Winter on the HIll

© Michelle Alton

Winter on the HIll

Michelle Alton Student 1/13/2012 1:26:27 AM


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British Soldier lichens growning on rotting corale fence.
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Ujjwal Mukherjee 1/13/2012 2:38:36 AM

Excellent composition and capture,Michelle!! #9917579

Doug Pignet 1/13/2012 2:58:18 AM

very nice leading line right up to that single tree #9917592

Jeff W. Robinson 1/13/2012 3:35:08 AM

Beautifully composed and captured Michelle!! I look forward to seeing your sunset image - It should be worth the effort!! #9917641

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/13/2012 3:49:58 AM

Beautiful!! Sunset should be wonderful! #9917676

Gord MacEachern 1/13/2012 4:23:46 AM

Wonderful rural scene Michelle, amazing it was taken in Jan. Dress warm for the sunset shoot!! #9917730

Neal D. Hatcher 1/13/2012 4:28:57 AM

BEAUTIFUL-Look forward to your sunset photos #9917735

Nikki McDonald 1/13/2012 5:29:59 AM

Beautiful lines and colors in this lovely shot, Michelle. #9917849

Avril Mrs Young 1/13/2012 5:33:31 AM

stunning...,terrific pov and composition... #9917857

Jack Gaskin 1/13/2012 6:00:51 AM

LOVELY A nice place for a relaxed peaceful stroll.
Finally got this BP thing up and going right.
Hope you stay WARM !!!

Happy 13th
Jack #9917922

Monnie Ryan 1/13/2012 6:19:01 AM

Beautiful composition and colors, Michelle! Snow coming down here today! #9917955

John Connolly 1/13/2012 12:26:25 PM

A wonderful capture of this peaceful scene Michelle! You certainly are a busy little beaver! #9918362

Laura E. Swan 1/13/2012 2:26:46 PM

I LOVE your composition here, Michelle. It makes me wish I was sitting up on the tractor about to make a new "row" ... We city girls don't get to see this type of beauty very often and it feeds my souls and eyes!

Great job!
-Laura :D #9918547

Lindley Johnson 1/13/2012 2:27:26 PM

Excellent composition and color, Michelle. #9918549

Carol L. Fowler 1/13/2012 3:07:23 PM

Beautiful color with winter hues #9918620

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/13/2012 7:58:20 PM

Beautiful image, Michelle! Our sunset today (unfortunately viewed from my car) was amazing! Wish you the same or comparable sunset on your return visit!

Debby #9918929

Gary Enloe 1/14/2012 4:35:24 AM

Beautiful capture Michelle. Colors and POV are very good #9919270

Katherine Kuhn 1/14/2012 8:03:50 AM

Beautiful colors & composition. Come to the NW & see an incredible variety of lichens on everything everywhere!
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David Phalen 1/14/2012 9:25:38 AM

Terrific comp and capture!! Hope you dressed warmly when you went back!! #9919694

Mike Clime 1/14/2012 1:30:38 PM

You nailed this one, Michelle! Terrific pov, comp and the fence leading you off into the distance! #9919971

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/14/2012 1:33:39 PM

Love the leading lines Michelle, a favorite for me!

jo ann c. #9919979

Carolyn McIntosh 1/14/2012 9:02:09 PM

I always learn something new when I look at your posts. Love how you captured the crest of the hill. Can't believe how green it is there. #9920698

Heather Loewenhardt 1/14/2012 9:08:51 PM

Fabulous curve of the fence line meeting that wonderful sky. #9920709

Mitch Spence 1/15/2012 12:41:23 PM

Elegant, classic. Yep, those are the words here, Michelle. #9921832

Debbie Bray 1/15/2012 1:03:01 PM

Just LOVE fences, Michelle! And how this one takes your eye up and over the hill! Doesn't look cold! hehee!! Lichens are wonderful things to photograph under the macro lens! #9921891

Martha R. Mazon 1/15/2012 5:36:47 PM

Wonderful lines, textures and tones, Michelle! Just beautiful!! #9922304

Dayna Cain 1/16/2012 7:03:51 AM

Everything about this is AWESOME! #9923203

Sabrina Ryan 1/17/2012 7:03:10 AM

Beautifully captured, Michelle!! #9925338

Jean Lechleiter 1/17/2012 10:05:34 PM

Great POV,colors and lines, Michelle! #9926525

Emile Abbott 1/18/2012 9:31:36 AM

Gorgeous composition Michelle. #9927407

Irene Colling 1/18/2012 10:03:02 AM

Great POV Michelle for a dynamic image.

The warm colors generated by the setting sun fool me into thinking this was taken on a nice day. #9927441

Michael Lynch 1/18/2012 3:51:24 PM

Michelle, Ah, you have ways pf making Winter look soooooo inviting. Thank you ! #9927900

Rona L. Schwarz 1/18/2012 10:45:27 PM

Another one that grabbed me, Michelle! Superb landscape composition - wonderful lines and colors! #9928433

PATRICIA A. CASEY 1/22/2012 9:08:00 AM

Wonderful.....love the POV and the color combo....beautiful! #9935287

Gail Vitikacs 1/22/2012 12:29:31 PM

The comp and color really makes this a unique capture...beautiful! #9935548

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Description


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Winter looked VERY different at the top of this hill on a beautiful but windy day on Monday at the Pennypack Ecological Preservve. These colors are exactly as they appeared. From the summit, we looked down on a gorgeous farm, with red barns, several horses, a large pond, and turkey vultures circling overhead.
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We are going back there tomorrow afternoon, which is forecast to be VERY cold and VERY windy, to see the sunset from this hill. Brr.
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Along this fence, tiny red and green "flowers" were growing in the rotting areas. Later they were identified to be "British Soldier" lichens. I had never seen living lichens prior to this.
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Have to run out at 6 am to shoot a news event in Philly. Will catch up later today.
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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 47.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

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