This picture is one of the most interesting firsts for me with a camera. I had been getting used to my Nikon and was looking for different techniques to try when I read about long shutter times. Literally as I was reading the article it started to snow and I thought I should try it. Of course handheld didn't work to well so I went out to the middle of my yard and put my camera on the ground.
This did the trick and I was happy with the results. It's great that I have a shallow depth of field with a long shutter and because of that I have a little bit of bokeh. The straw grass is a wonderful contrast to the fresh white snow. The fence in the background gives it a little bit depth but not in the way.
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