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Cow 'n' Fog

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 5 December 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Carrying on in a similar vein to yesterday. This is at one of the entrances to Caynham Camp Iron Age Hill Fort, a place I walk to often for the views. Not on this day though.

NIKON E5700 1/184 second F/4.5 ISO 100 35 mm (35mm equiv.)

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

A beautiful image. The fog gives to it the blurry background and the branches of the trees are not only a good frame for the spanish bull (it's a joke) but also a good subject. Well done.

5 Dec 2008 11:28am

Les from Lincoln, United States

Another great shot. I do love that fog! And that bare tree is fantastic!

5 Dec 2008 11:58am

Faëlle from Lyon, France

What beautiful tree, superb!

5 Dec 2008 12:03pm

Marcah from Quincy, United States

Fantastic work. The background is so moody and makes the photo. IMHO :)

5 Dec 2008 12:12pm

Anthony Lambert from Germany

Great image,very atmospheric.I just wonder if there´s a whole herd of her mates hiding just below the hill waiting to jump up and shout "Suprise" !!

5 Dec 2008 12:27pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I think the fog makes an amazing view...like this one! Very cool!

5 Dec 2008 2:23pm

Lorna from Regina, Canada

Wow, Very nice. This one is gorgeous.

5 Dec 2008 2:33pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Absolutely brilliant shot grouse, but for the same thing that could have been a bull...!

5 Dec 2008 3:08pm

peter from new york, United States

beautiful shot! has a great air of mystery and intrigue here. nicely done : )

5 Dec 2008 4:13pm

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

It looks bleak and miserable here - the fog has a nice effect, though.

5 Dec 2008 4:20pm

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

very nice shot, very atmospheric

5 Dec 2008 4:49pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Wonderful capture, not the best of days indeed but the fog engulfing the trees sets a nice mood, and the cow peeking over is so cool

5 Dec 2008 4:51pm

Roman from Thunder Bay, Canada

I love everything about this image; the fog, the gnarly oak even the cow. It reminds me very much of my childhood days back in southern Poland. Fantastic capture, Grouser.

cheers
Roman

5 Dec 2008 5:09pm

don from United States

I think the fog adds a great deal to the appeal of this shot. The cow is an added bonus! Fine image.

5 Dec 2008 5:52pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Another cracking shot grouse..!!Brilliant!!..I do find the cow distracting though,maybe it should have been left in the milking parlour.

5 Dec 2008 6:36pm

Jeffster from Long Island, United States

What a unique combination for a photo. The tree is just beautiful.

5 Dec 2008 6:40pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

What a spectacular photo!

5 Dec 2008 7:42pm

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

This becomes such a charming image with the cow in view. You have worked that fog to perfection. Love this one.

5 Dec 2008 8:34pm

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Gosh, I haven't seen a thick fog like that for ages! Perfectly timed shot, with the ole cow:-)

6 Dec 2008 5:23am

Anthony Lambert from Germany

SAT 13th DECEMBER is "WHERE I LIVE" challenge day

your house or maybe the view from your house

Be there and please pass it on to others !!

6 Dec 2008 6:32am

gavin hart from Gold Coast, Australia

The scene is simple but has a pleasant charm about it. The tree has great character and the cow adds a worthwhile touch of life. The mist of course is great too adding a soft atmospheric background. I like it!

6 Dec 2008 7:14am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent capture here Grouser! fantastic mysterious mood and the tree looks quite eerie and has a lot of character...

6 Dec 2008 1:57pm

Eleftheria! from Athens, Greece

I love these winter photos grouser!

6 Dec 2008 4:31pm

Bookfool from Vicksburg, United States

I love it! The cow is what really makes this photo shine, in my humble opinion. You live near an iron age fortress? One of my favorite places in the world is the remains of an iron age fort outside Swindon -- Barbary Castle. The earthworks are intact, so you can see where the walls used to be and imagine the life inside those walls.

6 Dec 2008 6:58pm

@Bookfool: 'You live near an iron age fortress?'
Several
Some of them very well defined

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, United States

Another gorgeous image. Love the mist, the cow...everything.

7 Dec 2008 6:34am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

you make such beautiful pictures.
i know, i use beautiful in every comment.
you do wonderful photowork, from
composition to colour.

13 Dec 2008 7:07am

NIKON E5700
1/184 second
F/4.5
ISO 100
35 mm (35mm equiv.)

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