Winter on the HIll

© Michelle Alton

Winter on the HIll

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

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

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

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

Jeff 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 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!

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 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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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.
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.
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.
Have to run out at 6 am to shoot a news event in Philly. Will catch up later today.

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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