Muted

As the rain poured all day, I photographed the plants on my window sill, expecting nothing to entice me out of doors! Then the sun burst through before sunset, casting the most beautiful golden hue through the fog ! I captured a few photos from my front steps and asked Ken to go driving with me to see what else we might find. The sunlight was but a teasing good-bye, and over 20 minutes and a hand-full of photos, the blue-grey light descended. We stopped for a photo of the iconic St John's, but down the street, coy as the fleeting sun, stood the church steeple with the 6' Cod all-but-hidden on top, In that moment, I felt I'd captured what I'd gone looking for and found "My Weather Day" in the stillness of Fog.
Fabulous fog!
posted November 7th, 2017  
What a wonderful angle you have chosen to see these lovely vertical lines! fav
posted November 7th, 2017  
Incredible steeples on those churches, I love the fog, too. Perfect weather shot!
posted November 7th, 2017  
@maggiemae Thank you so much, Maggiemae and Lisa @homeschoolmom !
posted November 7th, 2017  
@louannwarren St John's alone is a gorgeous church, but when I spotted the steeple down the street, I knew I had to pair them as best I could! Thanks, Lou Ann!
posted November 7th, 2017  
@quietpurplehaze Thank you for the fav Hazel : )
posted November 7th, 2017  
Dekicioys soft blue fog
posted November 7th, 2017  
fabulous set up and the softness the fog lent to the atmosphere makes this just perfect, my lady. aces!
posted November 7th, 2017  
I recognized St. John's immediately. Love Lunenburg. Do you live there?
posted November 7th, 2017  
It's like a photo of ones imagination. So enticing!
posted November 7th, 2017  
@kathiecb Hi Kathie! We spend 6-month Summers here! After 17 years, this is our Heart Home! We'll return to California in the New Year. It's always nice when someone recognizes this gorgeous little town!
posted November 7th, 2017  
exquisite! super composition and so beautiful ~ fav
posted November 7th, 2017  
Wonderful composition. Wonderful image.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Lovely vertical lines and fog. One of these days, I need to visit your magical "heart home." :)
posted November 7th, 2017  
Love the balancing of the two sets of spires, the foreground clean and clear and the background shrouded in the mist. Fav.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Wow - fav
posted November 7th, 2017  
Rather magical.
posted November 7th, 2017  
stunning.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Awesome image with a great composition and neat spire details
posted November 7th, 2017  
As I scrolled down I knew immediately where I was! A wonderful capture of the iconic church spires of Lunenburg! Beautiful with the fog - I can just make out the cod! I love your ‘heart home’ too! Fav!
posted November 7th, 2017  
how delightful!
posted November 7th, 2017  
Your description and photo tell the tale perfectly. Great capture.
posted November 7th, 2017  
I enjoyed your story. Half way through, I thought "golden hues? Where?" but then realised this was the foggy view later. It is really effective.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Wonderful :)
posted November 7th, 2017  
I love the straight lines of the building with the spirals on top, the tones are lovely too.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Beautifully captured :)
posted November 7th, 2017  
Awesome shot
posted November 7th, 2017  
Beautiful
posted November 7th, 2017  
I have a feeling that if you asked a group of people to picture in their minds an image of a quaint, quiet little town a number of them would envision something similar to your town. Mine would definitely have a church with a spire pointing up to heaven!
posted November 7th, 2017  
I am adding this so I can delete it later after you fix something in your commentary - My church spire would have a cross on top of it rather than a fish!
posted November 7th, 2017  
Beautiful composition. Love the Design of the buildings.
posted November 7th, 2017  
@skipt07 I understand your surprise at my comment. Except for this church all in town do have crosses on top. This Presbyterian Church does have a bronze 6 foot Cod at the top of the steeple! Cod was the fish that was caught here in the earliest days and shipped far and wide giving the town the prosperity it had as it got underway. These days there's not much cod left to be fished and there was a time Lunenburg fell on Hard Times. When it was named a UNESCO site the tourism began to bring people in and today is more known for that then the fishing though they do bring in lobster and scallops when they're in season. There's a lot of interesting history around here and there's a Fisheries Museum in town that has saved it all on display for visitors to see and learn.
posted November 7th, 2017  
@Weezilou Good for you. Can't say I've heard of people staying into the winter but I'm sure it's a much different town then.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Fav. capture and view. Love the misty dof.
I do n`t agree with you dear Louise. I`ve seen (on pic.`s) in the south of the USA homes of the Pueblo indians as old as .
posted November 7th, 2017  
I just read my comment on this gorgeous shot. I have no idea what I was trying to say there. "Dekicioys"? Really? Honestly I don't drink! Anyway, love the image.
posted November 7th, 2017  
@kathiecb Friends tell me they do a lot of jigsaw puzzles and have dinner parties!
posted November 7th, 2017  
@pyrrhula And A+ for you, Ferry,..I get to wear a dunce cap! I think of the time period since the Europeans arrived, but, having lived for many years in the southern part of Arizona, I've had the opportunity to visit some very old pueblos there and in New Mexico. You get to go to the head of the class and I have to go back to school! Well done!
posted November 7th, 2017  
@teiko hahahaha! "My" translation was that you were saying it was "Delicious soft blue fog"! That's what you meant, didn't you? ; )
posted November 7th, 2017  
@Weezilou yes! That is what I meant. I could use you to translate for me in my day to day life.
posted November 7th, 2017  
Such a beautiful shot
posted November 7th, 2017  
Beautifully balanced shot!
posted November 7th, 2017  
Hi Louise! How gorgeous! I love fog shots anyway - but the contrast with the dark trim of the church is just stunning. Nicely found! :)
posted November 7th, 2017  
FAV!!! This is beautiful!
posted November 7th, 2017  
Pretty! I recognized that church right away! Wonderfully composed shot!
posted November 8th, 2017  
This is fabulous Louise. The almost b&w is wonderful, especially with the foggy background.
posted November 8th, 2017  
The fog makes this shot a standout. I like that the background steeple mirrors the foreground. So well done.
posted November 8th, 2017  
Love your composition and moody shot, fav
posted November 8th, 2017  
wonderful atmosphere!
posted November 8th, 2017  
@Weezilou So sorry. I did n`t want to correct you. Beside that, it`s an other part of you history. We`ve those artifacts from Romans, and older,too.
posted November 8th, 2017  
@bkbinthecity @mariaostrowski Thank you for sharing my love of beautiful Lunenburg!

@elkereturns @hbdaly @kwind @taffy @craftymeg Thank your for your expression of appreciation for the composition. I appreciate the time you took to stop and say as much : )

@golftragic @jerome Funny that I didn't set out to capture "atmosphere" but in 20 minutes the fog rolled in, so this trip out was a most fortunate surprise!

@pyrrhula Ferry, you know you're welcome to say anything, any time! You're usually correct! ' )
posted November 9th, 2017  
Oooo... just gorgeous!
posted November 9th, 2017  
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