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We came upon the site of today's image (Coos Canyon) while wandering around the back roads of Maine heading to the Rangeley Lakes area. It always intrigues me that people think white water is white. That and black rocks are black. I see too many images with blown out white and blocked up blacks. There's a fellow in the village we live in who always has his prints up for sale in any "art space" available. I have to say they are some very nice images except for the fact that his shadow detail is nonexistent. In each print, there's nothing in the shadows. Just blackness. I guess he doesn't see this as a flaw. The typical tonal range of an eight bit image goes from zero to two fifty five. To find out how much of that range I use, hit the "Read More" .