In February 2020, I was walking on the train tracks following the gorgeous St-Lawrence River near Saint-Irénée, Quebec, Canada. The river has tides that can reach seven meters, so it sculpts fabulous ice blocks. These 2 blocks look like ice debris. So, I left the track and went down to approach it on the frozen shoreline (underlying the importance of boot grips). That morning, it was -7C (19 F) and there was no wind. The colors and the contrasting shapes caught my attention. The conditions were surprisingly tolerable for such an open space. I added a 10-stop ND filter to perform a 62 second exposure. It flattened the little waves and created motion on the water. Once again, I used my live time feature on my camera to obtain a perfect exposure (ETTR).
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