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Most of my shooting with the new camera has been basketball related. I've tried to take advantage of a few days when we either had some snow falling or cooler temps and frost to get a few shots outside. We have a few horses (my girls both show horses all summer) so they've made good subjects. I was shooting all jpeg for sports but recently changed to RAW since I got lightroom 3 and have been playing with post processing. I believe all of these shots were with the 18-105 kit lens. Let me know if you have any input, especially on the lightroom work with exposures etc. Not sure if I reduced the size correctly. Hopefully not too pixelated.

First few are some close ups when it was snowing.

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Next couple were on a frosty morning

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This one I was playing with the graduated filter to help out an overexposed skyline. I can see I'll need to work on this feature more to tweak it better.

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The last two were some I converted to BW. The grey sky and woodline seemed to be more effective this way than the color version.

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These are really nice - I especially like the 1st and 5th "portraits" and the mood of the final three is really kind of haunting. It's nice that you were able to use the minimal snow we've gotten for some cool images - thanks for sharing!

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I enjoyed these, the first and second to the last are my personal favorites.

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