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(Near) Whiteout by berndt2

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We were on a train from Zurich to Davos and it was a grey blizzardy scene outside the window as we hurtled punctually on a brutally efficient Swiss train. The light outside was a horrible grey, but the shapes were interesting so I snapped a few shots. When I got back home I decided to bump up contrast and brightness to see what I’d ‘seen’. This one looked like a weirdly pixellated charcoal sketch. Neat!! (The detail becomes too pixellated at most enlarged sizes, but at a certain resolution this turned out really nice!)

Bernd Talasch doesn’t remember being hatched in a research laboratory in Omaha in the late 1950s so maybe that never happened. (Placeholder bio – remember to replace).

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  • ElRobbo
    ElRobboabout 3 years ago

    That it is!
    Something you’d never see in northern Australia, that’s for sure!
    A superb capture, berndt!

  • Neutro
    Neutroabout 3 years ago

    Very nice!!

  • Traceyisanozzy
    Traceyisanozzyabout 3 years ago

    I must say…I thought you had done a gorgeous sketch via the thumbnail…
    Excellent processing, love the starkness of that tree against the barely visible blurred background and white snow!

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoabout 3 years ago

    very nice work Berndt

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentabout 3 years ago

    This is exquisite Bernd. Absolutely superb.

  • goddarb
    goddarbabout 3 years ago

    Intriguing shot. Love the pixilated effect.

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous image!! . . .

  • Daniel Sorine
    Daniel Sorineabout 3 years ago

    Great shot. I love that train ride. You should have continued to St. Moritz.

  • Jamie Lee
    Jamie Leeabout 3 years ago

    very cool & crisp =)

  • Adriana Glackin
    Adriana Glackinabout 3 years ago

    Very, very nice – it looks like a Victorian snow scene :)

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