So I was shooting in the snow this weekend - first up some Jump pictures
sorry for the big amount of pictures, actually these is only a "best of best of" out of a "best of" which was out of ~250 pictures in total. I'll add some "regular" Skiing and Snowboarding pictures in a different thread later on.
All pictures were taken with:
Canon EOS 50D
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
some pretty fast shutter speeds
PP: Cropping, contrast & brightness adjustments
Some words about shooting in the snow with this equipment: I was shooting 3 days with a Lowepro Rover AW II on my back, carrying the camera with the 70-200 attached. The only thing I had to worry about a little, is riding my own snowboard pretty carefully so I don't damage the gear in a heavy crash
Other than that, I had no problems and felt confident to shoot at all times. The cam & lens even took some splashes of snow, so I was really happy that both pieces were weather sealed and the lens had internal zooming & focusing. I was also happy to see, that the combination handled the moving action absolutely superb, I had about 9/10 pictures in perfect focus with the continuous AF & shooting of the 50D. Admittedly the high contrast scenes of people against the snow or sky were no big challenge anyway
As for the pictures: it was the first time I added some "copyright" stuff - let me hear your thoughts about it.