Foggy Aspens Vertical

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Foggy Aspens Vertical

Uploaded: July 09, 2008

Description

One more vertical version. That same foggy day up on Rampart Range Road with my Nikon N65 and 70-300mm ED zoom.

Comments

Michelle Alton July 09, 2008

Lovely Framing and Hanging photo. It's gorgeous! #957344

Nilesh J. Bhange July 09, 2008

Beautiful colors! #6157515

Mary E. Lake July 09, 2008

What a lovely shot Tom, well composed! :) #6157924

Carolyn J. Connolly July 09, 2008

Wow, Tom - what a gorgeous image this is!! I agree with Michelle - you should have this printed, framed and hung on your wall!! The 'mood', details, textures, lighting, colours and composition here all are outstanding!! :o) #6158262

Tom Schmitt July 09, 2008

Michelle, Nilesh, Mary, and Carolyn--thank you all for your comments! I printed a horizontal version 8x10 and 12x18 on Epson Velvet Fine Art with my Epson 2200 and it seemed to suit the image well. I haven't printed this version yet... #6159145

Marisol Pastor July 12, 2008

This is a beautiful series. #6171347

A P July 16, 2008

Lovely capture, Tom #6188735

Tom Schmitt July 17, 2008

Marisol and Ann, thank you for your comments! My slides came out really blue because of the overcast and foggy lighting, so it's always a challenge to get a good color balance on these. #6190716

Monica Mermoz level-classic July 22, 2008

Wonderful, Tom. Very beautiful colors and composition. Your foggy aspens series is terrific! ┬┐Did you apply any software filter? #6216267

Tom Schmitt July 22, 2008

Thank you Monica! There is no software filter on the vertical versions. The fog itself was enough! The horizontal version may have an extreme "sharpen edges" layer that I came up with accidentally when playing in Photoshop. It gave that one an especially painterly look. The real challenge was arriving at a natural color balance because the slides all came out really blue! I should have used a warming filter when shooting this series. #6216512

Vladan D. Djordjevic August 01, 2008

What a beautiful image! Terrific colors and composition. #6258966

Debra R. Harder August 02, 2008

This is a definite WINNER, Tom!! Absolutely incredible capture...it's now in my favs!! Deb #6263108

Jessica Jenney August 24, 2008

Congratulations, Tom on your gorgeous POTD! #6358061

Katarina Mansson August 24, 2008

Beautiful and with a wonderful mood. Congratulations on the POTD! #6358096

Mary K. Robison August 24, 2008

Lovely, moody outdoor scene, Tom ~
Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #6358105

Kate Jackson August 24, 2008

Fantastic POTD Tom - congrats! #6358109

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 24, 2008

Nice shot, congrats on POTD #6358277

Josselyne Klecanda August 24, 2008

Congrats.Beautiful shot. #6358495

Kathy L. Clark August 24, 2008

congratulations on your beautiful POTD Tom. #6358730

Susie Peek-Swint August 24, 2008

Many congrats Tom ~ beautiful POTD! #6358787

Jim Britt August 24, 2008

Nice shot and congrats on your POTD. This is beautiful. #6358946

Tammy D. Ferren August 24, 2008

Congrats on your POTD! It's beautiful. #6359020

A P August 24, 2008

Just stunning and a well deserved POTD, Tom #6359169

Joy Rector August 24, 2008

congrats on the POTD #6359374

Nancy Donnell August 24, 2008

Beautiful image! Love the blue! Congratulations on your POTD. #6359963

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 24, 2008

A truly beautiful potd Tom, huge congratulations!!! #6360085

Colleen Farrell August 24, 2008

Stunning! Congratulations on your POTD! #6360184

Tom Schmitt August 24, 2008

What a surprise last night when I opened my gallery! I saw it there before I saw the e-mail. Thank you so much for all of your great comments and feedback! #6360962

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton August 24, 2008

Lovely purple and yellow.. Congrats Tom!! #6361729

Lindley Johnson level-classic August 24, 2008

Fabulous image, Tom! I love the vertical white birch trunks with the beautiful gold leaves and the muted background. It would be beautiful framed on your wall. #6361772

Joan E. Hoffman August 24, 2008

This is simply beautiful.... and well deserving of the POTD! Congratulations!!! #6361875

Cheryl Meisel August 25, 2008

Beautiful and different!
Big CONGRATS on your wins with this!
Cherylm #6362516

Nancy L. Barrett August 25, 2008

Well-deserved win for POTD, Tom! This is really atmospheric and lovely! #6363392

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe August 25, 2008

Beautiful image, Tom! Congratulations on the POTD!!!
kk #6363651

Tom Schmitt August 25, 2008

Thank you all for sending comments and congratulations! It is an honor to have a photo picked for this, but even more to receive such positive feedback from so many other photographers! #6363746

Linda A. Braddock August 25, 2008

Tom, Gorgeous Photo. Great Capture! Linda #6364054

Marisol Pastor September 02, 2008

Tom, I just got back from vacation and saw your POTD! Congratulations! #6401344

A P November 12, 2008

Well I was just looking at my new copy of Popular Photographer and I came across a photo that rang bells!!! Then I saw a name and knew for sure I had seen that photo before. So here it is and yes I've commented on it twice before I should recognize it!! I wanted to extend my CONGRATULATIONS on your second place win, Tom. *(and the cover as your capture really is even more beautiful then the first place win!!) How exiting and so very well deserved!! All your captures of the season are just stunning, Tom. They are all winners in my book!! #6745578

Tom Schmitt November 16, 2008

Thank you Ann! I was stunned when Popular Photography asked to use my photo for the cover! The aspens along Rampart Range Road were gorgeous this year and the weather was great! Beautiful, calm mornings made for some sharp images! #6764242

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