Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting the first shots in a snowy environment, part of Travel Photography: Mountains and Snow Landscapes.
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…A long time ago I wrote I was writing a…review of a camera for a computer magazine, and it was…a brand of camera that I normally don't use, and so…the interface was very different than what I was used to.…And that's normal when you're writing reviews.…But I was, I don't remember where I was, I was somewhere that I was used to shooting…and I was really surprised because I was out…walking around and I just, I wasn't in the zone.…I just couldn't really find pictures, and I was trying to…figure out, you know, was it just an off day or what?…And then I realized now, it's that I was having to think enough about the camera.…
Because it was just different enough from what I was used to,…just like where's the aperture control, and how do I get a histogram?…And even the moment by moment of shooting, was just enough keeping me…in my head that I was ever getting into a zone of really seeing.…And I'm feeling like I'm struggling with that now.…And it's not because I don't know the camera.…This is a camera that I've shot with a lot.…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Ben Long takes a trip to Lake Tahoe to explore winter shooting at various times of the day. He also shows techniques for post-processing winter scenes to make them look their best.