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PHOTO News Winter 2011 / 2012 Reader's Challenge - Winter Wonderland - Deadline - Midnight Jan. 15, 2012

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PN 204 Final Frame

Jason Drury, originally of Whitehorse, YT, is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, in Kelowna, B.C. with a degree in Human Geography. Influenced by his studies in Human Geography, Jason is interested in the way we talk about and represent landscape, and the ways in which landscapes of production once valued for their natural resources have become landscapes of consumption, valued for their aesthetic qualities.

Jason captured this winter sunrise on the Alaska Highway in Northern British Columbia, just south of Watson Lake, Yukon, using a Pentax K-x with a 10-20 mm F3.5 lens, shooting at 1/25 second and f/13 at ISO 400. The resulting RAW file was edited with Photoshop Lightroom and Nik Software Color Efex Pro.

To see more of Jason's work, please visit his Flickr photostream at www.flickr.com/photos/42373177@N07/


"Winter Wonderland"

The PHOTO News Challenge for Winter 2011/2012 is to celebrate the beauty of the winter season.


The topic is open to a range of interpretations - you may shoot landscapes, winter activities, or seasonal events, and images from past winters are welcome. If you fly south to escape the snow, your perspective on the "winter wonderland" theme may be quite a bit warmer.

Please note that shooting in cold weather requires freshly charged batteries - and shooting toward the sun may result in underexposure - turn the camera slightly to meter the scene without the sun in the frame, use the exposure lock feature on your camera, then recompose the image and take the picture.

To participate in the PHOTO News Challenge, please post a 600 pixel wide version of your entry in this thread – please include your name, your location, a description of how you took the photograph, and why you feel it is a special image. The photo pool at our flickr® group will also be used to select images for our Reader’s Gallery – so take a look, sign in, post a few of your favourite photos, and enjoy our interactive photographic adventures!

The PHOTO News Winter Challenge will run from December 4, 2011 through January 15, 2012.

You may post three images per week to the challenge thread.

Happy Holidays - enjoy the winter season!



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Perry Dovell [deleted] says:

DSC_4956   A taste of winter!!

I had taken this picture no a road trip with my wife to Waterton Park in Nov 2011 on what was supposed to be a sunny weekend, not so predictable in the Mounting parks in November, we had taken a drive up the parkway and the higher up we went the worst the whether got, or should I say the better the landscape got. This was not the picture I had stop for and did not see this until I put the wind to my back, with the blowing snow and running water and fresh snow falling on the trees it just looked like a Christmas card winter wonderland.

Camera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.008 sec (1/125)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 80 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias -1/3 EV
Flash No Flash

Happy Holidays
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Perry Dovell [deleted] says:

P1160578

I had taken this picture a couple of years ago. When my son was playing around out front of the house with his bike and a snow bank and a little playing my self with photo software.

Camera Panasonic DMC-FZ28
Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/5.0
Focal Length 7.8 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

March 5, 2011 Snow Storm

This may not be a great shot but it is one of my favourites. We were just driving along a back road to avoid traffic and I spotted the bike. Of course, I said "pull over, pull over" It had just snowed and the wind did not have a chance..yet...to ruin the shot.
Southern Ontario

Camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/640)
Aperture f/10.0
Focal Length 187 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
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chieflong says:

Windy!

This photo was taken on a cold blistery day near Burnstown Ontario and I attempted to show it in this photo. I particularly liked the way the snow was drifting across the photo.

Canon EOS 50D c/w Canon 24-105mm f/4L lens
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chieflong says:

IMG_6087_SML

Hiking along one of my favourite trails I came across this beautiful whitetail buck.

Canon EOS 7D c/w Canon 100-400 f/4.5/5.6L series lens
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

Quick Shot Of The Weather

It's not all fun and game when it snows. Shovelling by hand is quite a chore on a day like this. A neighbour attempts to keep ahead of the storm
Southern Ontario...we do get snow here :)

Camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/800)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 50 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
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Robert Snache - Spirithands.net says:



Drive by Shooting. I get to sit shotgun and direct the driver (my wife) were to go! It was a fine early December day. The sun is shining off and on through the clouds and the ice has not yet frozen across Lake Simcoe. There are no tracks and no one yet dares to step out into the bay until the ice is thick enough to support a person.

