Winter afternoon at Sierra de Guadarrama, Spain.
Snow comes later and later every winter, yet in November 2019, there was the first heavy snowfall of the season, which left and spectacular scenery.
Heavy winds, clouds rolling in and out made it more complex to shot, yet more satisfying.
This project wasn’t as previously researched as others, I simply choose a day that it looked great on the weather forecast and headed to the mountains, then the unexpected happened.
In post-production, I choose a subtle hue color for the project, trying to replicate what I had seen.
My process is rather simple, I prefer to spend time in the outdoors than behind the computer.
Shot on Fujifilm X-T3 and various lenses, XF18-55mm, XF55-200mm, XF100-400mm, this was around 3-hour shooting, until dark.
Renamed and sorted using Photo Mechanic.
Basic editing in Lightroom.
Finishing retouches in Photoshop.
For some reason, this project really caught the attention of many, yet, I believe I was at the right place, at the right time. In the mountains, the weather is unpredictable, especially in days like this one, where the wind was so strong, and there were clouds rolling on and off, it could have gone south and would have come back home with nothing but a cold windy evening in nature.
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