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Thursday, September 19, 2013

30 Days of Photographs IV: Never

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Day 19: Never

After Always comes Never. Never, it's such a solitary and lonely word, isn't it? But never do I feel quite so at peace, quite so calm and content in being all alone in the early hours, as when a thick fog blankets the world on my way to work. People are rushing all around me, but in my car, it's only me and my thoughts, and outside, the fog that hides everything that's ugly.







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38 comments:

  1. You should never drive and take pictures at the same time. Interesting and moody photo, Ziva.

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  2. I love this. It's calming and just plain beautiful. I'm also relieved to see you drive on the "correct" side of the road in Finland. :) I'm with you on hiding the ugly. What a perceptive observation of human nature and Mother Earth.

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  3. Not even with a helmet and safety glasses.

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  4. Well said and wonderful shot. I hope you stopped to take the shot. Otherwise, the picture comes out all blurry.

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  5. Must be the infamous Finnish fog ~

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  6. "but in my car, it's only me and my thoughts, and outside, the fog that hides everything that's ugly."

    Ah yes. I love a nice foggy morning!

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  7. That's a lovely photo, but you drive on the wrong side of the road..... or is it us that do that? :)

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  8. Look right, left and then right again, is what we were taught as children :)

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  9. Damn you're good. My shots come out like this when I'm driving:

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  10. mikewjattoomanymorningsSeptember 19, 2013 at 7:44 PM

    That is such a sweet, melancholy story. It almost makes up for the fact that you obviously took this photo through your windshield in desperation while driving to work.

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  11. mikewjattoomanymorningsSeptember 19, 2013 at 7:46 PM

    Actually, as I understand, the infamous Finnish fog has more to do with vodka than weather.

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  12. mikewjattoomanymorningsSeptember 19, 2013 at 7:47 PM

    They were able to rescue most of the children who were in the bus that you forced off the road, right?

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  13. Jay of The Depp EffectSeptember 19, 2013 at 8:24 PM

    Now that's a nice way to look at fog - something which, like snow, hides the ugly! Thanks for that!

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  14. Such a lovely photo of something I see quite often. There's nothing quite as silent as a very early summer or early fall morning when it's foggy. It's a quiet that only we who are fortunate to live near water experience. It's just a tad different from that breathless silence after a night of heavy snowfall.

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  15. Yeah, that's where I did wrong in London..I looked left and then right and then I heard the screech of brakes before I could look left again.

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  16. Oh but I like this. Very artsy. And I'm glad to see I'm not the only one clicking and driving. ;)

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  17. You're very welcome, and thank you. :)

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  18. I do love that feeling of absolute silence and peace when you step outside and the fog makes your vision seem just a little bit blurry and any sound you hear appears to come from far far away. When I drive to work I cross a few bridges, and every time I'm over the water, the fog gets so heavy I can barely see the car in front of me.

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  19. Better yet. Cross on a crossing and wait for the little green man, especially in London. :)

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  20. That's so interesting. I love fog but I hate, Hate, HATE driving in the fog. Beautiful pic!
    :-)
    Traci

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  21. Thanks, Traci. :) It's tricky driving in it, I admit, but a lot easier than driving in a blizzard! :D

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  22. I like driving at night time. Ideally on those quiet highways, with no street lights. No cars around

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  23. I guess it has a certain disco appeal. Funny how our rejects are seen by others :)

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  24. mikewjattoomanymorningsSeptember 20, 2013 at 1:27 AM

    Your night vision goggles allowing you to see into the homes of your neighbors, many of whom are disrobing...

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  25. That is so beautiful. Also, I'm pretty sure nobody would notice any bodies... or um, stuff lying around in fog that thick.

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  26. That is a beautiful photo, Ziva, and I am fascinated by fog. I especially like driving through it when on the rolling plains so that when you reach the top of the hill, the world is clear and then you plummet back down into the bank of fog. Lovely.

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  27. Yes, and I love that view you get on the top of the hill, a sea of fog and little islands where you can see the road.

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  28. I love the way you think, my love.

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  29. I have plenty of rejects that should never be seen by anyone. :P

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  30. I don't know, I didn't stop to check.

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  31. No cops around, and a guarantee that nothing bigger than a squirrel will run out in front of your car..

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