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Snowflake 8 - 100% crop

This photo was taken about a month after the others and was my last snowflake tried this winter. This was taken outside my window, i.e. I didn’t have to stand outside searching for it :-). But since the angle is very awkward therefore using tripod is impossible, so I have to shot handheld with iso800, f/8, 1/50s.


This is a 100% crop version with Neat Image applied to remove the noise, and sharpen (with NI as well, applying usm in photoshop after NI looks horrible). I will certainly try again this winter (still a long time to go) and hopefully by then I can handle the Tamron (and my breathing so that I can shot at iso100) better.


By the way, I am off to Singapore/Malaysia tomorrow, inspired by the photos from Ya ya and ScurvyMouse, I think I’m going to visiting Botanic Garden and Sentosa. Not that I haven’t been there before, but I never brought my eye with me, hopefully this time with my eye wide open (may be at f/1.0) I could see something that I haven’t seen before.


Edit: 20.06.2005

added to Cream of the Crop as my personal favorite.

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Taken on April 3, 2005