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Focal Length: 10mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Format: DX (Crop Sensor)
What is the first thought that comes to mind when looking at this photo? A vast expanse with no end in site? A frozen tundra that would seem impossible to survive? A never ending journey over the frozen arctic? If you were to turn around from this view you would see a tree lined rocky shore with civilization not far away. But for many animals in the arctic, they are are able survive in conditions like this. It’s amazing how they are able to do so.
I’d like to live in a place with more wide open forests and waterfalls, but I have learned to like the opportunities that I have been presented during the winter to capture what I never got to see growing up. It’s very cold but I have grown accustomed to that and have found that I enjoy the cold weather far more than the hot weather. I’ve been at both ends and will always say that single digits are much better than the temps above 100 °F. At least when it’s cold I can just put on a few more layers and walk around for heat. When it’s hot I just don’t feel like doing anything.