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Title: Friendly fire
Camera: D200
Capture date: 18/12/10
Image file type: RAW (16 bit)
Lens: Tokina 12-24mm F4 PRO DX
Aperture: f/8
Focal length: 12mm (18mm equiv.)
Shutter speed: 1/250s
Shooting mode: Aperture Priority
Exposure comp.: -
ISO: 100
White balance: Auto
Flash: No
Cropped?: Some (and minor rotation)
RAW converter: C1 (v5)

Friendly fire

I thought I would choose something a little more livelily for today's photograph.

Amid all the sightseeing, there was occasion to grab snow and surprise your fellow stroller with an ice ball in the face. Fortunately, even though I was engrossed taking this shot, the snowball hurtling toward me lost velocity and hit my body and not my face (or camera).

It was about this time that the D200 starting to jam, the cold really getting to it. With all the snow falling, the temperature was in negative double figures, especially exposed in the wind, and we could only stand short periods outside before we fled inside for warm drinks.