Foggy Bridge

© Bill Houghton

Foggy Bridge

Liz blahh March 22, 2011

Beautifully captured! #1363095

Cathy Barrows March 22, 2011

wow this is awesome #9308607

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 22, 2011


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 22, 2011

Wow Bill - Outstanding in every way!! #9309098

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 22, 2011

Great timing and comp. Bill. A beauty. #9309592

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe March 22, 2011

This is an artistic masterpiece, Bill! Now how did you get that heron to pose so perfectly right in the middle? #9309600

Orsi March 22, 2011

Beautiful shot,Bill!! #9309666

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe March 22, 2011

I love this....great eye! #9309757

Michelle Alton March 23, 2011

Wow! A winner here, Bill. Certainly a favorite for me! #9311494

Shirley Sicurello level-classic March 23, 2011

Fabulous image! #9311708

David M. Montero March 24, 2011

You out-did yourself on this one Bill! #9315457

Tammy Espino April 26, 2011

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #9371019

Kathy Salerni level-classic April 26, 2011

Huge congrats on this beautiful well-deserved Finalist, Bill! #9371181

Amy M. Wilson April 26, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Bill! #9371262

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 26, 2011

This gets my best in show award, Bill!

Congrats on your finalist and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #9371373

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe April 26, 2011

Congratulations Bill. The bright red, fog and heron make it very unique. #9371573

Summer A. Kozisek April 26, 2011

Fantastic capture Bill, wonderfully moody photograph!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #9371708

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe April 27, 2011

Great capture Bill, congratulations! #9372168

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 27, 2011

Congrats Bill on your beautiful finalist. #9372256

Nadia Paul April 27, 2011

So beautiful Bill - congrats on your finalist! #9372422

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 27, 2011

Beautiful! Congratulations, Bill! #9372553

Carla Capra level-classic April 27, 2011

Hi Bill;
Congratulations and wishing you the best in the next round.
;) CC #9372641

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic April 27, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous, Bill. Huge congrats. #9372754

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 27, 2011

Outstanding Bill, Congratulation on superb finalist. #9372798

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic April 27, 2011

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9373086

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe April 27, 2011

Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Bill! Good luck in the next round! #9373386

Carol Eade level-addict April 27, 2011

Gorgeous finalist, Bill, congratulations! #9373600

Monnie Ryan April 27, 2011

Congratulations on a well-deserved Finalist award, Bill! #9374043

Phyllis H. Burchett April 27, 2011

WOW, love it....big congrats on your finalist Bill! #9374105

Lydia Williams level-deluxe April 27, 2011

Wow, what a great shot...fantastic.
Congratulations, Bill! #9374344

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 27, 2011

Congrats Bill on your Outstanding Finalist!! #9374365

Merna L. Nobile April 27, 2011

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping

Orsi April 27, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!!!! #9374780

Patti Coblentz April 27, 2011

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Bill!! #9375533

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 27, 2011

Great photo, Bill. Congratulations on your win! #9375582

Anne M. Young level-addict April 27, 2011

Superb - congratulations! #9375614

Mary K. Robison April 27, 2011

A magical scene, Bill!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Second Place Winner! #9375704

Lyn Darlington April 28, 2011

Beautiful image.....Congratulations on second place!!!!!! #9375860

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Congrats on your Winner, Bill. #9375872

Michelle Alton April 28, 2011

Fabulous winner Bill! Congratulations! #9375914

Amy M. Wilson April 28, 2011

Congratulations on your fantastic Winner, Bill!! #9376053

Tiia Vissak April 28, 2011

Congratulations! #9376310

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 28, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS, Bill! Beautiful! #9376355

Julie Burnett April 28, 2011

This is gorgeous, Bill, congratulations on your win!! #9376428

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Just beautiful...Congratulations on your win! #9376551

Lydia Williams level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Yay, Bill...So glad to see this with a gold...Congratulations! #9376570

Terry Cervi level-classic April 28, 2011

Just beautiful, Bill! Congrats on your win! #9376617

Carla Capra level-classic April 28, 2011

Hi Bill;
I'm so glad to see this one in the winners circle. Beautiful image and congratulations.
;) CC #9376652

