© Karen Waters


Uploaded: February 20, 2009 13:30:23


We rarely see fog where I live in Santa Fe, but there it was so I grabbed my camera and just down the road I came upon this scene.
55mm, f/22, 1/6s, ISO 100 and of course, a bit of photoshop.


Ruth Grimm February 20, 2009

You captured a stunningly beautiful scene Karen!! What a GREAT find!
I swear if I squint my eyes just so, I can see fairy-folk in your image!! :) #1086886

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 20, 2009

What a gorgeous shot with fantastic ps work. I really love it.. A fave for me! #7188358

Joan Powell February 20, 2009

beautiful , looks like an oil painting ! #7188487

Donna R. Wageman February 20, 2009

Oh My - what a beauty! #7188654

Judy A. Lawhon February 20, 2009

Just down the road??????? Wow...incredibly beautiful composition and effects, Karen!! #7188676

Natural/Abstract Photography level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Beautiful image, you did a great job. #7188736

Susan Weisensel February 20, 2009

This is gorgeous, I would love to photograph this even if there was no fog. #7188774

Rod Partington February 20, 2009

Wow! A real,live enchanted forest! Awesome image here,Karen! #7188844

Karen Waters February 20, 2009

Thank you everyone! I'm most grateful for your kind words. :) #7188855

Julianna J. Collett February 20, 2009

You captured the fog and the light just beautifully #7188856

Dawn M. Schneider February 20, 2009

karen, this is an amazing image, just beautiful #7188907

Valentin M. Armianu February 20, 2009

Outstanding image and effects #7188983

Michelle Alton February 21, 2009

Looks just like an old English oil painting. Perfect capture. #7189807

Douglas Mcgraw February 22, 2009

Fantastic, Perfect Capture, Your right its as if you can see Fairy Folk just lerking in the fog. #7193739

Carolyn M. DAlessandro February 25, 2009

WOW!!! Karen, this is an incredible capture...simply outstanding!! I can see the dancing fairies playing hide and seek...Hang this on your wall and make it big.
Bravo,well done!!! #7212759

Joyce A. Meck February 25, 2009

Karen - this is quite stunning. Can't believe you found this scene in SF!! Soft, enticing, enchantingly beautiful! Would love to print this on Gold Fibre Silk.... #7213175

Remi Trepanier February 26, 2009

Gorgeous shot Karen !!! #7219014

Karen Waters February 26, 2009

Thank you all so much!

Carolyn, I DO have this on my wall at 11x14, but perhaps your right...even bigger would be better. Thanks for the suggestion!

And Joyce, I may take you up on that Gold Fibre Silk...how big can you make it? :) #7219261

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 06, 2009

Gorgeous light!
Beautiful scene!
~lisa #7249985

Aggie Villanueva March 08, 2009

So fabulous. Karen, you have got to enter this into some exhibits.

Joyce, where did you find the gold fibre silk? It sound wonderful. Kinda like the japenese water something paper I'm checking out. #7258656

Remi Trepanier March 11, 2009

Your gallery is beautiful and I especialy love this one. Look like a fairy tale!! :) #7272726

Lynn M. Whitt March 25, 2009

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist.... #7328831

Aggie Villanueva March 25, 2009

Huge congrats Karen. You just can't stop winning stuff can you??!! #7329228

mark grandoni March 25, 2009

I love the mood, congratulations Karen! #7332501

Jeana Clark March 26, 2009

Outstaning Finalist!!!!


~J~ #7334814

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 26, 2009

Really special Karen! Congratulations on your finalist! #7336222

A P March 26, 2009



Evy Johansen level-classic March 26, 2009

Perfect title for this beautiful image!! Big congratulations on your win, Karen! #7337132

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 26, 2009

Terrific win! Congratulations! #7337372

Nadya Johnson March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Karen! #7337908

Cora Miller level-addict March 26, 2009

Wonderful mood. Congratulations on your win, Karen. #7338150

Rhonda Burger March 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7341044

Karen Waters March 27, 2009

Thanks everyone! :) #7341074

Carolyn M. DAlessandro March 27, 2009

Bravo Karen...Bravo! #7342118

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 28, 2009

Congratulations Karen ! (IMO, the jury could have pick this one too..) #7342841

AMALIA Veralli March 28, 2009

Stunning photo! Congratulations #7343699

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 28, 2009

Congratulations on your WIN Karen! #7345127

Wanda Judd level-addict March 28, 2009

Karen, congratulations... #7345234

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 01, 2009

CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman. #7358515

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 02, 2009

Congratulations Karen on your Win!!!

Dominick #7362726

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Elaine Eastman April 02, 2009

A true fairyland! How wonderful! #7366017

Susan Jane Allen level-classic April 04, 2009

Outstanding work! The capture of light couldn't be more perfect! Perfect in every way! Congrats! #7372692

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