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Rock Climbing Photo: Local climber and photographer Anne Skidmore on th...
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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Sep 3, 2014
Great shot, Brian! And just for folks "from away" this ain't no slab pitch---it pretty much vertical all the way.
By shoo
Nov 1, 2015
Man, this photo is shockingly over-edited. Recompense is classic grey North Conway granite, as is the rest of Cathedral. It can get a little gold on occasion in just the right near-sunset conditions, but this photo is clearly an example of letting the saturation slider get out of control.

It also doesn't highlight the route well at all. Weird decision-making in the editing process.
By M Sprague
From: New England
Nov 1, 2015
Must have been the glow from Anne ;) Could be over processed, but the sun looks to be right on the horizon to me.
By Brian P
From: NH
Nov 23, 2015
Man, this photo was taken AT sunrise and the rock in this area does have a warmer tone than other parts of the cliff. Taken with a very wide angle lens to fit in the sunrise and cliff, probably some distortion.

Could I have gone with a cooler white balance when editing the RAW file? Sure, it's always a judgement call. Did I give the photo a small amount of levels/etc editing? Yes. But, I can assure you the photo isn't "shockingly over edited".
By Jason Denver
Nov 30, 2015
That's perfect morning light. Sometimes hard to get a subject on the rock at that hour. Beautiful!
By Russ Keane
Oct 5, 2016
It's a cool photo. Brian's work is always high on my list.
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Local climber and photographer Anne Skidmore on the last pitch.

Submitted By: Brian P on Aug 14, 2009
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Recompense (5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a )
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