Thursday, December 4, 2008

Fire in the Sky

This farm out in the Shenandoah Valley is picture-perfect all the time, but on this evening when we were driving back from photo-hunting in the mountains, the sun put on quite a show....the blue ridge really looks blue, doesn't it?

25 comments:

Vickie said...

That is a painting. Beautiful.

Shellmo said...

I agree w/ Vickie. Almost looks like a painting of an Italian landscape - just lovely!

Eve said...

A perfect picture! Thanks Helen!

Denise said...

Oh my gosh Helen, this is picture post card perfect.

TSannie said...

What a wonderful photo! The blue ridge almost looks like the ocean.

fishing guy said...

Helen: It looks like you painted that portrait, the sky is amazing and the mountains are so blue. What a perfect capture of a special sky.

June said...

Isn't nature a sight to see!

HANNIBAL said...

Gorgeous setting! Appropriate name. Good timing on this day!

Dave Coulter said...

Looks a whole lot more scenic than the alley out my back door!

Mary said...

That looks like a painting and the blue ridge is definitely blue! Beautiful!

Roses and Lilacs said...

What a lovely scene and the sky colors are amazing. How lucky you are to live in such a scenic place.
Marnie

Tabib said...

Simply beautiful, PERFECT!

Bird Girl said...

Simply breathtaking!!!

2sweetnsaxy said...

It's definitely blue. It's beautiful and it looks like a painting!

NCmountainwoman said...

Absolutely breath-taking photograph! I can't tell you how much I love it. So perfect it could be a painting.

Nick S said...

OOh this is a lovely one Helen, Bravo

Stacey Huston said...

What a peacefull looking place.. great job Helen. Thanks for sharing

Roy said...

That's astonishing Helen.

Bird Girl said...

So pretty I keep coming back to look again!

Arija said...

When God paints with a broad brush, we can but stand and stare.

Jayne said...

I think UNpainted for me. The original is just so gorgeous!

a passion 'n frames said...

I like the second one best but both are PRETTY

John Theberge said...

I really do like the painted effect, great job.

Bird Girl said...

I love them BOTH!

jalynn01 said...

Except for the sky you can hardly tell them one from the other. I love both of them! Wow! You have quite a talent there Helen....