Camera Sony DSLR-A100
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 135 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 1 EV
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Perry Dovell [deleted] says:

P1160486

It had just stopped snow when I pulling onto my driveway when the lights turned on, and had such a warm and inviting glow I had to take this picture
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Camera Panasonic DMC-FZ28
Exposure 0.033 sec (1/30)
Aperture f/3.2
Focal Length 8.7 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
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Jim Cumming says:

Clash of the Titans - White tailed deer

I was very lucky to catch this site of 2 big bucks having a playful fight during the rutting season in Kanata, Ont, Canada

Canon7D and 70-200 f 4lens
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Jacqueline A. Sheen Photography says:

Peace Bridge 1 by Jacqueline A. Sheen Photography


Calgary's Peace Bridge. They finally dragged it across the river. The pylons and construction still in place gives the shot a very industrial look
but the snow and flume from the city shows us a city, "winter wonderland"!

Camera Nikon D300
Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture f/11.0
Focal Length 45 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias +5/3 EV
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Dan. D. says:

Cold as ice

Canon 5D
1/100
F10
26mm
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Dan. D. says:

Coldness

Canon 5D
1/500
F1.4
50mm
iso 400
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Dan. D. says:

Winter tree

1/125
F20
16mm
iso 400
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Alan McCord says:

IMG_1444_72 by Alan McCord

Georgetown, Ontario - Canada

I made a point of going out to shoot more often in inclement weather. Bringing an umbrella allowed me to set up wherever I pleased. I liked the isolated look and feel to the scene. The person on the road (the sidewalks were a lessor option at the time) added some human interest and scale.

I loved the silence created when all the harsh surfaces in town got padded.

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/16.0
Focal Length 280 mm
ISO Speed 100
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Alan McCord says:

Cars for Sale by Alan McCord

Georgetown, Ontario - Canada

The main reason I went out following this winter storm was to get this shot. I had seen the cars in the lot the night before and thought it would make for an interesting abstract once the snow let up. They looked like they were wrapped for Christmas.

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.04 sec (1/25)
Aperture f/22.0
Focal Length 200 mm
ISO Speed 100
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Alan McCord says:

IMG_2096_72 by Alan McCord

Glen Williams, Ontario - Canada

The view from above the Glen looked like a scene from a snow globe. I used a longer lens to compress the space and some post work to try and heighten the effect.

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.02 sec (1/50)
Aperture f/16.0
Focal Length 200 mm
ISO Speed 100
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Ted Busby [deleted] says:

Snowy Owl

Image made with a Canon 30D; 500mm f4 L IS Lens @ 500mm; f4; 1/2500; ISO 100.

My first encounter with this beautiful northern visitor! While we spotted this owl a long ways out in a farmer's field east of Ottawa, Ontario; we decided to try and walk out to it. Approaching slowly; stopping every so often to take a few shots; then moving forward in a zig-zag fashion to try to get a little closer.
The owl was quite tolerant; until another photographer walked straight into the area (Like he was on a mission); and spooked the owl.
I held the shutter down and managed a few decent images as it left the area..
An encounter that I hope to repeat some day soon.
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Ted Busby [deleted] says:

Coyote

Image made with Canon 30D; 500mm f4 L IS Lens @ 500mm; f7.1; 1/640; ISO 100.

Spotted on the frozen Lake Ontario while crossing from Wolfe Island to the mainland via ferry.
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Ted Busby [deleted] says:

Ermine (Short-tailed Weasel)

Image made with a Canon 30D; 500mm f4 L IS Lens; @ 500mm; f20; 1/200; ISO 320

While visiting a local garden center looking for Pine Grosbeaks; we were pleasantly surprised by this little critter.
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~surreality~ says:

: Winnipeg River :

~Twas the day before Christmas~

Winnipeg River, Pinniwa Manitoba, Dec 24/2010.
The entire family bundled up and went for a crisp,
late morning walk ... was a wonderful stroll but was it ever cold!!
I have always liked this particular photo taken during that walk.

