Thursday, October 07, 2010

into the fog


it was deliciously foggy this morning. i took at least 20 minutes extra getting to work because i couldn't stop taking pictures along the way. fog is somehow so mysterious and magical. it has a spookiness to it as well, but this morning, it wasn't the spooky kind, it was pure magic. it was warm, balmy and still as could be. it was quiet save a few audible drips from the overnight rain falling from the trees. the fog settled the magic heavily down on the landscape.


there was a hush over the countryside and even when i photographed a friendly cow that seemed to want to pose for me, i felt like i should do it quietly, not to disturb the magic in the air. i had this feeling that to make noise would be to make the fog disperse and the magic dissolve and i definitely didn't want that to happen.


fog lends a timeless quality to the landscape. i had to fight the urge to just leave the car and walk down this path into another place and time and forget all about making my way to work. in my imagination, because of the fog, the path would have led somewhere completely special and unique, somewhere not accessible on an ordinary morning. somewhere accessible only in the fog.

13 comments:

Deleilan said...

Such beautiful photos - pure magic. It does look like there is a universe of infinite possibility shrouded in this fog...

Cinner said...

beautiful, fog to me is like horror frost on the trees in the winter. love it, makes them mysterious does'nt it. Have a fabulous day.

Gaia said...

Well if there had been any extraordinary weather changes here, I would be taking pictures too. I like the cow!

The Painting Queen said...

mystery beautifully captured

Joanna Jenkins said...

Beautiful...
The first photo originally made me think of the black and white portion of the Wizard of Oz and that a storm was coming, but when I looked closer I saw the layers and shadows.
Cheers,
jj

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cheers!
Dorothy

Char said...

i love fog too - the quietness it brings and the magical aspect of ghostly images

Sammi said...

It looks beautiful, but cold!

spudballoo said...

Foggy here today too. I love fog (apart from driving in it), it's quietness and stillness and the way shapes and forms appear differently. Slightly magical but with a chill. Super.

xx

Elsie Xie said...

Ethereal images. I like the first image best, most artistic

Georgie K. Buttons said...

*gasp* Do you live in a fairyland? That is absolutely incredibly divine and wonderful and as so may people before me have said, magical!! Oh, THANK YOU for sharing!! Those photos are stunning.

Marilynne said...

I love it when the frost freezes on the trees and grass.

smith kaich jones said...

oh my! magic. me love!!!!