November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014

Morning Glory

Photograph by Todd Klassy, National Geographic Your Shot

“Many photographers prefer to photograph the world as the sun goes down,” writes Your Shot member Todd Klassy. “Me, I prefer the peacefulness of the morning light.” After a night of heavy snow, Klassy made sure to get up before snow plows had a chance to alter the clean white landscape in rural Green County, Wisconsin. “Fortunately, the sun painted the horizon a beautiful pinkish hue, and it provided a nice background for this minimalist scene,” he writes. “Unfortunately, the snow plow driver was up earlier than me and cleared the road before I had a chance to photograph it without the black strip of asphalt.”

Klassy’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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18 comments
Shannon T
Shannon T

First of all, it's a beautiful photo. Well done. I feel like I'm looking through a window though because we're buried in snow already and it's only November.

Susan Doherty
Susan Doherty

Actually, I think the swash of black asphalt turns the picture into a breathtaking work of art.  Not exaggerating; I gasped when I saw it.  Without that strip of road, it's just another snowy scene with power-line poles.

Mike Bless
Mike Bless

Very Cool!

Yes that road did put you on the map!

Mara Rubin
Mara Rubin

Beautiful photo. I agree with Snap Shot and John Cullen: the plowed road adds to the shot. Love he colors and lines. The photo inspires tranquility. Well done, Klassy!

JOHN CULLEN
JOHN CULLEN

I agree with Snap Shot, the plowed rowed actually ADDS to the photo. 

Ali Shokoohmand
Ali Shokoohmand

It is a Morning Glory! I guess it is early morning! What a peaceful morning :) 

Snap Shot
Snap Shot

Serene. I suspect the asphalt wave actually enhances the shot by providing depth and contrast. Plus it reflects some of the sky color. Nice shot.

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