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Foggy Morning on the Board Walk
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On the Board Walk one Sunday morning after church in 2010 and boy was it foggy. Love the spooky feeling over the river and looking down the walk. This is also part of the 24km long Hug Trail which weaves in and out of the city, which comes behind our home.

Believe it or not there was a 1000ft/304.8m freighter/cargo ship in that fog out there. If you view in full you an see the water drops that are on the railing.

The only thing I did to this image was put a shadow framing around it with Adobe PhotoShop Elements 10.

Hope you enjoy the view and I'm thinking of putting this into the current contest. Let me know what you think. Might post a another one in a few days, of the actual freighter/cargo ship coming out of the locks before he got to this very thick fog.

Thank you so much for your time and comments. I'll catch up on commenting throughout the day.

Have a great day, ♥ Skates &hearts

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.snapshooter87
03/11/13 4:06 PM GMT
Very moody, Pat.Great dynamic composition.
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.Starglow
03/11/13 4:18 PM GMT
It's terrific shot and should be in the contest, yes!
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::Ramad
03/11/13 4:28 PM GMT
A very good entry for the current contest Pat. As for the ship - yep that is (was) our job - fog or sunshine or storm - get going.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
::LakeMichigan
03/11/13 5:10 PM GMT
Great shot and contest entry, Pat.
Very dramatic .... well done .
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.gizmo1
03/11/13 7:42 PM GMT
Very nice photograph and may I say artistic too with stunning composition and colours of grey tones.I also like the feeling of stillness in this photo too.Plus the detail is lovely and sharp with spot on depth of field.
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::Fifthbeatle
03/11/13 10:22 PM GMT
You should do well with this one. Very eye catching!
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I Love Cloudy Days
::tigger3
03/11/13 10:38 PM GMT
Superbly done Pat, I think it looks great, the composition is perfect. Would make a great entry. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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.Lightpainter
03/11/13 11:58 PM GMT
Very nice entry Pat. The near monochrome makes it look mysterious. I think your dark frame is also a nice addition.
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.Jimbobedsel
03/11/13 11:59 PM GMT
Love the lines in this and the fog. It DOES have an eerie feeling about it. Excellent job, Pat.
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.slk15
03/12/13 12:16 AM GMT
I think this would make a great entry into the contest. Good luck if you do it!
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.bfrank
03/12/13 12:40 AM GMT
You must enter it. It is a great shot.
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::nanadoo
03/12/13 1:50 AM GMT
Yep! Moody is a great adjective here! Great composition!
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.tib
03/12/13 5:09 AM GMT
So dense and dramatic! This is just beautiful Pat! Best of luck if you enter this in the contest my friend!!
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::Eubeen
03/12/13 7:01 AM GMT
Well if you don't enter it in the contest I'll gladly slap my name on it and enter it.
An eerie looking scene and great capture Pat. A nice perspective and good lighting in the photo. Very nice work and best of luck in the contest.
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::stonewolff
03/12/13 11:04 AM GMT
Nice view and angle. I always like 'fog shots.'
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.mschaper
03/12/13 12:07 AM GMT
Nice work!
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.mac39
03/12/13 2:53 PM GMT
Very nice composition. I agree with Wendell: It would be
a fine entry in the current contest.
Mac
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.rotcivski
03/12/13 6:29 PM GMT
Good angle and a nice presentation. Beautiful shot Pat.

Victor
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.Marzena
03/12/13 8:50 PM GMT
Now this is a beauty !!!
Speechless, green with envy and always yours
with love
SAM & SAAB
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
.koca
03/13/13 9:24 AM GMT
Nice work, I love it. Good luck.
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.Tedi
03/13/13 9:38 AM GMT
Beautiful capture, very interesting. Good luck.
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::SEFA
03/16/13 10:51 AM GMT
I like the angle you have chosen for this shot. It really shows the fog. I also like the lighting. A very good entry for the Contest. Good luck!
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SEFA
::Nikoneer
03/18/13 1:14 PM GMT
When experiencing fog in a landscape, one usually has it in abundance, nearly obliterating everything in view. In that situation it's difficult to see the difference (within the same photograph) between the fog and the same scene untouched by the earthbound cloud. Your photo truly shows a clean edge of fog, relatively rare, and that's what sets this image apart from the others. The smaller portion of clear boardwalk, with a pleasant and well-composed diagonal to the left, pulls us into the scene as though it were attempting to skirt the edge of the fog. The open water in the foreground allows us to see the edge of the fog. This is a very nice capture, Pat, in that it shows the fog as an entity separate from the rest of the world. I could easily see this as a dust jacket for a mystery novel or a cover for a jazz CD. For my money, it's the number one choice in this contest. No one's beaten it yet. I know you've referred to yourself as an amateur shutterbug (I'm paraphrasing here) in the past, but this is professional level. Good work.

-Nik
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::Heroictitof
03/21/13 3:09 PM GMT
I wish you the best for the contest my friend !
Be sure that I will vote for your outstanding photo !!
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.katsmeoww
03/25/13 7:36 PM GMT
So beautiful!!! This is one great shot for sure!
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::LakeMichigan
03/27/13 11:32 AM GMT
Congratulations Pat on your 2nd place in the contest .
Excellent entry . ..... WAY TO GO !!!!
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::LynEve
03/28/13 12:45 AM GMT
Well done and very well deserved placement Pat !
:)
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.rvdb
03/30/13 10:55 AM GMT
Pat congrats a lovely shot very good work indeed.

Rob
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.bfrank
03/31/13 2:05 AM GMT
I am so glad you placed well in the contest Pat. I thought your picture was amazing.
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Life's moments are sweet. I just want to capture all that I can of them.

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