Thursday, March 12, 2009

SKYWATCH FRIDAY – Sun, Ice, Water, Fog (Lake Erie)


The day had been dull and fog-obscured from morning until late afternoon, when the sun broke through behind the veil of gray, silhouetted the ice peaks out on the lake, and turned everything the color of a Jovian storm. To further the metaphor, rivulets and pools of bright water along the top of the ice looked ancient as the surface of a Galilean moon.
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27 comments:

bobbie said...

There's something wonderful and mysterious about fog. Your photo of the sun starting to illuminate things is marvelous, Deborah, with its subtle colors.

Lin said...

fascinating-never knew about lakes, sun, ice water and fog...

Sylvia K said...

I agree with Bobbie, there is indeed something wonderfully mysterious about fog. This an exquisite shot!

Quiet Paths said...

I love fog; this is a magical - mysterious photo and I can see the ice starting to recede.

SandyCarlson said...

So many conditions of moisture! A great shot, by jove!

Me and my puppies said...

Eerie on Lake Erie!

Photo Cache said...

Oh I love the misty atmosphere. I hope you thaw out soon.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

For sure it looks like you live on a different planet...or moon. Perfect for a photo shoot. ;-)

FickleMinded said...

just like here in our part,the lake is still freezing!!!
SkywatchFriday

Guy D said...

Wow what a unique skywatch shot, I love it. Well done Deborah.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

the7msn said...

The color makes the scene look a teensy bit warmer than it has been. Bet you can't wait for spring.

Naturegirl said...

Deborah this looks so-o-o-o (((cold)))..I'm getting spoiled here in the sunshine with breathtaking sunsets!!
Your image is worthy of a mystery book cover! Happy SWF!

Rose said...

This is wonderful...love it when it is enlarged.

Laurieluc said...

Deborah, I love playing with fog too--this is a very cool shot!

Laurie

Carletta said...

Beautiful poetry for this image!


My Sky Watch is on my photoblog: Carletta’s Captures

Bradley Myers said...

That looks way to cold for me, good sky watch.

bettyl said...

Great view! glad I stopped by!

Carolyn said...

Deborah, What an eerie photograph(oh dear!). I just went through your previous posts and thoroughly enjoyed the read. Thank you for sharing.
Smiles

Shellmo said...

All you were missing was snow! This photo looks like a scene out of a Daphne du Maurier book!

Indrani said...

Very rare over here... we may get to see the fog in the winters again.

Robert V. Sobczak said...

Fog is the wetland of the sky: part sky, part cloud ... just like a wetland is part land part water. Maybe that doesn't work so well, but still, fog is tough to get a handle of ...

Powell River Books said...

Your description is as vivid as your photograph. I love both. I invite you to come see my March snow shots from Powell Lake, BC. - Margy

magiceye said...

ethereal!

hitch writer said...

lovely it looks so hazy and lovely...

hitch writer said...

lovely shots !

HorribleLicensePlates said...

Beautiful photo. Even though I personally dislike the cold, rain, and fog, I love this picture of it. You have to see the beauty in it all, and you really captured that. Stunning!

Dewdrop said...

Wow, Deborah! That's ice?! Very cool. I hate it when the sky stays hazy like that, but at least the sun was able to poke through!

Great capture!!!