Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Taiga Meanders” by Bob Faucher. Location: Denali National Park, Alaska.
“Returning from our flightseeing tour with Sheldon Air Service over Mount Denali we passed over this view—deep in the taiga a small stream meanders through the muskeg, with its golden fall colors, to a beaver pond ending with its well-maintained dam,” says Faucher. “The only way to see this fabulous landscape is by flying. We were aboard a De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1. Small, fixed-wing aircraft have vibrations associated with the engine and propeller and are easily jostled by wind gusts. The photographer must use his arms to form a gimbal to counteract these movements and absorb the vibrations.”
Canon EOS 5D II; Canon EF 28-70mm @ 53mm; RAW capture: f/5 @ 1/250 sec, ISO 100; Auto exposure; Centerweighted-average metering; Auto WB.
Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them.