Shooting Winter Weather

Don’t let your camera hibernate this winter, go out and shoot!

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Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT
Bob Hills used a tripod to steady his Canon EOS 5D with 24–105mm f/4L Canon EF lens during a 0.3 sec exposure at f/22, ISO 100, a setting that blurred the moving water.
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Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT The white of the snow contrasts with the color in the damp rocks. Hills used his handheld EOS 5D with 70–200mm f/2.8L Canon EF IS lens for exposure of 1/125 sec at f/14, ISO 400. Bob Hills
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Pines Uinta Mountains, UT Snow-dotted trunks of a stand of lodgepole pines create stark subject matter, accentuated by falling snow and low clouds. Same handheld rig as previous image, 1/160 sec at f/20, ISO 400. Bob Hills
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Phragmites, Willard Bay, UT Snow encourages minimalism, as in this shot of windblown grasses. Same equipment as previous images, plus 2X tele-converter and tripod. Exposure, 1/160 at f/45, ISO 400. Bob Hills
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Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City, UT Trees stand out from the usually detailed background, their leaves offering a touch of color. Hills handheld a Canon EOS 5D and 28–135mm f/3.5–5.6 Canon EF IS lens, 1/320 sec at f/6.3, ISO 400. Bob Hills
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Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT The pattern of this bench was an “irresistible subject” for Hills, who handheld a 5D with 70– 200mm f/2.8L lens, 1/125 sec at f/11, ISO 400. Bob Hills