Camera: Nikon D70
Aperture: f13
Exposure: 1/500
Focal Length: 18mm
ISO: 200
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photo4evr says:

Winter Wonderland

Spruce Meadows in Calgary, AB has a beautiful light display that I have the privilege of driving by every night. It really is a Winter Wonderland!

Canon EOS 40D
Shutter speed: 4.0 sec
Aperature: f/4.0
ISO: 400
focal lenght: 25.0 mm
metering mode: evaluative
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photo4evr says:

Sparring... sort of

These polar bears were having fun sparring in their idea of a Winter Wonderland.

Camera Canon EOS 7D
Shutter speed 0.004 sec (1/250)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 400 mm
ISO Speed 640
Exposure Bias +1/3 EV
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Monica de Moss photography says:

Snow Falling on Fields
Canon EOS 7D
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/5.0
Focal Length 100 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV

We moved from city to country about 2 years ago. I see this view from my porch and think how fortunate we are to be living here.
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Monica de Moss photography says:

May 2011 be the best year ever
Canon EOS 7D
Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/5.0
EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Focal Length 115 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV

Winter is a constant Wonderland for the child in all of us! Had a great time watching my niece slide on any snow covered surface she could find!
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Harris Hui (in search of light) says:

Frosty N7919e by Harris Hui (in search of light)

Frosted leaves captured in my neighborhood of Richmond BC in the freezing cold morning.
Nikon D300 and Nikon 105mm macro lens on tripod.
ISO 200 F8.0 1/25 second.
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Harris Hui (in search of light) says:

Steal Away The Cold - Frosty N7903e by Harris Hui (in search of light)

Frosted maple leaf details captured in my neighborhood of Richmond BC in the feezing cold morning.
Nikon D300 and Nikon 105mm macro lens on tripod.
ISO 200 F5.0 1/80 second.
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Kim Kurtz says:

Deer in a light dusting....

Captured this curious youngster on a cold winter morning while out for a break with nature.

Nikon D3000
ISO 400
1/160 sec
f5.6
190mm
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Kim Kurtz says:

Fog Layer

Nikon D3000
ISO 100
8 secs
f22
18mm
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Kim Kurtz says:

Ice House

Fresh fallen snow turns the ordinary scene into extraordinary.

Nikon D3000
ISO100
f22
8 seconds
18mm
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Lindaw9 says:

Looking Out My Back Door
I liked the look of the snow covered rock and decided to include the light.
Nikon D90 with 18-270mm Tamron lens
ISO 400
Aperture 22
Shutter Speed 1/4sec
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Lindaw9 says:

Charlie Brown Tree
This was a Charlie Brown Tree but when laden with snow it is beautiful!
Shot in Northern Ontario

Nikon D90 with 18-270mm Tamron Lens
F/22
Shutter speed 1/40
ISO320
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Len Langevin says:

I'm a Canadian who lives in Ecuador....and this is my idea of a winter wonderland!

Incoming waves - Las Olas Entrantes
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Wayne W G says:

Sumac Seedheads with Early Morning November Frost

Uxbridge township, walk down unassumed road by Wayne W G


Canon T3i w/Tamron 60mm Macro
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Wayne W G says:

Milkweed Pods & Seeds with a Heavy Rime of Frost

Uxbridge township, walk down unassumed road by Wayne W G


Canon T3i w/Tamron 60mm Macro
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Wayne W G says:

Beech Leaves with Heavy Frost Catch Early Morning Sun

Uxbridge township, walk down unassumed road by Wayne W G


Canon T3i w/Tamron 60mm Macro
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D J England says:

winter sun
winter sun

There is nothing like bright sun and blue sky on a cold winter day. Presented with these conditions on a trip to Toronto last winter, I headed to the lake at Bluffers Park to capture the scene along the frozen shoreline. When shooting into the sun it's always a challenge to control flare, but in this image, I think the flare conveys the intense brightness of conditions that day.

