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Wicked Dark
12-30-2010, 04:41 PM
So I headed to one of my favorite marshes. I've wanted to shoot it at sunrise for a while and today was the day. The ice was pretty solid, but I didn't push it and stayed near the vegetation. There were some footprints nearby that showed not everyone was worried, but that's another post.

Misty sunrise over the beaver lodge -

http://wickeddark.smugmug.com/Landscapes/The-View-from-Here/Mist-over-the-beaver/1141767746_e2jFS-L.jpg

http://wickeddark.smugmug.com/Landscapes/The-View-from-Here/Soulweeper-2PC303434/1141768044_S2WVL-L.jpg

http://wickeddark.smugmug.com/Landscapes/The-View-from-Here/Son-of-FirePC303450/1141768359_rjPE9-L.jpg

shot w/the E-30, ZD 12-60mm, polarizer, grad nd filter & my travel tripod, up to its top segment in snow!

Mad Aussie
12-30-2010, 05:49 PM
That 1st shot is the winner for me ... very nice.

Hillbillygirl
12-30-2010, 05:52 PM
Love that soft silence feeling I get from the first one WD. Absolutely lovely.

Iguanasan
12-30-2010, 08:10 PM
The first one is absolutely awesome... the light... the mist... love it!

Bambi
12-30-2010, 09:20 PM
The first one is absolutely awesome... the light... the mist... love it!

exactly what he said :)

Wicked Dark
12-30-2010, 09:28 PM
thanks guys.
the mist was fleeting and I had to make my way out onto a totally unknown frozen pond. a bit nerve wracking, but one must suffer for one's art, right?


funnily enough, I did fall through the ice that day, but only into a very shallow brook. ;)

JAS_Photo
12-31-2010, 01:31 AM
Beautiful set, Wicked D! I fave the third photo, although all are nice!

Wicked Dark
12-31-2010, 08:28 AM
thanks Jackie. I think that one conveys the feeling of the marsh best. It's tough to do without getting all cluttery or fallling through the ice. :D

aubintbay
01-03-2011, 08:41 PM
Nice set....but that first one is a stand-out.

Wicked Dark
01-03-2011, 09:34 PM
thanks again. that, too, was a wonderful morning.