“Early December Dusting”
“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”
― Lewis Carroll
The first real snow has dusted the trails, changing the landscape and light. The temperatures have dropped and I expect this dusting will be the start of several snowy days.
The light today was really odd, not quite cool and not quite warm and it had a very odd effect on many of the trees. It accentuated the slight green cast caused by the fine film of moss that covers most of the smooth barked trees year round, yet today, the green was quite noticeable. I wondered if it would translate into my photos and it did. The effect is a bit bothersome, but that’s what it looked like and I chose not to push those levels down, rather, I kept them to remind me of this odd December light.
As my Saturday hike progressed, that light shifted again and the green became less noticeable. More to follow.
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD@78mm
1/4 sec, f/18.0, ISO 400