Canon EOS 50D
Canon EF-S 17-85 f/4-5.6
1/180 s
f/22
ISO 100
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D J England says:

Frozen @ Lion's Head
Frozen @ Lion's Head

A trip up the Bruce Peninsula to Tobermory between Christmas and the New Year is becoming an annual event that I look forward to. Last year I was able to scramble down the ice covered rocks at the Lion's Head lighthouse to get a different perspective from the backside. Spray from breaking waves had frozen on the side of objects facing the open water. The steel post and chain really caught my attention.

Canon EOS 7D
EF-S 10-22 f/3.5-4.5
1/1000 s
f/6.7
ISO 200
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toxic lens says:

Cafe Canadian
Cafe Canadian


This was shot at the Distillery District in Toronto. The cafes are open in winter in Canada, but sometimes they're a little neglected.
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toxic lens says:

Toronto Island Reflections
Toronto Island Reflections


Toronto Island is a great place to go after a snow storm, because it's so peaceful and quiet. I like this shot because there are internal and external reflections happening.
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toxic lens says:

St. James Park
St. James Park


This is St. James Park, Toronto, in winter, before the make-over, and before the Occupy event. I like this shot because it's a peaceful prelude for what is to come in the future.
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Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott says:

"Surprised by the Light"

Surprised by the Light

A few weeks ago our only real snowfall so far occurred. It was the typically grey, cloudy, snowy day, but I had pulled over on the road and trekked into the woods to get some winter frosting shots. All of sudden the most beautiful, low, directional light broke from the evening clouds, illuminating the evergreens and rimlighting the fresh snow. I happily shot away...

Canon 60D, Canon EF 50mm f/1.4
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photosbygar says:

December 12, 2011 - fresh snow, hoar frost and a fence caught my eye. Early morning light was nice

Frosted Fence

Pentax K20D, DA 18-250 lens @ 29mm, f 9, 1/320sec. ISO 100
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photosbygar says:

Sunrise on the Rockies, south of Calgary, December 13, 2011 after a fresh snowfall. Just managed to catch the last of the pink light before it disappeared

Okotoks Morning

Pentax K20D on tripod, Pentax DA 18-250 lens @ 230mm, f13, 1/20 sec, ISO 100
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photosbygar says:

Before the sun was up and as the moon was setting, fresh snow and hoar frost.

Early Morning with moon

Pentax K20D on tripod, Sigma 10-20 f3.5 @ 19mm, f8, 1/2 sec, ISO 100
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// Roland Luckow says:

IMG_8557 - Version 3

Canon 7D Handheld 50mm1.8

This was a dawn that really captured what winter stands for. Everything being fresh, crisp and clean. I took this photo while taking an frosty early morning walk with my hound in Ontario Canada.
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Perry Dovell [deleted] says:

DSC_0458

Taking a walk around Henderson Lake (Lethbridge) the sky had an usually color on the clouds that was enhanced when using a fader ND filter on the lowest setting ND2,

Camera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 11 mm
Focal Length 11.2 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
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Jean-Paul Boudreau Photographie says:

-20C morning on a rural road - Brrrrrrr!

This may not be the best winterscape I've done, however, it s the one for which I have the fondest memory. A few friends and I had braved the -20C cold to shoot the Bay des Chaleur coast back in the 80's, and on the way, we stoped on this rural road at 7:30 AM and I was struck by the light and share starkness of the moment. Laying flat on my belly, I felt like I was alone and living a most wintery moment. Scanned from a Velvia 100ASA slide.
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Lindaw9 says:

So Cold
It froze overnight and I found these two leaves with an outline of frost frozen on the ice.
Nikon D80 with Nikkor 105mm micro lens
Aperture 32
Shutter spedd 1/2 sec
ISO 400
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mascam11 says:

lighthouse in the mist (with Sleeping Giant in the background)

An early morning, -12C, sunrise taken from the Marina park in Thunder Bay,Ontario. After waiting for the sun to rise it was then too bright to capture straight on but the effect on the mist and the clouds was quite pleasing. It seems to capture the feeling of icy winter coldness perfectly.
Taken with an Olympus E volt 500 and my new 70-300 mm lens.
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Dan Cento says:

IMG_8362 by Dan Cento


First Snow. Manning Park, BC.

