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Ice Well

arcavee
Member Since Oct 9, 2007
69 Images, Last upload Nov 9, 2011

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This one was tricky. I found a waterfall that was quite frozen but could hear the water still flowing beneath it. I daringly scrambled up the side of the fall and found a hole that led down through the ice to the water below. With my camera attached to my tripod and the legs fully extended, (about 6 feet), I lowered the camera down the hole with the timer set to 30 seconds. Gripping the legs of the tripod and holding the system steady against the ice, I took about 10 long exposure shots with a wide angle lens, raising and lowering the system for each shot to set the timer. This was the best one of the bunch.
Captured with Fujifilm Neopan 100 B+W film and a Nikon F5. Classic analog systems fare much better than digital in the biting cold of Canada's winters!
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Dec 22, 2008 10:25:57 pm
Wow, great shot. Veru mesmerising look with the perspecitve and play of light and textures. All the tricky work paid off :)

by Conniekat8 Homepage »

Dec 23, 2008 9:05:51 am
Wow! That's dedication to the art! Excellent shot of something we wouldn't see otherwise...

by MrsRatbag Homepage »

Dec 23, 2008 9:37:36 am
wow!, it´s a spectacular photo!! marvelous deep! weel done!

by Polaris7 Homepage »

Dec 23, 2008 9:55:28 am
Great shot Bob,I remember this one from your collection(Bob and I have known each other for years,and in fact used to work together for a while...it's really good to see him finally share his great images on this site!)Excellent POV looking down into the hole in the ice..your risk-taking does pay off with shots the rest of us would never get!

by grafikeer Homepage »

Dec 24, 2008 4:46:32 am
Congrats !!! Really beautiful image !!! Excellent capture, dear Bob !!! 5*
Merry Christmas to you and yours !!! Hugs:):):)

by kasalin Homepage »

Dec 28, 2008 5:04:49 am
Superb photograph! Thanks for the effort to get it!

by faroutsider Online Now!   Homepage »

Dec 31, 2008 7:04:28 am

Very beautiful capture, splendid...

Happy New Year to you…

by katy555 Homepage »

Jan 21, 2009 9:35:47 am
WOW. This is really inspiring. Makes me want to pull my Canon A1 back out & shoot black & white again. Keep shooting!

by shoot_er56 Homepage »

Apr 27, 2011 1:04:09 am
I just loved Canada and this is a very interesting image well done. Geoff

by geoffwoods Homepage »

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