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the haunted forest

By saltireblue    
This was taken at 14:56hrs one day early in December.

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The sun was on its way down, and the valley was filled with a combination of low cloud and fog.
The sun, through this curtain, was more the colour of the moon than its golden self.
The uneven strip of light under the cloud barely illuminated what looked like a haunted forest.

f/6.3, 1/1600sec, ISO100, focal length 147mm

Thank you to all who took the time to look at and comment on yesterdays upload.

Tags: Norway Forest Sun Fog Landscape and travel Night and low light Lierdalen

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User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
11 Jan 2011 6:27PM
Strange, dreamlike, amazing shot! Stunning!

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davey_griffo 7 213 165 England
11 Jan 2011 6:29PM
What a stunning image. You were pretty lucky to find yourself at the right place & time. Well captured.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
11 Jan 2011 6:52PM
Wonderful and dramatic capture,well done,
HouseMartin 7 193 1 England
11 Jan 2011 8:13PM
Marvellous shot. Eerie. One of those shots that give you a warm glow (pun intended) when you're there to capture it. Large is a must to appreciate the detail. Like it!
11 Jan 2011 8:27PM
Spellbinding atmospheric shot. yes, looks eerie in sepia

NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
11 Jan 2011 10:35PM
good shot ,some great background textures could be made from this real dramatic scene,
lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2011 10:53PM
A fantastic dramatic eerie shot!!! Unusual and it works Smile x x
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
12 Jan 2011 11:31AM
gives a spooky atmosphere. wonder about a crop off the top to take the sun away from the middle of the image. just a thought.lesley
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
12 Jan 2011 1:07PM
Has a very eerie, haunted feel about it. Love the tones and textures.
TrevB Smile
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
12 Jan 2011 6:06PM
i do like the crop to the top and the left, it takes the sun out of the middle but youve retained the spooky light rays, get my approval.lesley
12 Jan 2011 8:50PM
two great images Malcolm, love your crop in V2. keep up the good work.
BlueRoom 10 73 20 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2011 10:39PM
V1 for me Malc. There are times when a centred image works a treat and this is one of them. There is a drama to it that starts to disperse in the more traditional composition.

13 Jan 2011 9:07AM
Great image ... sort of feel my vote is going for V2.. but only just
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
13 Jan 2011 1:56PM
Think this one works well in both composition, well captured.
Regards Richard

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