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Contrails Create Contrast
Contrails Create Contrast

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Challenge: Object Isolation by Contrast (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM
Location: Hungary, Europe, 34000 feet
Date: Dec 30, 2007
Aperture: F/8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Sky, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Dec 30, 2007

Flying from Tashkent, Uzbekistan to Amsterdam, Netherlands, we passed many a contrast. Bright whites against blue skies, bright sun against dark mountains, hot engines in freezing air ... no matter where in this world we look, we find contrast. I got many nice shots this day - the usual problem being thick flight deck windscreens, which are distorting the focus of the camera. Contrary to the eye, the camera can only focus the same in all axis, whereas the eye can focus differently in two axis. This is why even the best L-glass must give in the the naked eye, when it comes to clarity. Find the sweet spot of the window where distortion is minimal ...

Place: 136 out of 188
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Votes: 145
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/05/2008 09:29:57 PM
Nice capture
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01/03/2008 03:29:21 PM
Wow, great work! I think it might have even more impact if you rotated it somehow so the plne was moving diagonally across the frame
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12/31/2007 06:21:44 PM
it's great, but as you know, it lacks sharpness where it matters...nice image though
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