I should have known from the Magnolia we had in the last garden: When their blossoms open, inevitably snow will come again. So it did today, not much, but enough to transform the landscape completely. The place, where this image was taken, is called “Paradies”, and certainly for a reason.
Do not, as some ungracious pastors do, Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven, Whiles, like a puff’d and reckless libertine, Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads And recks not his own rede. Ophelia in Shakespeare’s Hamlet
From the last snowfall two weeks ago.
Saalachau, Bad Reichenhall
Soleleitungsweg, Bad Reichenhall (OSM)
Again missing front-to-back sharpness. Would the image have become better? I guess no.
Mike Johnston would probably (tongue-in-cheek) accuse me of opening up the diaphragm for shallow DoF just to show that I am using a “real” camera and no camera phone.But in this case the delicacy of the scenery is supported – in my eyes – by the alteration between sharp and out-of-focus elements. It would have looked completely…
Gangsteig, Bad Reichenhall (OSM)