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The Misty Mountains
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The Misty Mountains contain the highest peaks of Middle Earth. Stretching over 700 miles they were raised in the First Age. Photo taken by an awakening Elf or perhaps a Longbeard :)

In another world this may be seen as the view from the shores of Lake Wakatipu at Glenorchy, NZ, where the misty rain on the lens made some smudges on the photo. I decided to leave them there, they were part of the scene :)

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::biffobear
08/09/11 3:54 PM GMT
Middle earth,Narnia even...It's beautiful...R.
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I can smell the sunlight on your skin. Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make!
.icedancer
08/09/11 4:33 PM GMT
Wow, so gorgeous and moody Lyn
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.snapshooter87
08/09/11 5:04 PM GMT
A most imposing and mood provoking image, Eve. Well done.
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::vangoughs
08/09/11 7:30 PM GMT
A lovely image of this scene!!!
So well done
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::Ramad
08/09/11 8:54 PM GMT
I like how the mist over the mountains merges with the low clouds. Beautiful image Lyn.
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::luckyshot
08/09/11 8:58 PM GMT
Lyn - A beautiful image in both worlds. Best of luck in the contest. Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine
::tigger3
08/09/11 9:43 PM GMT
Amazing imagery Lyn, fantastic. Tigs♥ =^..^=

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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
.Nikoneer68
08/09/11 11:36 PM GMT
Beautiful presentation in this photograph.
Amazing color and clarity.
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::PatAndre
08/10/11 3:50 AM GMT
That's more like "before time began". Gorgeous.
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.rotcivski
08/10/11 5:47 AM GMT
Beautiful image. Great color and clarity. Looks like a winner to me.

Vic
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::solita17
08/10/11 6:32 AM GMT
Exceptional and beautiful... It's easy to see why Middle-Earthers named them the Misty Mountains.
mary
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"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun." -- Katharine Hepburn
.elektronist
08/10/11 8:48 AM GMT
Your scenery is perfect for this contest. Great work, my friend.

Tanju
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.avedeloff
08/10/11 2:04 PM GMT
What a dramatic landscape shot! The mountains really bring the eyes to the back of the photo. Another great one from you.
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"Hurry to meet Death before your place is taken."
::casechaser
08/10/11 3:07 PM GMT
Lyn, quite exception - best wishes in the contest.
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.JQ
08/10/11 9:11 PM GMT
beautiful, and you really are in middle earth land too !!
good luck, a winner for sure.
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.Nikoneer
08/10/11 10:23 PM GMT
Uber-cool clouds coming off those mountain tops, Lyn. Appropriate that you should enter a photo from New Zealand, where the Lord of the Rings movies were made. Good luck in the contest, and Kia Ora.

-Nik
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::allisontaylor
08/11/11 3:15 PM GMT
I am often reminded of the stunning vistas from the movies when I view your photos. A wonderful choice from your stunning Lake Wakatipu. The skies over the mountains are amazing.
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::danika
08/11/11 4:23 PM GMT
A moody scene indeed. The amazing sky draws the eyes in for a deeper look at the misty mountain peaks. Plus the image fits the contest perfectly. Excellent entry / capture, Lyn ... best of luck.
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.Marzena
08/11/11 4:57 PM GMT
Yes, there is some Narnian mood about here ...
My idea for the new contest is NARNIA !!!!!!
Yours SAM
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
::Inkeri
08/12/11 12:04 AM GMT
Moody and Magical scene.Perfect entry,Eve.
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.palral
08/13/11 4:37 AM GMT
Kia Ora, LE...

First of all I just back back into town and have a zillion comments to write. I've decided to simply comment on a single posting from each of my Caedes friends so that I don't spend the next 36 hours with my butt stuck in this chair. I did glance at your other postings, and they looked wonderful, but I picked this one because it struck me as being extraordinary. So here goes.

Normally I would have made a comment about the vast amount of sky in the shot. But it adds rather than detracts from the overall image. I fond this posting to be one of your very best and worthy of a "fave" at the very least. The subtle hues make this shot feel like I'm looking at one of the loneliest places on the planet. The imagery is brilliant in displaying what a massive portion of the world you've captured.

The colors, the contrasts, the mystique all make this is glorious posting. A glorious and spectacular entry into the contest.
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What's the difference between a duck?
.cynlee
08/16/11 4:47 PM GMT
Can you point out Mordor for me? lol A really fine representation of the setting of Tolkien's stories from Middle Earth. Good luck, Lyn.
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.Little_Art_Gurl
08/17/11 3:28 PM GMT
Looks just like the Misty Mountains! This is a good quality image. Great work! I wish you the best in the competition :)
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"I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else." -C.S. Lewis
.ahimsaka
08/18/11 7:32 PM GMT
excellant it really does look like the misty mountains.:)
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.Flmngseabass
08/19/11 10:29 PM GMT
OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!! A sure winner here Lynn. SO gorgeous I am sick:):)
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::0930_23
08/22/11 9:18 PM GMT
Congrats on your second place finish in the contest LE. A wonderful entry.
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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
.palral
08/22/11 9:19 PM GMT
Congratulations on your second place finish. I voted yours 1st place. Obviously the bastards rigged the vote.

Dots
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What's the difference between a duck?
.FlimBB
08/22/11 9:39 PM GMT
Grats on second place!! Awesome entry no doubt.
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I thought I had all the answers, but it turns out I don't even know the questions. -Stephen Prothero (paraphrased)
::100k_xle
08/22/11 11:20 PM GMT
Congrats Lyn. Great Scape.

E J
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This Image GRABBED my EYE. That's Why I Stopped By. Thanks For Sharing ! Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience
.rvdb
08/23/11 8:01 AM GMT
Lyn congratulations with your win in the contest well deserved a lovely picture.

Rob
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.marcaribe
08/23/11 12:56 AM GMT
Wonderful photo win Lyn..so moody and full of mystery...you are the best!
Diane
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.Catharina1
08/23/11 2:30 PM GMT
Congrats Lyn!! :-) Mich
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::Zyrogerg
08/27/11 10:58 AM GMT
Way to go! Terrific capture!
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::wheedance
09/20/11 2:36 AM GMT
Congrats, Eve! I can feel it.
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