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Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 21 July 2008 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

A misty morning on Humboldt Bay

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dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, United States

beautiful spacial arrangement here with the boats drifting towards the foggy backgrounds! the lighting is supreme and i am really enjoying the shadowed reflections too! marvelous!

21 Jul 2008 6:58am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

Wow. I really like such shots taken early at the morning far being far away from the typical tourist shot. I love the sea and am having a one week holiday at a small island pretty soon :-)

21 Jul 2008 7:38am

narcís from Catalunya, Spain

Fantàstica!!!! Quina atmosfera, quina llum.... GENIAL!!!

21 Jul 2008 7:56am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Not a breath of wind. What a beautiful tranquil scene.

21 Jul 2008 9:16am

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

What a beautiful tranquil image, the mist and tones are fantastic.

21 Jul 2008 9:36am

kerfendal from Paris, France

this remenber to me plenty of things, nice shot in a peaceful atmosphere, we can smell the fog, all the noises are smothered, just silent

21 Jul 2008 9:44am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Wonderful tone and atmosphere... Perfect exposure and composition!

21 Jul 2008 9:54am

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Wonderful photo. The composition, the mild refection, very good.

21 Jul 2008 10:30am

Laurent from Lyon, France

lovely foggy mood and superbely composed

21 Jul 2008 11:58am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Hi Stephen ! Great composition and wonderful foggy atmosphere, i like this picture very much.

21 Jul 2008 12:07pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Evelyn, I appreciate your kind words - thank you.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Amazing b/w shot, well taken.

21 Jul 2008 2:11pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Beautiful and somewhat mysterious capture. Love the misty greyscale.

21 Jul 2008 2:33pm

@sherri: Thanks, Sherri. This is one of those full-color images that can deceive the eye.

Rui Silva from Leiria, Portugal

Very good. The fog gives it the magic atmosphere. Good job!

21 Jul 2008 2:38pm

Pavla from Saint James City, United States

it's beautiful!

21 Jul 2008 4:18pm

DonLon from Providence, RI, United States

Very well done.

21 Jul 2008 4:19pm

Thomas Griffioen from Panama

Beautiful and soft image.

21 Jul 2008 4:42pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Very good composition with the boats and the fog creating a silent and mysterious atmosphere.

21 Jul 2008 5:13pm

gbe from kansas city, United States

great shot. they seem like ghost ships.

21 Jul 2008 6:17pm

Vink from French riviera - Grasse, France

Beautiful and nice atmosphere !

21 Jul 2008 6:50pm

Eric Fry from Houston, TX, United States

Beautiful still water and the perfect amount of fog...Did you have to wait for the sun to rise to a certain point to thin the fog and give the right visibility?

21 Jul 2008 6:51pm

@Eric Fry: Greetings, Eric - thanks. This was an extraordinary morning. It was very chill and the dew point was staying right around the air temperature such that the fog would form and dissipate and then re-form for hours. I started shooting around six am and this image was shot after 9 am. It was a photographer's dream and I got a number of memorable photographs during that time.

Claus from Herfølge, Denmark

You have really captured the atmosphere of a misty morning at the harbor! wonderful shot!

21 Jul 2008 8:58pm

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

I can smell the salt in the air, Stephen ... you've captured an extraordinary mood with this image ... beautiful!

21 Jul 2008 10:31pm

Julie McLeod from Ottawa, Canada

This is magnificent! Great composition and atmosphere...

22 Jul 2008 2:21am

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

What a brilliantly atmospheric shot.

22 Jul 2008 2:42am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

A calm and rather cinematic mood in this one, Stephen. I can almost see Bogey sticking his unshaven mug out of one of the port holes.

22 Jul 2008 2:49am

@Michael Skorulski: Well, the Bogey insertion is one I hadn't considered. That's funny... It is good to hear from you again, Michael. Thanks.

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

very nice - you definitely feel like you're there!

22 Jul 2008 10:50am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Beautiful composition, Stephen. Great perspective and I love the mist it enhances the serene setting here.

23 Jul 2008 2:33am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful light. I like the composition.

26 Jul 2008 12:54pm

alex centrella from California, United States

a true classic nautical image.

26 Jul 2008 5:08pm

Lorraine from Canada

So incredibly moody, I've no words....I love it!

3 Aug 2008 2:56pm

@Lorraine: Thank you for the kind words.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


10 Aug 2008 9:47pm