10.11.2015 North Quabbin Shoreline

Just a little scenery that caught my eye as I was driving through New Salem before sunrise yesterday.  The light reflecting from the bright overhead sky gave the water a silvery blue  feel that I thought set off the autumn color pleasingly.

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About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.
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15 Responses to 10.11.2015 North Quabbin Shoreline

  1. shoreacres says:

    It’s a restful image. I like the subdued sky and water, but I’m especially fond of the way the ripples separate the trees on the bank from their reflected image. And, I like the brightness of the rippled water as much as I do the trees: although a few of those trees fairly glow, despite the absence of bright sunlight.

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    • I was lucky to catch this…don’t underestimate the value of peripheral vision…as I past by here. Once I was set up, I watched the ripples move across the water and made a few exposures with them in different configurations…this being the better of the bunch.
      As far as the glow, there was a pre-sunrise quality that stopped me on my way elsewhere.

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  2. Jim in IA says:

    Really nice. You are beginning to see color in the trees. They are still mostly green here. It will change quickly in the next two weeks.

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  3. I was also going to use the word subdued but I see I’ve been preempted. You speak of a bright sky, but my impression was of one that was subdued, although perhaps it was just the early hour at which you took the picture that gave me that impression.

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  4. Jackson says:

    That blue shimmer on the water really unifies the image and makes it work in a way that I don’t think it would with just the blue sky above and below. Beautiful shot!

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    • I agree, Jackson. After shooting this, I visited a nearby location and then drove by here on the way back. The sky was blue at that point and the light and contrast were much less pleasing. Thanks.

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  5. Inger says:

    Lovely! Perfect reflections and beautiful fall colours starting to appear.

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  6. Wonderful image… I love the cool blue of the water in contrast to the warm autumn colors!

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  7. So serene and still – makes me miss my days in the northeast during our beautiful “foliage season.”

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  8. Thanks, Carol. I don’t think that I could ever move from New England and our wonderful seasonal changes.

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