One Misty Morning

We British are notorious for moaning and whingeing about our weather. This is because we never know what it is going to be like from day to day. Our weather prediction services seem to be totally incapable of getting their forecasts right and you may as well hang a piece of seaweed outside your front door and use that to tell you whether you are going to need an umbrella, coat or rowing boat that day.

However, for us photographer’s, the British weather is just so good at getting atmospheric pictures. Rainstorms, frost and snow all occur (probably more frequently than we would want) but they offer fantastic opportunities for landscape images or close-ups of rain-soaked plants, morning dew, frost on windows and mist over hills.

This selection of three photographs was taken in fields not far from my home in early November. It was one of those damp chilly mornings that was very still and quiet. Every sound and every colour were muted. Even the birds were quiet and walking through woods to the fields the only sound was the drip, drip of moisture from the trees on to the undergrowth.

 

ONE MISTY MORNING
Nikon D800, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

 

 

COMPANIONS IN THE MIST
Nikon D800, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

 

 

STANDING CLEAR
Nikon D800, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

 

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