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Near Lac Magog, Quebec province, Canada.

For the Nikon people from the forum who need a bit of explanation about think the shot looks flat because it was taken with a Canon camera? you've got a long way to go. this may look flat to you but it was taken at 80mm. So it is not a wide angle shot and the perspective or more depth for those who have a problem getting out of their box, is more flat due to the focal length. A wide angle shot will have more depth whereas the longer the focal length and the flatter the perspective. A telephoto lens "compress" the perspective. This effect is not a fonction of the camera but is it due to the fact that the lens used and the distance to subject created a very flat perspective, like cropping off the center of a wide angle shot. at some point with enough cropping (or magnification) you get only one pixel. this is the extreme but will probably help you understand the concept. if you use your nikon camera from the same position that I was with the same focal length that I used, you will get the same flat iimage..probably less colorful. here are some links on the subject:

and a good exemple of this:

another good explanation:

of course the position of the camera changed and it is assumed here that the reader will understand that much but that show how the 2 type of lenses are usualy used and what type of depth they give.

Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel
1/640s f/5.0 at 80.0mm iso200 full exif

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Sam X01-Feb-2006 02:21
...I'm a Nikon guy and those "expert" forums drives me nuts... camera it's jus a tool and most important is who behind it. can give Stradivarius violin to the monkey I don't think you like what you hear and give K-mart brand to Paganini the sound will incase you. It’s a beautiful image great perspective. Voted
A. J. deLange16-Jan-2006 13:16
Not that it's all that important but it's Lac Memphremagog. Magog is the name of the town at its northern end. Nice shot regardless.
Albert J Valentino25-Nov-2005 23:21
Great Composition. Incredible lines---VOTED
Guest 04-Oct-2005 20:28
Very beatuifull view.
excellent colours!!
alibenn11-Jun-2005 09:18
Hi there, Alister here, this is great, the contrast between the regular Poplars on the left producing their geometric patterns, with the wild chaotic Fall colours on the right.. Lovely image..
ellaa25-Feb-2005 04:15
wow! very beautiful!!
Guest 26-Jan-2005 10:52
splendid colours!
Simon15-Jan-2005 19:44
Love the shadows.
Beautiful image.
Dr. Tom LoPresti01-Nov-2004 21:11
This whole gallery is simply amazing, but this is my favorite image. Excellent use of shadows, color & perspective.
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