Leaf under Ice

I should be an expert at ice photography after this winter, right? I’m tired of it, but it was either an ice photo or a cat photo today. That’s all there is around here.

IMG_5545Hand held, manual focus, AV mode. Used Photoshop to select the upper left corner and reduce the brightness/increase contrast, since it was very blown out.

Other info:

Exposure: f/3.5 1/50s, ISO 400
Exposure Mode: Auto
Focal Length: 60.0 mm
Lens: EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Flash: Did not fire, compulsory mode
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Subject Distance: 0.4m
Custom Rendered: Normal process
White Balance: Auto
Scene Capture Type: Standard
Model: Canon EOS50D
Camera Raw
White Balance: Auto
Temperature: 6650° K
Tint: +2
Recovery: 22
Blacks: 10
Brightness: +58
Contrast: +40

2 thoughts on “Leaf under Ice

  1. I really like this one of leaves surfacing – beautiful! I have a stack of ice photos left too – I’m not sure whether to post one, or save it for another time. The birds sang this morning but now it is snowing again!

  2. Thank you, I appreciate the compliment.
    Ugh–you have more snow? The sun came out here, finally, and melted a good bit of the ice. I’m ready for a warm-up!

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