This image was taken on the Pemberton Ice Cap. We accessed the location by snowmobiling out there and it took about an hour to get up here from the car park on the side of the highway. Every year the snowpack forms a slightly different shape and this was the first time it had been right to build a jump in this spot. Dane Tudor is the skier and we were filming for a skiing movie produced by Poorboyz productions. Dane’t trajectory will actually take him to landing down beneath the snow overhang in the left side of the image so he has a long way to go yet in this picture.
I shot in manual exposure, carefully watching the histogram and walking a tight line between loosing detail in the backlit snow surface. It’s always a tricky exposure when things are this bright but I was able to preserve most of the important details in the undulations of the snow.
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