Posts Tagged: Gunnison

March 12, 2014 – South of Crested Butte

Snowy scene between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

This is a nice, snowy scene, between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado.

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October 15, 2012 – Ruby Peak

Ruby Peak, near Kebler Pass

Monday, October 15, 2012

Another shot from Colorado today. In fact, another shot from near Kebler Pass. I can’t help it – that’s where I found the aspens. Today I did something that I generally find a bit distasteful. A lot of times when you see people posting panoramic images, it’s because they couldn’t figure out a way to get an interesting composition using a standard frame size. I immediately start to suspect that there was uninteresting stuff either on top or on the bottom, so rather than take a better picture, they said eff it, and just lopped it off.

For this picture, it’s a totally different story, you see. I really liked this view. But I just couldn’t seem to find a way to frame it that didn’t have a bunch of boring stuff at the bottom of the frame. So I cropped it. Totally different. Uh huh. Yeah.

Whatever. This is Ruby Peak, near Kebler Pass, as I mentioned. And lots of aspens. In the fall. You may notice some softness on the right side of the frame. You will *definitely* notice it now, even if you didn’t before. Assuming you’re reading this, which you may not be. That’s a problem with my lens. I’ve suspected it for awhile, but I did some testing to verify that, yes, the right side of the frame in the photos I take with this lens is all effed up. So I’m going to send it in for warranty repair. Hope that takes care of it. Sigh. It makes me sad to think of all the photos I took that could have been so much better without that issue, especially those from this trip. Poop.

Notes: Canon EOS Rebel T1i, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens. 1/250s, f/8, ISO 200. Focal length: 28mm.

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