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Meandering in mist

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 26 April 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Taken a few weeks ago as my "walk and shoot" companion makes his way through the fog enveloping Cleadon Hills in South Shields, we quite enjoyed these Sunday morning sessions and his knowledge of wildlife is quite comprehensive. I just wish I was faster with the lens changing to capture some the birds and animals that he spots!

PENTAX K100D 1/45 second F/8.0 ISO 800 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PascalXLD from Rennes, France

J'aime ces ambiances de brume

Bonne journée

26 Apr 2010 5:25am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

trouble with doing both landscape n nature is the changing of lens. The half obscured background gives an element of mystery. Good shot

26 Apr 2010 5:38am

Cory from Phoenix, United States

This seems like a different shot for you but it is one of my favorites. Great sight line and your companion really makes it.

26 Apr 2010 6:03am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Excellent,Curly..................I like the Silent Mood envelopping the scene.....

26 Apr 2010 6:23am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

a bleak beauty indeed!! :)

26 Apr 2010 6:47am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

This reminds me on walk in Dartmoore I had a long time ago... a well known atmosphere to me - very well done, Curly :-)

26 Apr 2010 7:15am

Mhélène from Paris, France

Really very beautiful , a great mood !

26 Apr 2010 7:55am

dang from Atlanta, United States

Great area for a walk, but I'd much prefer it once green. Your dedication to go out in the cold is commendable, and you managed a beautiful shot.

26 Apr 2010 8:15am

gimti from Spain

Very nice and mystical picture

26 Apr 2010 8:23am

Mistral from Kembs, France

Oh, it looks cold!
Very nice mood in your picture.

26 Apr 2010 8:27am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

that's ecactly how others imagine british weather. the misty glow is wonderful. i like it.

26 Apr 2010 8:28am

k@ from Paris, France

I like a lot this natural one, mist is beautiful for the mood offerred here

26 Apr 2010 9:10am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is beautiful. I like the mood and feel this has. The mist is simply perfect! Very well done

26 Apr 2010 9:18am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautiful poetic image and good soft b/w

26 Apr 2010 9:41am

frederique from Nancy, France

beautiful atmosphère !!!!
love it

26 Apr 2010 9:46am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

A perfect, misty shot. Lovely.

26 Apr 2010 11:00am

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

A nice, moody one this Curly. The decision to go b+w was the right one too.

26 Apr 2010 11:41am

Cheished Keepsake Photography from Chapmanville, United States

With this shot it draws you in to see all the detail... the toning is perfect gives it a feel like it could be from generations back... Fantastic work!! 5 stars:)

26 Apr 2010 11:45am

Eric Rousset from Grasse, France

Nice mood here, like the vintage B&W applied

26 Apr 2010 11:48am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful sense of nostalgia you have created in this shot Curly! Well done! ;-)

26 Apr 2010 12:15pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I love the fog... it adds mystery to your photo, especially in B&W ! Well done :)

26 Apr 2010 12:45pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

Nice shot :)

26 Apr 2010 1:50pm

Julie from Easton, United States

Very nicely taken, the fog really adds to the shot and the coloring is very nicely done!

26 Apr 2010 2:01pm

@Julie: Ah yes the colour Julie is a dark sepia that I used from Nik Silver Efex on a separate layer with the opacity turned down a little.

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Very moody scene--well done!

26 Apr 2010 2:56pm

Yonatan from Bronx, United States

Nice image as he walks farther ahead into the fog.

26 Apr 2010 3:25pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Nice foggy ambiance.

26 Apr 2010 4:59pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Beautiful capture..and lovely atmosphere..very well done...

26 Apr 2010 5:12pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A very dreamy and moody capture that you have shared with us. I also like the "old time" feel the photo provides being processed in B&W.

26 Apr 2010 5:13pm

metti from shiraz, Iran

Very very very beautiful shot...

26 Apr 2010 6:06pm

Peter from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lovely landscape, the treatment is outstanding

26 Apr 2010 7:54pm

Philip from Reading, United Kingdom

oh yes.

26 Apr 2010 9:06pm

Sandra from Växjö, Sweden

fantastic shot!! i find it difficult to take a nice shot when there's mist/fog so well done!!

26 Apr 2010 9:21pm

alex centrella from California, United States

i can almost feel the chill ......

26 Apr 2010 11:25pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Cool shot...and here's a solution for ya......carry 2 camera's, then you always have 2 lenses ready!!! (I can say that now, since I have the rebel xt as a backup to my 40d)...

26 Apr 2010 11:49pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Looks like a lovely old photo revisited...beautiful shot of intriguing misty and mood :)

26 Apr 2010 11:59pm

John from New York, United States

Very nice hot Curly, I love the treatment it works really well with the foggy day. Although, I think it would be a stronger shot if the path and the man were more removed from the center.

27 Apr 2010 12:23am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Very,very beautiful! the landscape looks fantastic in this tones.

27 Apr 2010 1:03am

Josh from Madison, Maine, United States

Let me know if you solve the "lens changing" problem, because I have the same one! By rule, I always have the wrong one.

27 Apr 2010 2:15am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

How mystery it is! I could not keep from thinking it over and over...!

27 Apr 2010 2:30am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

A bit of mystery to it...

27 Apr 2010 3:41am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Beautiful shot of the countryside ! Looks great in B&W.

27 Apr 2010 3:45am

JD from Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

stunning shot! love the tone & the composition

27 Apr 2010 7:18am

lili from Narbonne, France

I love very much atmosphere here. Very beautiful

27 Apr 2010 7:44am

EstherK Borneo from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo, Malaysia

Oh this is so lovely, Curly! Love the atmosphere you captured.

28 Apr 2010 1:51am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

What a wonderful mood captured! Love it! The choice of mono works so well in here

28 Apr 2010 2:09am

Silvia Ganora Photography from Messina, Italy

Stunning mood!

28 Apr 2010 10:16am

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Wow. I love it. I always associate fog with England.

28 Apr 2010 9:54pm

Adam from Adelaide, Australia

Lovely Curly - the black and white presentation is just perfect for this shot.

3 May 2010 10:21am

Aubain from Honolulu, Tonga

you did a great job here. Bravo

10 May 2010 10:50pm

1/45 second
ISO 800
27 mm (35mm equiv.)