Camera: Canon 40D
Exposure: 1/1600
Aperture: f/9.0
Focal Length: 12 mm
ISO: 200
Metering: Pattern
Raw image file processed in Photoshop CS4
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flipkeat says:

White Christmas

"White Christmas" taken in Niagara Falls last January 2011. With no snow this year..I can only dream of a white christmas this year.

Sony DSC-HX1
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Light Collector says:

Solitude

Winter was waning when I wen out this day to find some shots. What caught my eye here was the curve of course, but the compounding curves of white, gold and blue were what I found unique. What I saw was the relentless push of the seasons, winter still in charge but spring making its presence know along the edge of the creek.

Sony A55V
.01 sec.
f 5.6
Sony 75-300mm at 75mm
ISO 200
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Light Collector says:

Challenging Drive

It was a particularly blustery day in February when I wen out to see if I could get some blowing snow photos. I found a concession road where the snow was blowing across it but decided the visibility was too bad to risk being out of the car to take photos. I was heading for home when I saw this bus coming toward me, coming in and out of white-outs. I stopped and took this shot out of the front window of the car. It may not have been the shot I was looking for, but to me it speaks volumes of the challenges of living rural and carrying on with the daily routine of life, despite the weather.

Sony SLT-A55V
Shutter Speed: .03 sec.
Aperture: f 9.0
Focal length: Sony 75-300mm at 230mm
ISO: 100
Shutter Priority/AE
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LennoxC says:

Home for Christmas by LennoxC


On Christmas day 2008, while hiking in Todd Inlet near the Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, I captured this image of a woman being pulled in a rowboat towards a sailboat frozen in the ice. Minutes before taking this shot, she had fallen out of the boat into the icy waters, getting one leg completely soaked. She told me she was waiting for her husband to pull her towards the sailboat where they arranged to have Christmas dinner together.

This image evokes memories of the frozen pond in Toronto's High Park, where my friends and I used to play as kids.

Taken with a Canon 30D 18-55mm lens, 1/60 sec at F8.
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Monica de Moss photography says:

Boxing Day walk
Boxing Day winter wonderland walk - northern New Brunswick
Taken with the Sigma 10-20mm F5.6 ISO 100 Canon 7D. 3 Exposures handheld and merged in Photomatix.
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dick.budge says:

View from the Hill at night by dick.budge

The view from behind the parliament buildings.
Exposure 30, Aperture f/22.0, Focal Length 23 mm, ISO 400
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dominiquephotos says:

IMG_53_Tiff _ok_bambi
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dick.budge says:

Parliament Lights by dick.budge

Parliament Hill
Canon 50D Exposure 5 sec, Aperture f/14.0, Focal Length 18 mm, ISO 500
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Aneifer says:

Day 192. Tues Dec 27 -2011 by Aneifer


The capital region was graced with a white Christmas after a collective speculation of a green post Santa Clause visit. On my way to the local sledding hill, I had discovered a discarded bicycle that was slowly falling victim to old man winters’ seasonal tantrum.

Ottawa Ontario, Canada

Camera – Nikon D3s
Exposure – 1/400
Aperture – f/8
Focal Length – 29 mm
ISO Speed – 200
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

We Have Snow

Southern Ontario
Dec. 27, 2011
The first real snow fall but is melting fast

Camera Canon EOS 60D
Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture f/3.5
Focal Length 18 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash On, Fired
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mascam11 says:

icicles on branches by the lake
Olympus E-volt 500
a little winter magic at the lakeside
Lake Superior, Thunder Bay, Ontario
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Stevesstills [deleted] says:

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Hoar Frost at Sunrise

5D M2, 1/50th, ISO 100, f13, tripod(w release) and a 70-200mm f2.8L lens.