Debra R. Harder April 28, 2011

This is an amazing image, Bill!! Your timing couldn't have been better. Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER! Deb #9376923

Tammy Espino April 28, 2011

Big congrts on your win :) #9377077

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Congratulations on your gold winner. It is a special and unique image. #9377132

Paul D. April 28, 2011

Bill, I saw this last night just before retiring for the night. How on earth did you happen to be there when the heron parked himself right in the arch? The shot is beautiful without that, but the heron clinches it. I love these little gifts the Lord gives us when shooting. Congrats on the gold! #9377202

Stan Kwasniowski April 28, 2011

Bill, Congratulations #9377209

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 28, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Bill!!! #9377287

Irene Colling level-classic April 28, 2011

Incredible view Bill. The bridge, water reflection and rising mist alone make a wonderful photo; the heron is a delightful bonus element.

Congratulations Bill on your award. #9377374

Phyllis H. Burchett April 28, 2011

BIG congrats to you Bill on this fabulous winner!!! #9377445

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 28, 2011

Congratulations on this inspiring & incredible Winner, Bill! WTG, indeed! #9377458

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Congratulations on your terrific winner, Bill. #9377528

Jeana Clark April 28, 2011

Congratulations for this
well deserved Winner Bill!!!!

~J~ #9377545

Marcel J. Fernandez April 28, 2011

Bill, This is a splendid capture. Congratulations on your Winner. #9377553

Rodrigo Barsallo April 28, 2011

I visited your site Bill. This and many are outstanding photographs.

Congratulations. #9377920

Marijana Fajgl level-classic April 28, 2011

This is just perfect, Bill! Big congratulations! #9377936

Carmody Baker April 28, 2011

Bill this is wonderful. Congratulations. #9378030

Liz blahh April 28, 2011

Congratulations Bill! #9378068

Cathy Barrows April 28, 2011

Congrats on your winner!!! #9378108

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 28, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #9378296

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Congratulations, Bill, on this stunning winner! #9378341

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 28, 2011

Beautiful capture Bill, congratulations #9378417

Rona L. Schwarz April 28, 2011

This is really almost surreal, Bill! Absolutely perfect timing to get this heron under the bridge - a marvelous composition anyway, but this makes it extra special! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS VERY DESERVING GOLD WINNER!!! #9378716

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 28, 2011

Bill, I'm tap dancing on my computer chair for your gold badge...but if I fall off it's your fault! :-) WTG! #9378831

Renee Doyle level-classic April 29, 2011

Stunning capture Bill!! Congratulations! #9378896

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 29, 2011


UB. #9378980

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe April 29, 2011

I just knew this would be a winner, Bill! Huge congratulations!!! #9379529

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 29, 2011

Congratulation on this fantastic win, Bill! :-) k #9379872

Barbara Socor level-classic April 29, 2011

A remarkable capture of real beauty....wonderfully well done Bill! Big congrats on your excellent golden win! #9380081

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic April 29, 2011

on your very deserving 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #9380194

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe April 29, 2011

Congratulations on your gold winner Bill! This is just magical. #9380507

Sandra Anderson April 30, 2011

A beautiful winner Bill. #9380722

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 30, 2011

I knew this was a winner the moment I first saw it. Congratulations Bill well deserved. #9381455

Shirley A. Kinney April 30, 2011

Beautiful capture, Bill. #9381911

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 01, 2011

Huge congrats on a stunning winner, Bill!! #9382570

Carol Eade level-addict May 02, 2011

Congratulations, Bill, a beautiful winner! #9385564

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 04, 2011

Awesome capture, Bill! Big congrats! #9388918


Congratulations on this fantastic 1st place winner Bill, love the framing of the Heron under the bridge!

