these pre-winter mornings have a certain depressive quality.

cold but not really cold, old snow turned grey by pollution and simple dirt, low diffuse light and fog taking out a lot of the colors of the already de-coloured landscape. so i thought. but getting off sunday early morning and getting out from the warm air in the flat into the rain-cleaned moist air in the woods seemed to help clear my sight and vision. and so i found those lichen spots on the trees, forming an almost camouflage like pattern in the fog remainders.

woods and lichens, schneizlreuth


3 thoughts

  1. Hi Markus,

    It’s one of the interesting things in blogging, how low the rate of people is who leave a comment, even when I try to address them as directly as possible, for instance with a question. On the other hand, this leaves time to answer those who do.

    I like your image and it’s the fog that makes it work. Without fog it would be a chaotic criss-cross of lines, with it you get nice separation and depth. Beautiful.


  2. I really like the “triumvirate” of the three black trees against the misty background. Certainly works for me…

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