An impressive amount of fog was out before the sun began to rise but when the first rays of light came through the hoar frost really began to jump out.

Shot just outside of Spruce Grove, AB
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

Hey Baby, It's Cold Outside

Southern Ontario
Our first real cold snap...arrived very late this year


Camera Canon EOS 60D
Exposure 1/3200 sec
Aperture f/4.5
Focal Length 90 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias -2 EV
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Ivan Sorensen | www.ivansorensenphotography.com says:

Early Sunday morning in downtown Guelph, Ontario and the snowflakes are falling, big, beautifull and fat flakes. The kind of snow that makes you think of a winter postcard.

Christmas Snow


Camera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/800)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 70 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Lens 24-70mm f/2.8
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Ivan Sorensen | www.ivansorensenphotography.com says:

The first time they decorate the tree is unforgettable.

I knew that at some point my great-grandson would give me that one single shot that makes the whole Christmas season, so I just followed him around for an hour until this happened. I knew as soon as I released the shutter that I had 'the one'.

Merry Christmas to one and all.

The Most Magical Time {Explored}

Camera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.067 sec (1/15) hand held ambient light
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 48 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias 0 EV
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dick.budge says:

Smoke On The Water by dick.budge

-21 C on the St. Lawrence River in Summerstown Ontario

Canon EOS 50D; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f/4.5; Focal Length 18mm; ISO Speed 100
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Cat Starr says:

Storm coming.

Is winter finally coming? Storm approaching over Lake Ontario at Oshawa
Canon 7D
Exposure 1/200 sec
Aperture f11
Focal Length 70mm
ISO 200
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ICRock says:

Frosty Blues

-22 on a early cold morning at Two Jack Lake leaves a frosty coating on the lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Canon Rebel T2i, sigma 18-200 @ 18mm, f11, iso 400, 1\200,
hand held 3 image HDR
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Perry Dovell [deleted] says:

DSC_0476

Picture taken down town Moose Jaw, Jewel store all decked out with Xmas lights just of Main Street using Nikon D90, Tokina 11-16mm ultra wide angle lens and Manfrotto tripod 055XPROB legs and 498RC2 head

Nikon D90
Exposure 0.4
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 11 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
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VistaBay ~ Jean-Michel Boudreau Photograhie says:

Photographer: Jean-Michel Boudreau paddleking@gmail.com

Introspection: Life is a journey... by VistaBay ~ Jean-Michel Boudreau Photograhie


This is a photograph taken on Lake Nictau at the base of Mount Sagamook in the Carleton Provincial Parc situated in the core of the Province of New-Brunswick.

Nothing, I repeat, nothing would of stopped me from waking up after a long night of winter camping (-24c) to take this series of photograghs. Shot at the first glimpse of light, this picture is dedicated to my long time friend, Joel Boudreau for his love of nature and his dedication to climb the highest mountains.

Pentax K20D
Exposure 1/10s
Aperture f/11.0
Focal Length 17 mm
ISO Speed 100
Flash No Flash
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Electrafisher says:

Canmore
I woke to this Boxing Day morning, it took my breath away.
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
1/400th, f/3.50, 100 ISO, no flash
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R J Ruppenthal says:

Creekside

While snowshoeing in the Mount Washington area on Vancouver Island, we came across this scene that was just begging to be photographed.

