brightened. The correction was slight but added a lot of value to the picture.
In my camera bag
In my bag I always have 2 spare batteries, a cleaning kit for the lens and a second lens which is 85 mm.
Feedback
To be honest, I do not really know what kind of advice I could give to others since I am still learning. I just follow the feeling in my heart, my instinct and the image in my head – I do not know how to express it… I think that sometimes it is enough to just to stop for a while in a special for us place, somewhere where we feel good, take a look around and just take a picture of something that we would like to show to others, share the emotions embedded in the picture and encourage them to visit that place.

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