-Winter Swim- (Full Colours Only+ Border + Title watermark)

Challenge #196 in the I'm Only Human, Of Flesh and Blood I'm Made... series. Hosted by ConanFuji.
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Take an outdoors dayshot with one or more human adult(s) as the main subject swimming or preparing to swim in (icy) cold water. Put a Border and Title Watermark on the photograph itself. Photo can be taken with any camera, i.e DSLR, SLR, Mirrorless, Compact, Smartphone, etc... Sunset/sunrise shots are acceptable provided they are not those silhouette type of shots.
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Ice, snow, frost, swimming
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In Russia, in January there Orthodox Epiphany holiday when people dip into the river in the form of the cross hole.    The picture was taken in the cold -20 degrees Celsius.
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Submitted: Monday, 13th January, 2014 14:32 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th January, 2013
Focal length: 6 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 100
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