Photo of the Week 4 February 2014
Congratulations to Mark Brodkin from Toronto, Canada for his Photo of the Week winning image “Pristine Bells.” We had the chance to speak with Mark about his winning image and his landscape photography. See more of Mark’s work at www.markbrodkin.com and www.500px.com/markbrodkin to stay up to date on his latest photography projects.
What was this image taken for? (Personal, event, etc.)
This was taken for my personal work at the Maroon Bells in Aspen, CO.
.What was this image shot with?
Camera: Nikon D800E
Filter: B+W 77mm Circular Polarizer
Tripod: Manfroto Tripod
Can you tell us a little about the process of how you came across this shot? Did you plan it out? Did you see an opportunity?
I conduct extensive research prior to visiting a location. The Maroon Bells are photographed quite often, but rarely in these conditions. The Bells on this day were in perfect form. It was the rare instance in which both snow and fall colours are in full view. I returned the next day to find that most of the leaves had fallen and the color of Maroon Bells was over for another year.
Who are some photographers that inspire you?
What type of photography do you enjoy most for personal and professional projects?
I enjoy shooting Grand Landscape photography in amazing light.
What inspires your photography?
Beauty in nature and great light inspires my photography the most.
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