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Blue Fuji

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Mount Fuji, as seen very early on a freezing morning from the northern shore of Lake Kawaguchi.

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Lovely Photo

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awesome.......

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Beautiful Mr. Angelo..

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Damn! That's a nice picture.

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Search the photog's name in flickr for a higher res image.

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The picture of Mt. Fuji was stunningly beautiful. Tears came to my eyes. Many heartfelt thanks to the photographer.

Mahalo, Mark Kazuo Bradley

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almost anything a photographer does with almost any camera is in some way an artistic decision. what is 'natural' or 'true colour'? there is no such thing, only what each person sees. We all see blue or green differently, you cannot prove otherwise

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if only it had a higher resolution...

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I don't believe this was heavily Photoshopped. But there's a good chance that the photographer set the camera's white balance to "Incandescent", which renders daylight (however much or little of it there is) very blue. Or, he altered the colors in Photoshop. ;-)

Lovely image.

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too much photoshop for my taste..

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Maybe a production company could use this doctored shot for their logo.

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Beautiful!

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Wow, what a shot! Really enchanting!

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papasmurf collenrain

agreed it is a nice pic, I am a shutter bug myself, along with digital my oldest film cameras are from the 1920-30s, anyone who remembers film(or still uses it) knows that a brand clled velvia produces vivid colours.

I just wish we cud know more about the pics(unrelistic I know) in print & on the web, how they taken enhancements etc, now a days we have to rely on editors for proper screening but still we are often wondering is this for real or not, kinda sad but thats "progress" I guess.

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Will make a point of staying at Lake Kawagachi sometime...

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Awesome.

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One of the rare beautiful picture on JT. It is very lovely.

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Early winter on Fujisan. May be a lot of snow this winter, so let's compare in March or so next year. Damien: dedicated. Very nice blue photo.

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The color is absolutely possible, taken at sunset from the north on a long exposure and very stopped down. Surely some of you have heard of Le Heure Bleu? Or the Golden Hour? Before digital photographers actually had to be able to read the light.....

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It may be photoshopped, or taken with a filter, or taken with a "scene mode" on his camera, or who knows, but lets give credit where credit is due, it is a nice photo, regardless of whether the colors are realistic or not.

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Nice picture!

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JT does allow readers to submit photos...I submitted one for Pic of the Day of this very mountain 2 weeks ago. I encourage you to do so as well.

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Nice capture!! Must have been taken earlier November looking at the amount of snow?

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Now that,s a picture of the day...

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requesting higher res please for wallpaper'ing purposes

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"Looks good as my computer's wallpaper.

Mine, too!

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Fantastic photo, almost looks like a painting.

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Nice!!

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Could be 2010 BC.

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looks good as my computer's wallpaper.

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Lovely pic, Damien!

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blue, some is possible, this much is unlikely for sure, now with digital "we" readily accept photograpers memory of what they imaginrd they saw & not what they did unfortunately

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Very atmospheric, but are the colors true?

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