Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Kickoff to Cold Weather

Because its finally getting cold here, and because I haven't had much time to shoot lately, I rooted out a frosty shot from November two years ago. This is the same gorgeous icy morning in the Great Smokies that I posted about back in August. It remains what is probably the most beautiful morning I've ever had the pleasure of witnessing.


These deer are all alertly watching my father, the PA Wildlife Photographer, as he made his way through the field towards some larger bucks. I didn't have the lens to pull the bucks in, so I went for the arrangement of distracted does. I imagine I'll probably be posting more photos from this particular morning as we descend into winter here in Pennsylvania.

I haven't been able to visit you all as much as I would like to this last week or so. I'll be coming around soon, though :)

24 comments:

Catherine said...

That is a stunning photo..breathtaking!! So beautiful!
Wow..I'm in awe, Since I am new to your blog I am glad you reposted this photo..I don't think anyone could ever tire of looking at that!
It is magical! And you must have been FREEZING!! :D
Cat

photowannabe said...

This is a prize winning photo. The tones and the composition are beautiful.

oldmanlincoln said...

Wow. What a nice photograph.

You must have been cold. I guess it was cold. Sure looks cold. It is cold here in SW Ohio where we live. Yesterday was our election day and I am glad that is over. It was so cold and windy.

oldmanlincoln

Salty said...

Awesome beauty! The fantastic scenery accented by the dark deer bodies; it just don't get any better than this!!!!!!!!

imac said...

Well Ash, I think that this photo of yours is-- just fab.You can see the cold air in the picture.

Old Wom Tigley said...

What a truely beautiful picture, such a magical time of the day and the years all helped in the pleasure the picture gives..
You drop by when you can, but leave time for getting out and posting Ash,

Chad Oneil Myers said...

That's one of my favorite's, Amy.

Jill said...

Man! This is one awesome shot. I can see why this was a very special morning.

Faye Pekas said...

Ash this is stunning! The composition is perfect.

Thanks very much for your positive thoughts. They help :)

Mike said...

Beautiful photo! Wow you have a winner here. Head for your closest photo competition!

KMF said...

its stunning one

Shionge said...

Wow! Just like a postcard and it reminded me of christmas already :D

lv2scpbk said...

Nice shot.

BeachysCapeCodCupboard said...

Oh that looks sooo lovely! (And chilly! brrrrr) This is one stunning photo!

Mr. Mapper said...

Thats one for the wall!

Willard said...

That's really a good shot. I had the big equipment and I didn't get anything that good that morning if I recall correctly. Proof that a point and shoot can out do a DSLR in the right situation.

Rick said...

AWESOME!

Heidi said...

Beautiful photo! Simply lovely!

Sand said...

Another personal favorite. Its just beautiful no matter how you judge it.

Even though it is winter in PA, you still need to get out there and get some snow pics!

Kekiinani said...

What a lovely scene to behold.!!! Awesome shot!! WOW Weeeeee :) :) :)

Karen said...

Wow that is just beautiful!

~ Annie ~ said...

I really enjoyed this photograph. Something different from the usual close up wildlife, and you nicely captured the feeling of the cool crisp morning. I actually miss those sometimes...ah the price of living in Hawaii! lol Thanks for sharing this image!

Moi said...

oh my!!! Ash ..this is simply gorgeous ...i believe you totally when u claim that this was one of the most beautiful mornings you have ever seen .......i can sit here and watch that frost forever and a day ....

Oswegan said...

That's a great shot. I love the fog in the trees. Looks cold!

~Oswegan