Have been unable to comment due to all the tornado's to the area here in north Alabama..but thankfully we are safe and we now have power again...

jo ann c. #9389037


Congratulations. That is a beautiful picture, so calming. #9393188

David M. Montero May 11, 2011

Congratulations on your winning selection Bill. Glad to see it. #9399987

Lori Carlson May 12, 2011

What a moment to remember! And what a capture!!! Great shot, Bill!! Big congrats!! =) #9402058

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic May 13, 2011

WOW!!! OUTSTANDING capture and overall image, Bill!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #9403337

Joy Rector May 14, 2011

awesome #9404488

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 19, 2011

Sooooo peaceful and beautiful! Congrats, Bill on your win! #9414744

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 31, 2011

Wonderful, Bill! #9437632

Phillip R. Connolly May 31, 2011

Another stunning capture, Bill!! You were sure in the right place at the right time....the early mornings can hold so many surprises for us!!

Phil #9437998

Jane Hirst June 19, 2011

Great pays to be in the right place and the right time and you have a knack for doing that. congratulations. #9467732

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 19, 2011

Beautiful scene even without the Heron...congratulations on your Win, Bill!! #9468371

Dorann Weber August 17, 2011

Oh my ..What an amazing image..Perfection..It can't get any better than this!...Congratulations Bill! #9609221

Mike F. Anderson level-classic September 10, 2011

The bridge by itself would have been a great shot, but the heron is the icing on the cake. Terrific capture, Bill! #9664657

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 14, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS Bill on this wonderful winner, I love everything about this wonderful image!! <>< #9734883

John Connolly October 14, 2011

Huge congratulations on your win here Bill! This is just awesome, I think you owe the Heron a favor! #9735199

Anna M. Halasz October 14, 2011

WOW ......... ~A~ #9735712

Julianne Bradford October 15, 2011

What a great moment Bill! Congrats on this great winner #9737541

Antonio Amen October 16, 2011

Lovely image, well done.
Thanks for comment my photo.
Kind regards
António #9738209

Becky Porter October 16, 2011

Love, Love, Love! #9739530

Alex T. Mizuno October 19, 2011

Your images are all breathtaking and this is no exception. The red bridge in the fog is striking enough. The bird under the arch adds perfection to the scene. This image is even spiritual. What a wonderful work Bill! Congratulations on your win!! #9745898

Erika G. Gossett October 24, 2011

Congratulations on your terrific finalist,Bill! Took a journey through your gallery, your photos are fantastic! #9758701

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 21, 2011

Every time I look at this...all I can do is..sigh... BIG sighs... :) Sheer perfection - what a marvelous photo. Know it's a bit late but congratulations on this amazing capture, as well as, the many captures in your remarkable gallery. You are an inspiration to us all! #9822766

Louise Souchereau November 29, 2011

I agree with Val you are an inspiration, bravo for all your work it is amazing, every single picture is stunning, bravo c est magnifique Bill #9837855

Kim Lund level-classic November 30, 2011

Love love love this photo! A well deserved winner Bill. Congratulations!! #9838974

Richard D. Love December 06, 2011

Wonderful mood and composition. Just gorgeous!!

Rick #9851335

Husain Akhtar December 23, 2011

Fantastic winner, Bill! What a terrific composition, timing and capture! #9884117

Karen Slagle December 27, 2011

Wow Bill, I don't know how I missed this incredible image, and a winner to boot. Your images never fail to amaze and delight. If I could only be 1/2 as good I would be happy. #9889127

Carolyn McIntosh January 12, 2012

What a great photo and what a treat to poke through your gallery. You a definitely a gifted artist. #9916869

Phillip R. Connolly February 01, 2012

Just love this capture, Bill!! It is a very deserved winner!! Excellent!!

Phil #9959776

Keith L. Clayton February 05, 2012

Bill - Absolutely outstanding image. Great job and many congrats on your well deserved win.

Keith #9966563

Josie Detmers August 20, 2012

This is spectacular, Bill!! I love it!! And congrats on your winning photo!!! #10283367

Carolyn McIntosh November 24, 2012

Stunning capture and very deserving of being in the winner's circle. Love the fog with the pop of red. #10431434

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I shot this bridge early in the morning before the fog lifted, and the Great Blue Heron stands his silent vigil.

Canon 1D Mark III, Canon EF300mm 4.0 L IS lens, 1/100 sec., F4.0, ISO 400

Uploaded on March 22, 2011

Keywords: #bridge of protection 

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