Pentax K7
Exp - 1/320
Aperture - f8.0
Focal Length - 17mm (Tamron 17-50 F/2.8)
ISO 200
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Electrafisher says:

064-1
This was taken in Glenbow Provincial Park, just east of Cochrane, Alberta. We were the first to go for a walk this morning, white, fluffy snow-gorgeous.
CanonEOSRebelT1i
1/160, f/9, ISO100, no flash, focal length 28.00
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Electrafisher says:

029-1
I was on my way to Glenbow Provincial Park and looked to the east-the cloud formation looked like a Chinook, and sure enough it was very mild. It looked cold though.
CanonEOS RebelT1I, shuuterspeed 1/2000, f/4.0, ISO100, focal length 27mm, no flash
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

Lake Erie

Southern Ontario Lake Erie
This is an old shot but a favourite. It will never look the same way twice and
on this day it was beautiful

Camera Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1600)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 34.3 mm
ISO Speed 80
Exposure Bias -2/3 EV
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

Lake Erie Feb. Ride

Southern Ontario
McGeachy's Pond conservation area
off of Lake Erie
Sunny Feb. morning
Camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture f/11.0
Focal Length 55 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias -1/3 EV
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Renata Lenartowicz says:

Beauty of Winter

Camera Panasonic DMC FZ30
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 7.4 mm
ISO Speed 100
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Renata Lenartowicz says:

Dancing Snowflakes

Camera Panasonic DMC-FZ30
Exposure 0.008 sec (1/125)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 43.4 mm
ISO Speed 200
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Renata Lenartowicz says:

First Snow Day

Camera Sony DSLR-A350
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/320)
Aperture f/11.0
Focal Length 50 mm
ISO Speed 800
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Renata Lenartowicz says:

Holy

Camera Panasonic DMC-FZ30
Exposure 0.025 sec (1/40)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 7.4 mm
ISO Speed 80
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Renata Lenartowicz says:

Christmas

Camera Panasonic DMC-FZ30
Exposure 8
Aperture f/11.0
Focal Length 38.4 mm
ISO Speed 200
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Jim Cumming says:

Red-tailed Hawk
Taken in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Just as I was about to give up for the day I spotted him by the side of the road. He flew up high on a tree and I waited for to fly off hoping I got a good shot. I was pretty happy with this one
f4
1/2000
ISO 400
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Sue90ca HAPPY EASTER ✞ says:

Coldest Day Of The Year

Southern Ontario: Sue's Backyard
Finally a bit of snow Jan. 03, 2012
It's the coldest day of the year but it brought some well
needed sun.
Camera Canon EOS 60D
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 250 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
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Lindaw9 says:

Frost
I liked the inticate patterns formed by the frost on my window pane
Nikon D90 with Nikkor Micro 105mm lens
Aperture 32
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/13 sec
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Pat Kavanagh says:

Bohemian Waxwing

I photographed this Bohemian Waxwing last spring while him and his buddies bombarded my Mountain Ash tree. They are so quick when they eat! When they are in a feeding frenzy I stand under and/or beside the tree to get the best light and background. After a few minutes they don't even care that I am within 5 feet of them....but you have to be fast...

Nikon D90
70-300mm Nikon Zoom lens set at 180mm
ISO 200
1/1,500 second shutter speed
F:5
+.5 exposure compensation

I took a single RAW image and duplicated it 5 times to produce bracketed exposures of 0+1+2-1-2 and made an HDR image.
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Pat Kavanagh says:

Common Redpole
I took an original RAW image - duplicated it 5 times to make exposures of 0+1+2-1-2 and run them through Photomatix to produce a single HDR image. Additional tweaks in Photoshop.

Nikon D90
70-300mm zoom set to 250mm
Vibration reduction ON
F:8
ISO 200
1/100 second - hand held
+.7 exposure compensation
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Jim Cumming says:

Snowy owl
I’ve been trying to find and photograph this Snowy owl for over a month but without success. On my 5th trip to an area about an hour outside of Ottawa I finally spotted him and spent about 5 hours following him around an area covering about 3 square miles. Standing in the middle of an open field with the wind howling in your face and temperatures hovering around -10 with windchill of -20 was well worth it. Taken in Ste-Rose, Ontario, Canada area with a Canon 40D, Canon 300 2.8 IS lens + 1.4 extender
1/4000 shutter speed
ISO 200
f4.5
focal length 420mm
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jumpinjimmyjava says:

