I was reminded how difficult it is to shoot in snow and ice last weekend at the Frozen Assets festival. Or I should say on top of the Frozen Assets festival: Cold weather and bad knees = creative parking and a warm car.
|A parasail taxi service on Lake Mendota would be cool|
I've been reading about different types of metering, setting your exposure compensation, making sure the needle goes to minus when in manual and using the histogram.
|Blech, shooting far away may be part of the problem. But is that an angel?|
|Fat Tires and Ice Angels in a Blizzard|
At one point I just gave up and started playing with filters. The Diffuse Glow filter in Elements created this Heavenly Blizzard.
|"Ta da!" Grey snow and dark figures make Homer something something|
How do you deal with shooting in snow and ice? What challenging conditions have you had to face?
The First and Third photos are worth clicking to enlarge.