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Fraught with Mystery

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 26 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A gate and fog; this is as good as it gets in winter. It should be mentioned that unless I indicate that a fog shot was taken in the McDonald Forest, it was taken along some nearby country road. This one was taken just a few steps from the car.

Nikon D700 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 200 180 mm (35mm equiv.)

sunstone_maria from California, United States

Fantastic image!!! the right half is just amazing!!! great light, colors, peace!

26 Jan 2011 5:21am

marci from in, Morocco

love how the trunks are differentiated by how much fog is between us and them - fantastic!

26 Jan 2011 6:24am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

The light through the fog, the partial gate, and the glowing tree trunks...just a sublime image.

26 Jan 2011 6:33am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

I dream of being in this place at this time !!! :o)

26 Jan 2011 6:39am

Irene from L C, France

Fantastic atmosphere !

26 Jan 2011 6:42am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot! Nice capture of the mood...

26 Jan 2011 6:49am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Cottonous mood.................I love !!!

26 Jan 2011 7:07am

anne fleurent from Bois-le-roi, France

I love this beautiful fog ! the little fence leads to magical land ?

26 Jan 2011 7:38am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Enough to hint, insufficient to know. The joy of fog

26 Jan 2011 7:57am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Love the pale light and the yellowish hue that color the scene. Great moment captured, Jack!

26 Jan 2011 8:30am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Crossing the door to enter this strange world foggy. A great atmosphere. Splendid shot. Good day.

26 Jan 2011 8:43am

Nilla´s photo shoots from Östergötland, Sweden

I can feel harmony in this photo. A real wallhanger, I love it!

26 Jan 2011 9:02am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Today we moved to the Forest of Little Red Riding Hood and the Seven Dwarfs. Today we dream like Peter Pan .. Today we are again in a setting rich kids! Muchos besos amigo Jack y muchas gracias. Adela

26 Jan 2011 9:11am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful shot..

26 Jan 2011 9:49am

Sylvia from -, Netherlands

It sure really looks mysterious but beautiful at the same time.
Great atmosphere, great shot!!!

26 Jan 2011 10:10am

k@ from Paris, France

Aww, that subtle light of yours, love your fogs & such fine tones.

26 Jan 2011 10:35am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Trees in fog are very beautiful. The gate is suggestive.

26 Jan 2011 10:43am

manisha from east london, South Africa

brilliant shot - love the lighting and contrast ...

26 Jan 2011 10:46am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Amazing forest Jack... love atmosphere and tones.

26 Jan 2011 11:27am

Franz from Baden, Austria

stunning! directly out of "the lord of the ring"!

26 Jan 2011 11:40am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Very atmospheric, love the natural diffusion of the light.

26 Jan 2011 11:42am

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

and a very beautiful mystery

26 Jan 2011 12:47pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

There is a wonderful ethereal quality about this shot Jack! Well done! ;-)

26 Jan 2011 1:04pm

Daniel from Kenmare, Ireland

nice fog.

26 Jan 2011 1:12pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Beautiful composition with great tones !

26 Jan 2011 2:13pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Superb mood.

26 Jan 2011 2:46pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Mysterious and magical!

26 Jan 2011 3:16pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A very eerie spot - not a place you would normally want to stop the car except to get a photo like this! Superb tones you get here to capture the mood of mystery.

26 Jan 2011 3:23pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

From the title on down through the atmospheric frame, a great post.

26 Jan 2011 3:34pm

harry from apex, United States

"X" marks the spot! Nice lead on the left, and I like how the light/dark ranges seem to form a gradient from top right to bottom left.

26 Jan 2011 3:45pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the receding detail back through this foggy shot. Nice colorcast too.

26 Jan 2011 4:10pm

Rosa Frei - Photo Emotions from Ouarzazate, Morocco

Nice moody image! Love the soft colors!

26 Jan 2011 4:32pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Great composition, I definitely like the foggy style ;)

26 Jan 2011 5:00pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

The tone really was a perfect match for the mist to add that air of mystery.

26 Jan 2011 5:25pm

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

Mysterious and beautiful!

26 Jan 2011 5:35pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful emblem of the Pacific Northwest! Great stuff, Jack.

26 Jan 2011 6:16pm

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Oh wow, I just love those tree trunks fading into the fog. Did you try a composition with almost all tree trunks, and maybe just the gate?

26 Jan 2011 6:47pm

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

What a amazing and beautiful background you captured here Jack!!

26 Jan 2011 6:49pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Great capture, fantastic air of mystery

26 Jan 2011 6:54pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great mood! Superb image!

26 Jan 2011 7:46pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Dreamy, beautiful shot! I love the little bits of green -

26 Jan 2011 8:11pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Mystery for sure.

26 Jan 2011 8:35pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

So beautiful. Lovely composition and tones. I love the mood here

26 Jan 2011 9:08pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

terrefic shot

26 Jan 2011 9:38pm

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

A book jacket waiting for a story, Jack ... beautiful!

26 Jan 2011 10:16pm

guillaume from Paris, France

Great mood here !

26 Jan 2011 10:47pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Great mood !

27 Jan 2011 12:12am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful atmosphere captured here!

27 Jan 2011 12:14am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, my favorite kind of fog picture. So gorgeous. I absolutely love this.

27 Jan 2011 12:35am

London Caller from United Kingdom

The mist is magical!
Misty yet mystic.

27 Jan 2011 1:11am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Now you need to write a story to go with this mysterious forest. It's beautiful and would make a great cover shot for a mystery book:)))

27 Jan 2011 1:18am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Stunning shot with the mist and the light! Beautiful capture!!!

27 Jan 2011 2:32am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Ooh, this is awesome! I love the mist, the mood, the simplicity of shapes and lines. Goose-bumpy image.

27 Jan 2011 2:36am

Rebecca from Beavercreek, United States

Marvelous, just a marvelous image.

27 Jan 2011 4:58am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I don't think I could tell you how much I love this shot....5 stars and a huge bravo from me!!

27 Jan 2011 2:02pm

Celeb from Madrid, Spain

I did not yet photograph something in fog... It really seems very atractive, it gives some kind of mistery in the pictures. Good picture and job, Jack...

27 Jan 2011 6:21pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

so big fog! special toning!

27 Jan 2011 7:05pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

An image of atmosphere itself . . so strangely compelling.

28 Jan 2011 7:28am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Very nice mood...lovely shot

28 Jan 2011 2:16pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

une photo qui donne envie de se promener, belle ambiance.

30 Jan 2011 7:39pm

Maria Draper from California, United States

wow Jack, this is really, really special...I love it!

30 Jan 2011 9:26pm

Diane from Hythe, Alberta, Canada

This is a wonderfully, soft and ever-so-appealing image Jack.

31 Jan 2011 3:57pm

@Diane: Thanks, Diane. It was my favorite shot from that morning.

Klaudia J from Slovakia

wonderful work, atmo ...

9 Feb 2011 1:48pm