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cmlppphotos June 16, 2016
Absolutely beautiful reflection! Wonderful image.

Behind The Lens

I took this photo at Greys Lake in Des Moines, Iowa!
Beautiful sweater weather filled the air, as sunset was about to take place.
The remarkable light produced by the sun, left the perfect silhouette of the tree. Which then had amazing reflection from the puddle of melting snow!
My device I used to capture this image was the Samsung Galaxy S4. Believe it carried a 13 Megapixel camera No flash , no tripod.
First off, I am always looking and finding great photo opportunities. I was walking with my wife around the lake, when I saw we had a huge puddle coming up. The amount of detail captured in the tree was amazing. It was only that way because the brightness of the sun and the stillness of the water on a cold windless day.
Any smartphone Photography I do, I typically use Google's Snapseed. This picture is enhanced to bring out the colors in the sky and also brought the blacks down a little bit. The original was still an amazing capture. Bit with the right programs / Apps, anything can turn onto a masterpiece. But do not think you must edit your photos for them to be great. Be you!
In my camera bag
Right now I have a Canon 60D. This is a fairly new purchase and cannot wait to get out and place my eye behind the lens!
I always try to find something different about the picture, because remember; anyone can take a picture. It's up to you to trust your eye, and thoughts of post processing. The thought of natural lighting is important, this was done on a cold day during sunset, with the crisp air, I felt it created a fine crisp picture. Just keep your eyes open. Best times to look is after the sun comes out during a good storm or even when winter is coming to an end!! You can do it!

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