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Foggy Morning Reflections

Posted by
Craig McCord (Kansas City, United States) on 31 October 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

When I venture out to do photography, I have an objective in mind, sometimes more specific than others. For example, yesterday I wanted to take advantage of the previous evening’s rain saturating the peaking fall colors. I didn’t feel like I had to go far, and I certainly expected a nearby lake would provide ample opportunity for some interesting compositions. My objective was really to photograph fall color, a rather broad mission for sure. As I arrived at my location, I noticed the breeze had increased considerably as a warm front moved through still offering a slight drizzle at times. The bit of moisture I could deal with, but the wind proved more problematic. Sure, I could increase my ISO setting allowing for faster shutter speeds, nevertheless I just could not seem to get things to come together. To make matters worse my creative juices were not serving me well on this morning. I tried several compositions and lens combinations. Nothing worked for me. All I managed to accomplish was to get a little wet and to get my clothing covered with those pesky little burrs or seed pods that are a pain to remove. With other errands to run, I finally packed up and went on my way. While my morning outing was not productive in one sense, I still could not help but enjoy a little quiet time in the peak of Missouri's fall colors. It’s kind of like a fishing trip. You don’t always catch fish but you enjoy the time out. The image posted here is from an earlier outing at the same location….the fishing was better then.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/6 second F/11.0 ISO 100 105 mm

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franz from Baden, Austria

wow, what an eye-catcher! this is definitely meant to be a print on the wall!
sorry about the photo trip "gone not quite according to plan" ... but there will be other and better days, i'm sure ... ;-)

1 Nov 2013 10:58am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh superbe cette ambiance avec ces douces couleurs et aussi ces reflets

1 Nov 2013 11:12am

KriKridesign from Suisse, Switzerland

what a sweetness!5*

1 Nov 2013 5:58pm

GDAURAY from AURAY, France

Magnifique !!

3 Nov 2013 11:59am


Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/6 second
ISO 100
105 mm