The Spokane River in the midst of the current very cold period. We were driving to a friend's house. I was riding along and made this drive-by shot.
I hope you like it as a Sunday post.
Good morning Don,
The sight of snow on the landscape fills me with joy. It is more than beautiful. The pine trees left and right, including the snow in the foreground form a beautiful border around the whole view. The mist including the amazing water reflections and shadows are excellent for expression. The building in the background is a very nice addition. The light blue touch supports the general view positively. The image is pure romance and I like it very well. More than 5 stars ************** For several days the outside temperature is warmer and more pleasant. However, it is raining in between. Yesterday was the outside temperature is 9.5 ° degrees Celsius plus. This morning it is 4.5 degrees Celsius plus. I tried this morning at 7:30 German time clock to leave a comment under your picture. First I had to connect to your blog. When I tried to send the comment, the connection was lost. The web page of aminus was displayed with a reference to a fault. It frustrates me. In between I had in the last days the same problems in other blogs and my own. It was all a bit chaotic in recent days. I try to send an e-Mail today. Have a nice Sunday and all the best including your family and friends. Thank you very much for your nice comments in recent days.
Dear greetings Christel, Detlev and Ranger.
9 Jan 2011 7:18am
Gloriously still and I can imagine the loud silence that accompanies a moment like this . .
9 Jan 2011 9:39am
9 Jan 2011 9:52am
Excellent shot, I like it a lot!
9 Jan 2011 10:28am
A marvel of light and soft colors. A photo which I would have liked making
9 Jan 2011 10:42am
Magical, and even more so in that it's a drive by.
9 Jan 2011 11:31am
wonderful moody shot...
9 Jan 2011 11:55am
The mood here is wonderful and I love the mist and the light in this image.
9 Jan 2011 2:22pm
Simply beautiful! Wonderful cold winter colors...love it!
9 Jan 2011 3:39pm
Beautiful image, Don. I love the coloration and the mist off the water.
9 Jan 2011 4:36pm
Nice and serene place. I love the marvelous light...
9 Jan 2011 4:45pm
very nice. wonderful reflections
9 Jan 2011 4:46pm
very nicely composed and framed, don! i do love those bright and clear colors on a sunny winter's day! the rising mist adds to the charm of the frame!
9 Jan 2011 4:53pm
Magnifiques reflets... ))
Ambiance feutrée superbe.
9 Jan 2011 5:45pm
Just beautiful, the colors...the mood...
9 Jan 2011 6:28pm
This is a wonderful scene! we had a similar occurrence on the pond by our house last week, I so wished I has my camera at the time.. Thanks for capturing what I couldn't, even more beautifully! Miss following your blog, I hope to get a little better at this in the near future. Hope all is well!
9 Jan 2011 8:21pm
Superb shot! Nice colours, lighting and reflections...
I like the trees on the left and right, framing the image. The cool blue tones as well as the rising steam reinforce the winter-ness of the image.
9 Jan 2011 9:55pm
Nicely seen. I do like the mist coming from the water.
9 Jan 2011 10:39pm
Gorgeous shot don, the rising mist really does it for me here along with the lovey winter landscape and the beautiful reflections. Great image!
10 Jan 2011 12:19am
amazing scene! very good composition and excellent light! the steam rising off the surface looks great and adds extra interest to this scene! i also like the slight blue tinge to the snow as it enhanced the cold temperature...
10 Jan 2011 2:12am
A beautiful moment...glad you caught it.
Love that blue color tone and the wonderful effect of the steam...surely not something seen everyday.
10 Jan 2011 2:22am
I like it a lot, Don. The snow and nice reflections are tops.
10 Jan 2011 2:51am
Great smoke of this unlimited area!! lOVE!
10 Jan 2011 3:11am
Gorgeous. Nothing better than snow on a bright sunny day.
10 Jan 2011 4:11am
Superb natural photo!
10 Jan 2011 4:22am
10 Jan 2011 4:01pm
wow, love the colors
10 Jan 2011 4:44pm
i do like the mist over the water.. nicely shot.. :)
10 Jan 2011 7:46pm
Beautiful landscape !
I love it !
12 Jan 2011 1:01pm
Love the reflections emerging through the mist. Nice shot!
13 Jan 2011 7:19am
That could be on a Christmas card!
16 Jan 2011 3:06am
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