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Waiting for Spring

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 28 January 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Yesterday's post was sheer fun. Of course it was over the top; that was the delight of it. Today we are back to so-called reality :)))

NIKON D700 1/250 second F/6.3 ISO 400 28 mm (35mm equiv.)

PATRICK from miramas, France

great capture

28 Jan 2011 5:27am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Not a soul to be seen...this is great, and a wee bit eerie. I like it :)

28 Jan 2011 5:35am

sunstone_maria from California, United States

the fog is so wonderful! creates the soft light and great mood of the place.

28 Jan 2011 5:45am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

I'm waiting too :)) a nice 'emptiness'!

28 Jan 2011 6:49am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Love the desolation this carries . . perfect mood shot.

28 Jan 2011 7:29am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Love your composition. The foggy take on this scene makes this one look lonely and a tad spooky.

28 Jan 2011 7:42am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A minimalist look and very curious. The open space covered and protected by plastic or glass maybe.
Cold very cold! We have to wait for the sun to warm us up! Muchos besos y abrazos querido amigo! Te deseo un buen dia! Adela

28 Jan 2011 7:49am

marci from in, Morocco

the mood here is perfect - it looks so deserted without its children! beautiful composition

28 Jan 2011 8:12am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

émergé du brouillard ambiant !belle photo.

28 Jan 2011 8:14am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A stunning image almost a drawing in the photo !!!!! Superb shot. Good day.

28 Jan 2011 8:28am

Florence from Paris, France

They can wait for spring in a warm place. I really like the misty feel here, like coton surrounding them.

28 Jan 2011 8:48am

papou from France

Un stade de base ball dans la brume ! pour voir la balle, bonjour !

28 Jan 2011 9:20am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot! Nice composition and lighting...

28 Jan 2011 9:21am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

The spring is still far. In France February is often very cold and the spring shows the end of its nose only towards in the middle of March. It seems very far

28 Jan 2011 9:37am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

I like this a lot. Wonderful, and interesting lines

28 Jan 2011 9:45am

Franz from Baden, Austria

and so-called reality is a lot grayer than yesterday's orgy of colors! love the misty overtone and the sense of loneliness, however!

28 Jan 2011 10:00am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot..

28 Jan 2011 10:21am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A great shot with all these simple lines and structures. The fog seems to have enveloped everything else!

28 Jan 2011 11:35am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I didn't realising that it wasn't just us Brits that spend 6 months of the year waiting for the other 6 months! It seems to be a world-wide phenomenon! Great shot of things moving in the right way

28 Jan 2011 12:30pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A sad and somewhat haunting shot Jack! The fog adds a wonderful sense of intransigence as it awaits the new season. Well done! ;-)

28 Jan 2011 12:37pm

anne fleurent from Bois-le-roi, France

...but so-called reality is very dreamy and full of mystery, and promise of goods moments of sport !!!

28 Jan 2011 12:41pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Wonderful composition.. Beautiful tones and light.

28 Jan 2011 1:08pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

There is a great sense of calm in this one. I like your choice of cropping.

28 Jan 2011 1:47pm

tataray from france, France

En attendant le soleil ... ))
Un peu triste .

28 Jan 2011 2:11pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Build it and they will come...someday...

28 Jan 2011 2:19pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A nice shot of every play field equipment that makes a good subject pattern wise. Works for me!

28 Jan 2011 3:33pm

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

Spring ... and maybe some sunlight?

28 Jan 2011 5:56pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Not quite true! the tone of the sky is so light! the house built with tracing paper! Maybe so subtle but real!

28 Jan 2011 6:33pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Nicely moody. I like your subtle vignetting.

28 Jan 2011 6:35pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

A real Field of Dreams. Excellent.

28 Jan 2011 7:13pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderful shot ,jack ,a nice atmosphere in this shot !
friendships !

28 Jan 2011 9:22pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

oh yea - it definitely looks like a piece of land waiting for the spring for sure. Great shot - it's SO peaceful.

28 Jan 2011 11:21pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States


29 Jan 2011 1:10am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Two more months or so. ;-)

29 Jan 2011 6:08pm

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

Hazy foggy.. I like the shots but yes it feels cold just to look at it.

29 Jan 2011 6:18pm