22.5.12

Dawn embrace
































It's early, 4 am. It's going to be a good day, the darkness is a kind of blue.

A spooky mist is rising from the lake. As the sun starts to brighten in the east it gradually takes on a warm tinge. It is very cold but the wafts of mist promise the warmth of summer. The small cauldron of the lake is steaming into life this May morning.

Two swans slowly make their appearance. At first they move closer together as if in an embrace and then they head in different directions, one south, one north.

Out of the darkness the day fully arrives as usual and all the sleepyheads begin to emerge everywhere and greet their loved ones.






20 comments:

  1. Most stunning photos of your early morning dawn.
    Gosh, how lucky you were to see the swans gracefully come together.
    beautiful
    thank you
    happy Tuesday
    val

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  2. What great shots, love the way those swans embrace just beautiful .

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  3. Wow,what wonderful photos I'm glad you were up early to capture it. The swans add an extra dimension it looks so magical.
    Sarah x

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  4. That's so beautiful. I don't think I could get up that early! xx

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  5. Wow.....These photos are so magical and special.It would definitely be worth getting up at 4 am to see this!
    Congrats and do not worry about commenting, It is always nice to see people responding to one's blog anyway :)
    Take Care,
    Catherine C.

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  6. You have reached some new heights here--I hope you include some of these shots in a gallery show sometime.

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  7. ah you have captured my mornings here in my garden...no lake but a pond with mist some mornings and the blue giving way to the sun and warmth...

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  8. An occasion when insomnia is a blessing perhaps. The third one down is my definite favourite, an exceptional image of tranquillity...

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  9. I expect to see my knight in shining armer riding out of the mist on his horse. Beautiful photos.

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  10. Lovely photos and scenes I'm unlikely to see myself:) I'm an early riser but not that early:)

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  11. Twoje zdjęcia budzącego się dnia są wspaniałe, a łabędzie na tle tych obrazów wyglądają uroczo. Pozdrawiam.
    Your photos of the waking day are great, and the swans on the background of these pictures look lovely. Yours.

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  12. Magical, looking at these pictures is a wonderful escape xx

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  13. swans that pass in the dawn - good title for a coffee table book of all your brilliant images. This sleepyhead appreciates your efforts!

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  14. Great photos of the mist... my favorite time of the morning. It creates the illusion that we are surrounded by nothing/no one, the air is cool, perfect time to plant and weed!

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  15. I love the second photo! Wonderful composition and atmosphere.

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  16. I could almost see the mist moving as I scrolled through those photos. So ethereal and lovely...

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