2008: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

 

While waiting for the arrival of Work Permit (otherwise known as Employment Authorization Document), I was hoping to get some photographic opportunities. Something I had been planning on shooting (the imaginary shot residing in my head) was downtown Houghton with snowflakes. Unfortunately, for a long time I did not know the appropriate exposure value to get that picture.

Recently, while shooting US Cross Country Skiing Championship, I found the settings. I tried the downtown Houghton in snow flakes once before but framing did not turn out as expected. Fortunately enough – I knew the settings, the snow flakes were there as well (and they continued to be there while I went back to my apartment and grabbed the equipment) and this is the result.

Only irony is that I am leaving this town soon and the sign says Welcome To Houghton!

EXIF and other information

Archive ID n2c_102-5341
Date and Time 2008-01-22 15:44:47
GPS Date and Time Image does not include relevant information
GPS Location 47.12162 N, -88.56487 E, 655 ft (Goolgle Map: Pin | Directions)
Camera Nikon D200
Lens AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 12-24mm f/4G IF-ED
Focal Length 24.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 36.0 mm)
Mode Shutter speed priority AE
Shutter Speed 1/400 second(s)
Aperture f/4.0
ISO 200
Exposure Bias +1
Flash No
Filters None
Light Value 11.6
Hyperfocal Distance 7.19 m
Focus Distance 2.82 m
Depth of Field 2.58 m (2.03 - 4.61)
Field of View 52.7 deg (2.79 m)
Tripod
Yes
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