The Globe's Jim Davis is best known for his shots of Boston's professional sports teams, but he caught this eerie picture -- of dark figures moving through the snow -- when he pitched in to cover a Feb. 16 storm. Here's how he got the shot:
There's not much to tell about the snow picture from Seabrook Beach, N. H. ... I was cruising around the Salisbury-Seabrook-Hampton area looking for weather pictures. The forecasts on the radio indicated that area would probably be the hardest hit from this particular storm. I didn't see many people as I drove.
While turning a corner on Manchester Street in Seabrook, I finally saw a group of what appeared to be teenagers walking towards the beach. By the time I could safely find a place to park and grab my cameras and get out of the car, the group had already made it to the beach, and after walking briefly southward in blinding snow and wind, turned back towards the street, now being on the other side of a dune from me.
With a 70-200mm zoom lens, I shot a few frames through the blowing snow flakes. Due to the conditions, it appears almost as if the picture were shot in black and white. The high ASA rating on my camera due to the low light conditions added to the grainy quality.
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