Pretty as a picture

It was cold. And a seemingly dull day.

Until I looked up and spied red streaks across the sky.

I rushed to find a gap in the trees and was blessed with this sight…

The branches of snow-laden trees gracefully framed this lovely view.

My heart swelled, and I was humbled.

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50 responses

  1. Wow! That scene is simply gorgeous! It is just like a painting. Such a pretty sky and snowy scene…

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    January 15, 2010 at 06:23

  2. It certainly is pretty.

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    January 15, 2010 at 06:27

  3. Great image–I agree, it has a painting quality to it.

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    January 15, 2010 at 06:32

  4. Ah, you took my breath away with these, Lady Fi! It does look like a painting! Isn’t it wonderful to be able to see and capture a sight like this? Hope you have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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    January 15, 2010 at 06:49

  5. Vackert så det kniper i magen 🙂

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    January 15, 2010 at 07:13

  6. So gorgeous! Seriously.

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    January 15, 2010 at 07:21

  7. Vackert som en målning! Ljuset är ju helt perfekt och så stämningsfullt.

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    January 15, 2010 at 07:34

  8. Like a painting..congrats

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    January 15, 2010 at 07:37

  9. Oh that is frameable! What a beautiful picture and perfect comment.

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    January 15, 2010 at 07:59

  10. Gry

    Fantastisk vakkert! Fargene er utrolig vakre!

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    January 15, 2010 at 08:35

  11. Så andlöst vackert. Ha en fortsatt bra fedag

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    January 15, 2010 at 08:45

  12. Beautiful. You seem to spend a lot of time outdoors.

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    January 15, 2010 at 09:04

    • Yes – and it’s all the dog’s fault. Who knew they needed lots of walking? 😉

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      January 15, 2010 at 09:12

  13. Gorgeous sky shot.

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    January 15, 2010 at 09:20

  14. Winter wonderland 🙂 such a great beautiful picture.

    Nice weekend.

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    January 15, 2010 at 09:32

  15. En ljuvlig bild, som gör vintern till en så vacker årstid.
    Snön mot den röda himlen.
    Trevlig helg!

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    January 15, 2010 at 10:16

  16. Clive

    That is a fabulous photo!

    Brightened up a dull morning here!

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    January 15, 2010 at 10:38

  17. Totally breathtaking x

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    January 15, 2010 at 11:48

  18. Holly R

    lovely!

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    January 15, 2010 at 11:57

  19. Classic! and gorgeous.

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    January 15, 2010 at 13:22

  20. AL

    Yes it was truly a blessing, and if only I was there, I would gladly capture this beautiful view with you.

    AL

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    January 15, 2010 at 13:41

  21. Wow, you take some great photos.

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    January 15, 2010 at 14:02

  22. That pink sky against the frosted trees, just beautiful.

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    January 15, 2010 at 15:36

  23. What a picture ! Looks like a pastel painting !
    BTW on my beach pictures it wasn’t summer, lol ! It was ice cold, but the sun was shining, so no reason to be jalous !

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    January 15, 2010 at 16:49

  24. oh my! *jaw drop*
    that’s so pretty!

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    January 15, 2010 at 17:00

  25. Cecilia

    Beautiful….

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    January 15, 2010 at 17:10

  26. How lovely to have such colour at such a bleak time of year

    How’s Oscar doing?

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    January 15, 2010 at 17:27

  27. *sigh* so beautiful!!

    I do love visiting here…never know what you’ll find 🙂

    C x

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    January 15, 2010 at 17:33

  28. How amazing! Impressive and delightful!
    I love it.

    Enjoy the weekend.

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    January 15, 2010 at 18:10

  29. Its almost a painting
    Its beautiful 🙂
    Here is the snow almost gone now!!

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    January 15, 2010 at 21:33

  30. Jen

    You live in a magical snow covered post card world.

    Jen

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    January 15, 2010 at 22:04

  31. oh wow. as peaceful as this feels on the computer, i can only imagine in person…

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    January 15, 2010 at 23:23

  32. Oh my … this is gorgeous … like a magical land! Marvelous capture. Hmmm … I see I’m logged into my WordPress account, but my Sky Watch is at Small Reflections this week.
    Hugs and blessings,

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    January 16, 2010 at 01:14

  33. Wow. You’ve outdone Thomas Kinkade!

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    January 16, 2010 at 03:53

  34. You captured really a super sight this time. That is an awesome picture. It is truly an outstanding shot.

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    January 16, 2010 at 04:08

  35. awe inspiring!

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    January 16, 2010 at 04:48

  36. Excellent Photo..I hope Oscar is still doing ok!! 🙂

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    January 16, 2010 at 06:22

  37. This makes me want to take out my paints and canvas. Instead I have to attend the Southern California Writers Association, as their meeting coordinator, and if you were here, you might want to attend as Dean Devlin, a famous Hollywood screenwriter/producer, will be our guest speaker today.

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    January 16, 2010 at 15:02

    • Enjoy your meeting! I’m sure it will be interesting.

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      January 16, 2010 at 15:13

  38. Kata

    We’re all so glad you make the time to stand and stare….

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    January 16, 2010 at 16:12

  39. Lady Fi, I sat mesmerized by your photo for a long time. It is achingly lovely – the pink warmth framed by all that frosty coldness!

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    January 16, 2010 at 18:43

  40. I can’t add any more superlatives to the ones above. Fantastic photo!

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    January 16, 2010 at 20:00

  41. Wow! That is an absolutely perfect photograph. It could be a painting!

    Hope you’re having a great week.

    xo

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    January 16, 2010 at 23:00

  42. That would make a great enlargement to display! Lovely composition.

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    January 17, 2010 at 00:01

  43. Seriously lovely!

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    January 17, 2010 at 05:37

  44. That’s just incredibly beautiful. Thanks for sharing this sight.

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    January 17, 2010 at 06:58

  45. Wow oh wow! Did you get the most beautiful shot or what? Love the landscape view between the trees — I’ll reiterate Barb’s comments, it is truly achingly beautiful! 🙂

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    January 17, 2010 at 14:08

  46. kelli

    I agree….very humbling when you come through the trees and see that ray of light.

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    January 17, 2010 at 16:21

  47. Perfect framing, perfect color, perfect scene. Love it.

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    January 17, 2010 at 21:51

  48. Stunning! You were blessed!

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    February 1, 2010 at 12:04

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