05.03.2017 A brief moment in time

This scene is from a few minutes prior to my post the other day-“Oh, just another spectacular beginning to a day”.  I enjoyed the shapes of the clouds over the mountains in this view to the north from New Salem as the sun was reaching the eastern horizon.  The mid-range valleys are always appealing to me and quite often there are soft pink hues at a tangent to the sunrise.

 

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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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13 Responses to 05.03.2017 A brief moment in time

  1. The light is ethereal. Beautiful photo, Steve.

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  2. Lovely. I appreciate the clouds attempting that Hokusai Japanese-wave effect.

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  3. Todd Henson says:

    As much as I enjoyed the previous photo, I think I prefer the subtlety of this one. Softer, more pastel colors. And great atmospheric effects. Really nice!

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    • A friend, and others I am sure, term the first a “nuclear” sunrise. I generally prefer subtle but have found the more colorful ones to be more popular. Thanks, Todd.

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  4. shoreacres says:

    Instead of a belt, it looks like Venus is wearing a sash. The broad band of peachy-pink is a lovely bankground for the clouds.

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    • Yes, a nice scalloped sash. The peachy-pink hue is often seen from here when looking to the north. There is probably some color science explanation and I should pursue that for the next time I post it or as a followup.

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  5. bluebrightly says:

    Wonderfully articulated silhouettes, each one a different subtle shade, and the tree shapes play well with the cloud shapes.

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    • Thanks, Lynn. The clouds are what drew me in. I’ve shot this scene a few times with the same northern dawn color but the clouds offered something different…they remind me of powerful waves.

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  6. To a (currently) flat-lander, those mountains look mystical. I’m not sure I’d ever get anything done if I lived where I could see that!

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