Thursday, January 14, 2010

Calm



Write from Karen is hosting a photo competition again this quarter. This time the theme surrounds "Winter."  Given I am from the southern hemisphere and we are sweltering in unbelievable heat, the mere thought of a cool calm winters morning is enough to make me weep with longing.

This was taken at Conniston Waters in the Lake District during a very brisk morning walk. The air was thick and swirling, obscuring the path as we wandered through it. On the lake shore everything was so quiet, calm and beautiful; a memory I still hold clearly.

This picture emulates what winter is - a calm crispness with the promise of the suns kiss.

2 comments:

  1. Bugger - lost my first comment.

    You so do not need to go and do a photography course. The composition of this shot is brilliant - using the boat and the fence as the centre point to explore the lake out from.

    I've heard so much about The Lake District that I hope one day I get a chance to go there and hike, take in the scenery (shoot lots of photos!)

    Good luck in the contest.

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  2. Gorgeous photo Annie, it so encapsulates Winter for me. Good luck with the contest. xx Michelle

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