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Mystical for Certain Dark Vignette

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 22 December 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This is an experiment in the mood created by a vignette. Fog always is a bit mystical for me. If I apply a dark vignette, it tends to darken the mood and make it feel more somber. Tomorrow I will post this same photograph with a light vignette.
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We will be gone to the Coast Dec. 22-24.

Nikon D700 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 400 38 mm (35mm equiv.)

sunstone_maria from California, United States

you probably know what I may say - FANTASTIC - ABSOLUTELY GREAT!!!! I love this kind of images and in my eyes it is just a great of perfection. I wish to be there ..

22 Dec 2010 5:22am

Maria Draper from California, United States

I love fog...and I love this image

22 Dec 2010 5:50am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Nice misty shot , I like the atmosphere

22 Dec 2010 6:24am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I love the mood this creates. It seems so perfect as it is, that I will be interested in seeing tomorrow's lighter version. Dare I ask if you considered straitening the horizon line a tad? :-)

22 Dec 2010 6:35am

@DULCIE: That's a hill that slopes from left to right.

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Ambiance d'un film fantastique :)
Belle réussite!

22 Dec 2010 6:43am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That would make a stunning print. 5*

22 Dec 2010 6:55am

marci from Morocco

yes, makes it a little more spooky - less inviting to wander through the trees. looking forward to tomorrow's

22 Dec 2010 6:56am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

It will be interesting to see the comparison!

22 Dec 2010 7:31am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

You can show this kind of subject in the infinite Jack, I do not grow tired of it!

22 Dec 2010 7:49am

Florence from Paris, France

It gives a nice mood to your misty landscape, a feel of sadness too, but it's a personal opinion. I look forward for the image you will post tomorrow.

22 Dec 2010 9:23am

keith from killarney, Ireland

the dream continues

22 Dec 2010 10:06am

oncho from granada, Spain

Gran atmósfera y composición

22 Dec 2010 11:08am

JCJ from Troyes, France

good :) this is a nice misty landscape

22 Dec 2010 11:10am

dan from Paris, France

It's cold but your images of the winter are quite soft, foggy, taken in a soft silence !
It's very beautiful.

22 Dec 2010 11:20am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I love the mystery.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

22 Dec 2010 11:27am

Franz from Baden, Austria

i think the vignette works well here! successful experiment, i'd say!

22 Dec 2010 11:36am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

So wonderfully misty...lovely soft tones...great shot!

22 Dec 2010 11:54am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

The effect is definitely Hitchcock like! A great sense of impending doom! Well done Jack! ;-)

22 Dec 2010 12:37pm

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Great mood Jack, really like this one!

22 Dec 2010 1:04pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great mood !

22 Dec 2010 1:41pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Diving into the fog, superb shot. Good day.

22 Dec 2010 1:46pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful image! Great shot!

22 Dec 2010 2:31pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Hard to beat a fantastic atmospheric fog shroud. You did it beautiful justice here.

22 Dec 2010 3:53pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The processing adds a strong flavor to the already fine shot. Of course I'm a fan of fog and you have some beautiful examples.

22 Dec 2010 3:59pm

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

A very mood

22 Dec 2010 4:37pm

Iknow from Chengdu, China

Greatly seen and captured,such an elegant feeling and great air.

22 Dec 2010 4:40pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot! Love the effect...

22 Dec 2010 5:03pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Great mood in this one.

22 Dec 2010 5:18pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Yes, it creates almost a sinister mood.

22 Dec 2010 5:25pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Somber is the prefect mood here.

22 Dec 2010 5:29pm

Antoine from France

Great shot and excellent work. Have a great day Jack.

22 Dec 2010 5:36pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Another point of view excellent friend! More romantic, more serene, more delicate ... perhaps why the fence is not wired ... A work of art that moves me Jack. touches my soul! Muchos besos y abrazos querido amigo! Espero que el tuyo de espíritu este mas tranquilo! Asi lo deseo! Adela

22 Dec 2010 5:45pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

just excellent

22 Dec 2010 5:48pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

belle ambiance un peu triste dans cette photo.

22 Dec 2010 5:49pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oooohh I LIKE the dark here, the match is made...We'll see what tomorrow brings!

22 Dec 2010 6:02pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

It's a very beautiful misty image!

22 Dec 2010 6:14pm

Harry from Apex, United States

This is nice, but I think yesterday's composition with the foreground interest was better.

22 Dec 2010 6:22pm

Sylvia from -, Netherlands

Very mysterious, very pretty...

22 Dec 2010 6:42pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

I like the dark themes so to me this is perfect. I can't wait to see what lightness adds to the fog.

22 Dec 2010 8:41pm

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

great work of art!
fog is definitely mystical!
excellent mood!

22 Dec 2010 8:42pm

Rosa Frei from Ouarzazate, Morocco

So beautiful! Wonderful atmosphere, great conversion into black and white and superb composition! Love it!

22 Dec 2010 8:59pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Mysterious and a bit spooky...like it!

22 Dec 2010 9:09pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Such a beautiful shot and so full of mystery. I love this one Jack.
Happy Holidays to you and your family :)

22 Dec 2010 9:24pm

@bluechameleon: and to you and yours, Sharon!

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

strange atmosphere ...
But this is excellent!

22 Dec 2010 9:27pm

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Wonderful foggy landscape Jack!!

22 Dec 2010 10:02pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

This is delightful, Jack ... a perfect fog shot!

22 Dec 2010 10:56pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

well- you know - I'm a total fan! This is luscious!

23 Dec 2010 12:09am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Dreamy shot in your b/w. Very atmospheric.

23 Dec 2010 1:21am

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Fantastic - I like the vignette

23 Dec 2010 3:12am

The Wakeful Tree from Mumbai, India

a little eerie but superb, loved it

23 Dec 2010 4:09am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully-shaped canopy that you've captured of this tree. The numerous amount of trees helps illustrate the depth of this composition as they fade into the thick fog.

23 Dec 2010 4:45am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

My this fog series is quite lovely..never tired of it...lovely capture..nice mood

24 Dec 2010 4:20am

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Hmm, I think I like the dark vignette better. But I love the shot either way.

24 Dec 2010 4:46pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is beautiful, too.

11 Jan 2011 3:44am