Winter Fog January 17, 2013January 28, 2013 | drawandshoot A dense breath on the landscape. © Karen McRae, 2013 Share this:SharePinterestEmailTumblrFacebookTwitterLinkedInLike this:Like Loading... Related
88 thoughts on “Winter Fog”
Thank you, Cynthia.
i was looking for pictures of fog when i attached that last quotation…here they are
Yes, here they are…
Thank you for that quote, by the way. It’s beautiful.
I love the density of the photos and minimalism of course 🙂 lots of hoarfrost here today.. photos coming soon..
That sounds lovely, Helen. It’s wonderful how the landscape is always reinventing itself.
This set is exquisite. Clear proof that less can be more, and we’re not talking degrees, but compositional elements. Beautiful.
Thank you, Alessandro. Less is often more, I think. Maybe it’s my way of de-cluttering my world.
The predominate threes create just a little bit of edge and yet also an intimacy to contrast mightily with the imposing, shielding opacity. Gorgeous.
Great comment. I like the words “shielding opacity”. Lovely words. Thank you.
Magical set, Karen. I imagine it can be quite challenging to photograph snow scenes but you always provide new perspectives and variety in your collections. Beautiful.
Distan, variations on snow is a favourite subject for me. I’m happy you like them. Thanks very much.
I would love to hang these on my wall. Really beautiful Karen.
What a nice thing to say, Adrian. Perhaps we could trade some images… : )
Less is definitely more ! Again – beatifully composed !
Thank you, Chris!
Beatifully : Oops another toast crumb under the “U” – but then again perhaps not !
i love fog. these are just lovely.
There is something about fog, isn’t there? It’s like adding a bit of mystery to the world. Thank you.
Absolutely outstanding images Karen!
Thank you, Phil – that’s very kind!
Breathtaking. Your serie is absolutely fantastic!
Anette, such kind words. I’m happy you think so. Thank you!
These are beautiful!! It’s actually supposed to snow here in Georgia tonight which is very unusual. We don’t know what to do with snow lol. I love how the fog and snow blanket the earth in these images. They look so peaceful and warm (even though I’m sure it’s freezing lol). Great post!!
You know what to do with snow, Polly? Build snowmen, and make photographs! Your children will love it. Hope to see some snow pictures on your blog…
I am enjoying your lovely photos. We are having extremely hot weather and warnings about wildfire dangers. It is good to have a window to a cooler world 🙂
Madoqua, I have been hearing about the oppressive heat wave you are having. Wow! Thanks for your kind comment, stay cool(ish)!
So simple, serene and clean. An exhalation of peace. Lovely.
Scilla, thank you. Love your words. The fog really does bring a peace to the landscape.
Yes! : )
Absolutely beautiful, Karen. Well done!!
Thank you, Fred!
Hey Karen! I liked yesterday’s photograph but these are gorgeous! Another beautiful set! I have actually tried taking foggy images before without success – maybe I will have another go! It’s snowing here tonight! Woo Hoo!
Take care, Karen!
Snow!? Well, I hope you get some good photographs of it. I love photographing the fog – definitely give it another go!
Thank you, John.
Those intricate trees against the snow and fog laden background. Love it Karen! 🙂
Much thanks, Steve! : )
Your photography is getting philosophical level = having less and less
And showing deeper and deeper into our faraway memories.
Yoshizen, thanks for your great comment. : )
A meditative sort of landscape…
The simplicity of your photos is beautiful.
Thank you, Victoria!
Like Victoria said… simple and beautiful.
Hi David, thank you. : )
Karen, your visions of paradise are so sublime!
Ah, thanks ever so much, Patti. : )
Exquisite, as always, Karen. I find fog to be quite challenging to shoot it… you’ve captured the serene feeling here. Lovely.
Hi Jane, it is an interesting/challenging subject to photograph, isn’t it? I’m never really sure how it’s working until I see them large. Thanks for your kind comment.
Really beautiful Karen.
Thank you, Vineet!
Marina, there is a simplicity to the tones and bare forms that I find meditative. Thank you.
beautiful karen, like oil paintings. evocative of a nordic gerhard richter
Thank you. A Nordic Gerhard Richter, that’s interesting… I do like his his work.
That could easily be a whole painting Theme, just beautiful!!
Yes, I suppose it could. Thanks very much.
My pleasure 🙂
Subtly soft, like cotton!
A cotton-ball sky…
Thank you, Marina. : )
The way you always capture the emotion…it’s impressive.
I love that you think that, Sonja. Capturing emotion – it is, I suppose, what I’m after…
Wonderful compositions, Karen. I feel very sympathetic to the sapling in shot 3.
Thanks, Richard. Yes, the little trees; somehow they survive! We planted a young sugar maple this past fall and I’m looking forward to watching it bud in the spring. Fingers crossed…
Almost achingly beautiful, Karen…wow…I absolutely love that first photo…near haunting, simple beauty….
I love your words, Scott. Much appreciated. Thank you. : )
You are very welcome. 🙂
Surreal and beautiful.
Thank you, Allen.
Ashley (Syncopated Eyeball) sent me to your “Ghost trees”. Despite my laziness I followed her link and – did not only not regret but even thought I’d leave at least a short com(pli)ment. Chapeau.
Well, it’s not my first visit, but as written I am lazy. Thus, as this might be my first and last comment: I’ve seen quite a few remarkably impressive photographs, so far. And certainly I shall now and then silently enjoy the fruits of your talent. Chapeau!
Thanks very much, Sean. Your kind words are appreciated.
Ha, ha, … at least I was not too lazy for putting off my hat twice, hm? Thanks for your kind reply, Karen.
[Phew! Second comment within two days. Where has my taciturnity vanished to?]
Beautiful work Karen !
The trees seem reaching up and scratching the sky in protest.
Do you think so? I suppose they must tire of winter at some point also. There are tougher days to come, though!
Absolutely magical! Winter – in its simplest and most basic beauty. Love..love…love!
Hi Marcie! Thank you very much, I’m happy you love these.
Just gorgeous. I’ve run out of adverbs!
I really love that kind of atmosphere !
Its incredibly refreshing to see photography that can simplify a landscape down to the essence of its beauty – shapes and shades of black. I also love the intentionally low contrast which adds a sense of serenity and a dreamy quality to the images. These are truly inspiring images and, though I recently discovered your blog, I can tell I will be returning often. Perhaps you would enjoy mine as well: http://tylerschappe.com
Hi Tyler, thank you for your kind comments, much appreciated.
Your blog is really interesting – and full of lovely images. I guess with the type of work you do you get to enjoy the landscape daily. I will check in with you again.
Winter fog, how I used to wish it to get dispersed and allow the sunlight to reach the ground. But in these photos, that wish would never come true.
Really great photos, Karen.
It’s not too frequent here so I try to find the fog when I can. Thanks, Nandini!
So beautiful. Wow.
Wow – I just love these. They match your seed pod series in so many ways (like the lighting, exposures, ‘feel’), and yet are totally different.