Monday, July 1, 2013

Fog Over the Lake


One morning last week when I woke up I saw that it was foggy, so I decided to walk around the lake and take some fog photos (my favorites).


I was there a few minutes after seven, but the sun was already working hard to get through the fog and send her warming rays to planet earth.


You can see who would be the winner in this battle.


However, there were some beautiful moments before the fog burned off. Yes, in the left bottom corner you can see a black-crowned night heron, sitting on a log and waiting for the breakfast fish.


Mother Nature - as usual - proved herself an incredibly talented artist.


Almost around the lake, there were still some patches of fog hanging in the valley. By the time I returned to my car it was completely gone.

It was a beautiful though very short break from the heat. After that this was waiting for us:


They were quite optimistic with their outlook on the temperature - we actually hit 102! We are sweating here on the West Coast. The ceiling fans are my best friends at the moment! Stay cool!

13 comments:

gina said...

Such gorgeous shots, Carola -- I love the fog on the water! Aren't you lucky to have the lake nearby for walks. It's cooler over in the East Bay, if you need to cool off. I am wondering why we are going into the hot, hot, hot valley for the 4th -- oh, yeah, a party.

Gotham Girl said...

I am so loving that third capture! So mysterious! Stay cool!

Elephant's Child said...

How very, very beautiful. Love the lake, and the spider webs. We too had fog this morning - but it didn't lift. Stay cool.

JoZart said...

Exquisite photos Carola of such a beautiful spot. We've been hearing of the excessively high temperatures on the news. Whew! I must stop complaing that I'm cold now it's 18C..... I'll cope!
Jo x

Jeanne said...

Love these photos in the fog Carola! Isn't it mystical when the fog is out!!

Magic Love Crow said...

These photos are amazing! Love them! Please stay cool! Drink lots of water! Extreme heat is not good!!!

Friko said...

I wouldn’t survive in your temperatures.
Give me (beautiful) fog like yours any day.

Friko said...

I wouldn’t survive in your temperatures.
Give me (beautiful) fog like yours any day.

patty said...

Carola, I am so with you - I get super excited when I wake up to fog. I jump out of bed because I know it is usually short-lived especially in the summer. How magical to have a lake nearby - so gorgeous!! It was pretty hot here too, but not like that. We are lucky to have the ocean breezes most of the time.

Sally H said...

Stunning photos, Carola! So beautiful! I hope you are surviving the heat. It is 28 here today - hot for us!

Maria Ontiveros said...

Those first few photos are so beautiful and peaceful.
Rinda

Textile Recycler said...

what beautiful pictures!

Deb Crecelius said...

Wonderful fog photos...just lovely.
So refreshing (until I saw the weather report).