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Distances are usually pretty high, so shooting wide will often result in tiny looking humps. * Snow and ice are among the most amazing things to photograph. OR brand work best over plastic mountaineering boots. The problem tends to be quite different: unless the whole image consists of objects tonally close to snow, in which case correct exposure will be achieved right away (as it should), the dynamic range of the scene is likely to largely exceed what the sensor can record, resulting in deep shadows and blown highlights.

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