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Where'd it go

By Miles Herbert    
Tongue in cheek... Having lugged everything up the hill, the mist closed in...

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Toymaker 17 587 1
26 Nov 2002 4:19PM
Nice open and dramatic backdrop - and original, Miles. Could do with being a bit brighter IMHO.

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heidi 18 69
26 Nov 2002 5:02PM
I really like this Miles. The way the tripod stands in the foreground really makes what could have been a dull photo of misty valleys, into quite a dramatic image. The border also adds to the effect.
franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2002 7:31PM
Is this a camera on a tripod shot of a camera on a tripod? Very original!
Pete Plus
19 18.8k 97 England
26 Nov 2002 8:04PM
Don't you just hate it when that happens. I was in Kos recently and spent a few hours climbing a mountain so I could get a great view of other Greek islands. As I approach the summit the clouds came down and the Island had its worst storm in 15 years!!! I didn't see a thing.
Stan. L-B 18 222 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2002 8:06PM
OK, I concede, you will the battle for the best mist! A well salvaged photographic shoot! Well done!
Miles Herbert 17 1.9k 4 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2002 8:50PM
Still needs a red setter in there somewhere
centur 18 106
26 Nov 2002 9:53PM
lol yeah some red would be 'nice'or even an image in on a lcd screen ..opps sorry MAYBE ur ...not that dissaponted with the imageSmile
Mavis 18 143 2 England
26 Nov 2002 10:24PM
I think this calls for POTW . Glad you took two cameras Miles. As Pollyanna said there's Always something to be glad about . I am glad you took this picture. It tells a story and makes me smile that you still had the guts to take a photo. Well done . If you throw a stick he'll come running !
Paddy 17 254 8 England
27 Nov 2002 4:41AM
Miles the more I look, the better this picture becomes...it stands out, original...nice lighting on the tripod, just enough to give it presents.. just shows, it was worth the climb up!!!! I like your congenial sense of humour....POTW...see Pete....red setter see Mavis....
alben 18 142 England
27 Nov 2002 6:46AM
I like this Miles,because if it had been me there i would have cussed and then walked back down the bl***y hill,a well thought out shot.
daddymac 16 5
26 Aug 2003 7:50PM
UGH... reminds me of my trip to Alaska this summer. I took a 5 hour bus ride to Wonder Lake to the base of Mt. Mckinley and although upon leaving the sky was crystal clear, by the time I arrived at photo-range the clouds had become so thick you could only see the base of the mountain. I was so ticked off, AND I had an opportunity for a salvage photo that I did not realize until after the trip was over...

This past weekend, I also went on a 3 mile hike to take some sunset photos in SW Pennsylvania and I arrived at the overlook about 5 minutes after the sun dissappeared behind the mountains...

Anyway, nice job salvaging an otherwise dissappointing climb Smile
steebi 18 68 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2003 8:25PM
I think 'ironic' is the word. The idea is more important than the image and the image is great. Like the grass in the foreground too.
22 Jan 2005 10:21AM
Cleverly captured when most of us just try to forget...All the best to you,
Dougie

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