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autumn fog by kayaksailor autumn fog by kayaksailor
Fog seeps up the valley below my home after a mild rainstorm...
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Buntcone Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful colours here and the mist amongst the trees looks awesome! :D the little orange tree on top of the hill makes an excellent focal point in the overall composition too :clap:
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kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Thank you so much!  It is the view from my deck - we have permission to walk the edges of the property but don't get to this hill very often as it is where the resident bulls like to hang out :laughing:  We didn't get the lovely orange against green this past autumn as we didn't get the usual rain until this month...so glad we got some recently to let things green up!Sunset on 2013 by kayaksailor
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Buntcone Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
ahhh right I see :D some view you have there! :D oh i like that shot too but maybe it could do with some extra processing on the darks and midtones to bring out the trees? :nod:
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Steve1098 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014   Photographer
Is this a painting? Something just doesnt set right with it
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kayaksailor Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
No it is a photograph.  I put it through a program called Dynamic HDR which allows for tweeks in colors and textures... so in a way it is a kind of digital painting but computer created...what is it that is bothering you?
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Steve1098 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014   Photographer
Not bothering me haha, just something i noticed. It looks very overly sharp and a bit luminous-which is making it appear to be a digital painting i guess
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windowfog Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, that is a beautiful view from near your home. Where is this?
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kayaksailor Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
I know, isn't it?!!  We love it.  This is actually taken from my back deck :love: We are low in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains east of Sacramento CA.  Lake Tahoe is a little over an hour east of us...while we have about 8 acres, what this view is of is the cattle ranch we a butt to on two sides.  We love having the space (and few neighbors of the two footed kind :giggle:)

Here's the link to my "home" sub-gallery...all shots are taken within a "block" or so of my home - or right next to it :laughing:
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windowfog Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg, from your deck?! That is an incredible view (and all the wildlife sightings). Color me envious! But I've always wondered how much of a hassle it is to go out and get groceries and the like, or the driving during snow/rain for people who live up on hills. But I don't think you get that much snow in Sacramento?

Did you mean the Oak Ridge folder? I'm looking at it right now, and wow, really appreciate everything in there to explore around the 8 acres. Thanks for posting and sharing these, it's cool to see where other people live, especially in areas like that.
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kayaksailor Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
Yes, the Oak Ridge folder is my "new" home...at 1400' we do get an inch or two of snow each winter but it is usually gone within 24 hours though the snow we got this past December, because it stayed so cold, hung around in the shade for several days.

It isn't too much of a pain to plan our trips "out" as we do have a good corner market 3 miles away.  And WalMart, Safeway etc. about 9 miles.  The biggest pain is it is we live on a mile long dirt/gravel road that we have to go up to get the mail and to leave our trash cans LOL  Down in Southern CA we always kept our cars clean, up here....not so much, :laughing:

Thanks for the visit - drop by anytime :wave:
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