Winter Walk by jimmy brown

Winter Walk

My wife and I were out walking the shore ice along the Great lake Huron in a light snow storm. I spotted a family enjoying themselves in the distance and just had to capture the snow and the moment.
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WINTER WONDERLAND by jimmy brown

Winter Wonderland

Taken at the Marthaville Habitat Area in southern Ontario, Canada. I was experimenting with ISO and used 1100 ISO to capture this photo. When I view this image it makes me want to get up off the couch, grab my camera and just enjoy nature.
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jumpinjimmyjava says:

Snow Angel by jimmy brown

snow angel

I spotted this fallen snow angel in my hometown of Petrolia , Ontario, Canada. It rested on the snow in the small cemetery there. I used my D700 to capture this moment with my 24 - 70 mm lens set at 70mm. I used spot metering and +2/3 EV . Even though damaged the angel seemed at peace with the world and that makes this photo special to me.
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ICRock says:

Johnston canyon ice climbing

Went for a hike at Johnston Canyon and found this lone ice climber trying to navigate the 'large icicles' hanging off of the Upper Falls,
Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Pentax optio WPi, iso80, f4
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Pat Kavanagh says:

Female Merlin:

Female Merlin

Nikon D90
70-300mm zoom set at 300mm
F:8
ISO 200
1/640 Second
Spot metering
Cloudy

Shot a single RAW image and duplicated it 5 times to make exposures of 0+1+2-1-2, put into Photomatix to produce a single HDR image. Photoshop for tweaking.
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Ron Kube Photography says:

Horses at Play

Horses DSC_0183

A trio of workhorses frollicking in the snow. This is one of my favorite shots. I took this shot a couple of winters ago NE of Calgary, Alberta.
Camera Nikon D300S
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1600)
Aperture f/7.1
Focal Length 300 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
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Trish Sweett says:

Geese on a Pond

Geese on the pond DSC_7486

A favorite of mine, I took this shot of a couple of geese last winter hanging out at a frozen pond NW of Calgary, Alberta

Camera Nikon D80
Exposure 1/4000 sec
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 145 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias +1/3 EV
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Pedja Photo (Pedja G.) says:

Mont Tremblant - Top of the mountain
Mont Tremblant - Top of the mountain

Camera Sony DSLR-A200
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1600)
Aperture f/6.3
Focal Length 18 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias +1 EV
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Pedja Photo (Pedja G.) says:

Mont Tremblant - Top of the mountain

Mont Tremblant - Top of the mountain

Camera Sony DSLR-A200
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/2000)
Aperture f/6.3
Focal Length 18 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias +1 EV
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Pat Kavanagh says:

Barn Bunny

Snowshoe Rabbit:
This was a single RAW image, duplicated to make 5 exposures of 0+1+2-1-2, processed through Photomatix for a single HDR image, additional adjustments in Photoshop.

Nikon D90
18-105mm zoom set at 105mm
ISO 200
F:8
1/200 second
Overcast sky
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Charlinex says:

Distillery District Holiday Night by Charlinex


The photo was taken in the Distillery Historic District, Toronto.
Canon 50D
Canon 24-105mm L IS at 24mm
ISO100
F/11
Shutter 20 seconds

It was on January 2, 2012, cold and windy, but a winter wonderland nevertheless.

This is my first post. I don't know how to make the image bigger.
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dick.budge says:

St. Lawrence River, Summerstown, Ontario by dick.budge

Boatshed on a winter morning in Summerstown Ontario
Canon EOS 50D
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/640)
Aperture f/4.5
Focal Length 18 mm
ISO Speed 100
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SarahBellPhotography says:

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Winter morning sunrise on Koshlong Lake, near Haliburton Ontario. Two months of the year, this beach is a summer camp. The rest of the year it is an outdoor education centre. People who come to camp only in the summer months have no idea how beautiful it is in other seasons. Its wonderful!

Canon Rebel T2i
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