Spring Time in the Rockies

Maker's notes: 

This image was taken near Keystone, Colorado. It is an HDR image combining 3 images. The base image was taken at f/16, ISO 400 in aperture priority, with the resulting shutter speed of 1/800, which I needed because I was handheld. The other two images were 1.3 f/ below and above the original image. The is a 18-135mm set to 29mm with the final image cropped for composition. Camera is Canon 7D Mark ii set for 3 bracketed shots in Aperture priority, HDR processing done in Lightroom Classic CC,

Maker: Brian Narveson
Class: 
A
Place: 
Points: 
29pts
Scores - Interest: 
3
3
3
Scores - Technique: 
3
3
3
Scores - Composition: 
3
4
4
Judges' comments: 
Very nice scene; the water is beautiful; a nice lead in; suggest cropping down from the top until the white, snowy area is gone