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Misty Morning at the Ochsenkopf Slopes

On a slightly misty September morning I was walking up a meadow at the Ochsenkopf when I took this photo. This meadow is part of a ski slope in winter. With a height of slightly more than 1000 meter the Ochsenkopf is one of the highest mountains of the Fichtelgebirge in the north of Bavaria.

 

Back then I had a 3 MP Panasonic wich is pretty noisy even at the just the ISO 150 used here.

 

I used the gimp levels tool to move the histogram to more shadows. This avoids the purple tint that Picasa I feel lucky tool introduced in my last version of this photo.

 

The smart sharpening gimp fu-script detects the edges in the photo and only applies sharpening there. I think there are a lot of edges in this photo.

  

BW version: www.flickr.com/photos/andreas_helke/3082337299/

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Taken on September 25, 2005