The Beauty of WInter by joansmor

The Beauty of WInter

I went early 6:30 a.m. to walk at Wal-marts and pick up some groceries. Then on the way home I grabbed some shots. Going by Lake Estes there was snow fog and it made for a neat picture I think.
I wish you wouldn't publish shots like this - they almost persuade me to get up and out early myself... almost! Fav.
January 17th, 2016  
beautiful, winter does have its own kind of beauty.
January 17th, 2016  
@vignouse Okay you own the night and I got the early morning.
January 17th, 2016  
Wonderful light!!
January 17th, 2016  
On Black, Joan, this looks like a piece of art from a century ago! So beautiful! Are those, perhaps, hackmatack trees with the golden branches? (In Nova Scotia, I've learned that they're a type of evergreen that changes color... Very hard wood, too>)
January 17th, 2016  
@Weezilou Not hackmatacks they are usually smaller. I think it is the sun that makes these turn yellow. Plus I'll tell you a secret. I was experimenting with a new technique I learned from my Digital Scrapbooking. It's called Light Painting. The light on the green trees is painted in and so isn't most of the light on the trees in the background. The big lit up tree is natural. It isn't a big difference just enough to show the light.
January 17th, 2016  
Beautiful image! Fav!
January 17th, 2016  
Lovely photo. I love your processing. Great work.
January 17th, 2016  
The repetition of yellow in the trees from the morning light is so nice.
January 17th, 2016  
FAV!
January 17th, 2016  
Lovely shot and great processing.
January 18th, 2016  
I like how the light is catching the edges of the branches!
January 18th, 2016  
Beautiful colors and contrast. Fav
January 18th, 2016  
Love the light.
January 18th, 2016  
How lovely this is...the light is wonderful. Beautiful Joan!
January 18th, 2016  
Gorgeous golden light on the trees! Love!
January 18th, 2016  
Wonderful! This is just beautiful!!! Gorgeous lighting and strong composition.
January 18th, 2016  
Just gorgeous! The lighting and the mist are beautiful!

Well, looking through your photos, it looks like you've done just about everything! I'd love for you to take one scene and photograph it at 3 different times (like morning, afternoon, evening, or whatever!). If that doesn't work, one object photographed 3 ways - could be angles, different amounts of zoom, with different techniques or effects, etc - you choose. I hope either of those work for you and will be fun this week.
January 18th, 2016  
Lovely colouring & lighting, great capture.
January 18th, 2016  
@emrob I love this idea. Will give it a try might even try both as that would be fun. But evening is probably out as how cold it gets so how up presunset.
January 18th, 2016  
FAVtastic capture :)
January 18th, 2016  
Beautiful.
January 18th, 2016  
Beautiful . Love the golden tones in the trees
January 18th, 2016  
Very lovely, fav
January 18th, 2016  
That's such a beautiful image Joan, I love the golden tones. I could see this on a wall, an instant fav!
January 18th, 2016  
"neat" is such a mild word to describe such a beautifully caught light.
January 18th, 2016  
I agree, lovely lighting!
January 18th, 2016  
Beautiful capture,colours and processing. Fav!! 😃
January 18th, 2016  
DbJ
That fog along with the morning light is so beautiful!
January 18th, 2016  
The colors are wonderful an dthe shot is so serene. Love the fog.
January 18th, 2016  
nice,,fav
January 18th, 2016  
Wonderful
January 18th, 2016  
Such beautiful golden light, it looks so inviting.
January 19th, 2016  
oh wow! gorgeous colour!
January 19th, 2016  
Absolutely gorgeous!
January 19th, 2016  
Awesome. i would expect this to be hanging above somebody's sofa. You should have it put on canvas.
January 19th, 2016  
Fabulous! I walk at Walmart on occasion, too.
January 19th, 2016  
Beautiful lighting and capture
January 19th, 2016  
This is fantastic Joan. Absolutely love that golden light on the trees and the gentle mist rising from the semi-frozen lake. Big FAV :)
January 20th, 2016  
This is really lovely. Fav.
January 21st, 2016  
fantastic colors , I love it
January 22nd, 2016  
love this Joan
the sharp golden hues contrasting with the soft whites - beautiful
January 23rd, 2016  
Incredible shot!
March 1st, 2016  
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