Snow Pines by Alan Brown
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Snow Pines

March 15, 2019

Abstract image of Pine trees on a cold winter's day

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Jitesh Shivakumar's picture

wow. I really would love to learn how to make such a photograph. Can you tell me how?

Alan Brown's picture

Certainly Jitesh, always willing to help.

The core of the image was conceive to capture the stark contrast between the forest of pine trunks and a fresh layer of snow.
Other than regular global adjustments a path blur (filter) was added in Photoshop to give a more ethereal feel to the image and add emphasis to the vertical lines.

A similar effect can be achieved if you don't have PS by using in camera movement as you take the image, but path blur provides more control.

I hope this helps, good luck with your shooting.

Jitesh Shivakumar's picture

That was really helpful. Thank you so much.

steven milner's picture

Beautiful!

Alan Brown's picture

Thanks Steven!

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