Collin J Örthner – Photographer

October 27, 2007

Wind on the Water

Filed under: Abstract, Black & White, Ice, Movement, Nature, Panoramic, Travel, Water, Wind, Winter — collin orthner @ 3:14 am


One of the challenges I give myself is trying to explain the action of wind with a photograph. It’s not very often that I feel I have been able to capture the right effect. Here is an example of a chinook wind blowing over the Bow River in Calgary. This one I feel works nicely. I did need to play with a few different lengths of exposure and wait for a fairly strong gust of wind to catch just the right amount of movement.
[Panasonic LX2]

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