A scene from the Shenandoah Valley, considered Virginia's Hunt Country. The U.S. Highway 50 rambles into the heart of Hunt County, through pristine countryside and centuries-old villages field with fieldstone houses and historic country inns. Old ivy-covered rock walls border magnificent estates where long tree-lined driveways lead to elegant mansions, and pampered thoroughbreds loll about in fenced green pastures. The highway travels west, through Loudon and Fauquier Counties in the Piedmont foothill, and then crosses the Blue Ridge Mountain at Ashby 's Gap into the northeastern Shenandoah Valley.
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litiancai (1048) 2008-11-02 17:39
To me that's beautiful countryside of the kind I currently miss greatly. The gentle rolling hills of the man shaped countryside have been captured beautifully and I like your chosen 'tabac' style colour presentation. The foreground tree has some lovely colours and is important for composition, whilst the background fields and trees have some lovely shades amongst them. A really lovely photo, thanks for sharing with us!
adores (37069) 2008-11-02 17:43
Good autumn photo! I like these colours, the pattern of the fields and the tonalities of the trees. Very good composition!
hay_kes (30436) 2008-11-02 23:58
A peaceful atmosphere vith superb autumnal view.Great colours.TFS.
daddo (24247) 2008-11-02 23:59
Hi Danilo. God's own country, is it? Must have been for the native tribes too once upon a time. The light definitely seems heavenly. Lovely colours, gentle contours. Regards. Klaudio.
pablominto (53744) 2008-11-03 1:09
Amazing colours in this fine view!
The autumn is present in every element, in particular the harvested fields with the distinct lines adds impact...
The lines in the landscape adds dynamics and make my eyes move around the frame!
rasto1893 (532) 2008-11-03 1:30
Very nice colours of the photo , really interesting view of this place , nice colours of landscape and of sky,
My best Regards
jlbrthnn (76037) 2008-11-03 11:36
Good evening Danilo,
The colors are that of a painting. The image is seizing of beauty. I like much. Congratulations.
Have a nice evening
saylan-cb (12738) 2008-11-03 11:39
Great autumn view.Beautiful colours and good light.
belido (19934) 2008-11-04 2:31
fantastic lighting! A lovely autumn scene indeed. I also like the placement of the layers from bottom to top and the inclusion of the red tree at the left for the first focal point. Great job!
AiresSantos (56155) 2008-11-04 3:09
Wonderful colours and warm light in this fine composition.
Excellent POV, sharpness and DOF
Very good photojob
azaf1 (15929) 2008-11-04 4:22
What a place! Rolling hills, Fall colors great atmosphere.
gracious (20025) 2008-11-04 9:42
Hello my friend Dan,
How are you and delighted to see you wonderful posting after a while!
This is a real good one with the awesome lighting over the land!
the glory of autumn is fully appreciated in the beautiful image!
good sharpness, nice colour and details
take good care and my warmest regards from NZ
PaulVDV (22129) 2008-11-04 10:29
The rolling hills and the trees in between are very beautiful here. Of course also the autumn colours make this to a very nice landscape picture.
Best regards, Paul
Emile (20350) 2008-11-04 12:53
Wonderful composition, beautiful country side photo taken from a very good POV, superb autumn scene with excellent colors and depth. Very well captured. Good work.
xavshot (69835) 2008-11-04 13:37
j'aime beaucoup cette lumière et ces couleurs dorées. L'atmosphère me plait beaucoup. De très belles couleurs d'automne et une photo bien composée. Bravo.
Nicou (122006) 2008-11-05 1:03
Merveilleuses tiente dans ton image, quelle doucuer, quel graphsime font ces lignes sur le champs, ces couleur autonmales, grandiose.
bravo et maitié
jhm (139214) 2008-11-05 4:05
Extraordinarily panorama view, what a nice landscape picture.
Also the specially colours care for a very nice image.
Excellent details in a very nice area.
Composition and presentation are pleasant for look it.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Wensday,
lrw1966 (1632) 2008-11-05 5:35
Splendid composition of Beautiful Nature at Autumn, marvelous PoV, wonderful clarity and details and you lead our eyes to the home and wonderful b/g
Congratulations, very nice, my friend
Budapestman (82620) 2008-11-05 7:10
Great shot from this picturesque country with superb composition. I like the beautiful autumnal colours and the peaceful atmosphere, Congratulations! Have a nice day
ImageMaker (83) 2008-11-07 19:11
Ganda ng pwesto mo dito Dan, Lawak ng kuha mo. Pansin ko may bahay sa banda dun sa mga puno.
Naglilipatan na dito yung mga taga tl, masyadong bilasa na kasi dun sa kabila, nawalan na sila ng gana sa mga loko dun :-) Dito na din si Dot.
Burberry1 (6041) 2008-11-08 6:27
Excellent fairy-tail mood and great colors.
The exposure, compo and POV are very pleasant too.
Dot2008 (290) 2008-11-08 7:22
Fantastic results of a fall scene.
Sheer beauty and watching this you can't help but hear Oh Shenandoah.
The colours are awesome and the bit of vignetting gives it more depth.
cuneyt-sb (6559) 2008-11-08 7:39
Hi Danilo my friend
This is sooo nice image , like paint indeed,
Good managed and good result really,
andr3w (595) 2008-11-08 12:49
Beautiful landscape and your polarizer really worked well here.
Tfs and regards,
trekks (14348) 2008-11-09 8:44
Incredible color tone in this landscape scenery to show the warm mood and very soft touch. Very well composed with the FG golden yellow field and the stretch of green really stands out.
Truly very impressive capture of the moment's light to give such effect of autumn color.
Silvio1953 (122215) 2008-11-09 9:44
Ciao Danilo, fascinating composition, superb autumnal landscape wuth fantastic warm colors, splendid golden sky, very well done, BRAVO! ciao Silvio
plimrn (21344) 2008-11-09 9:55
I think this is the prettiest fall scene on TE this year with the contrasts between the wide open gold & green fields. The low light sets everything aglow. Just beautiful!!
John_F_Kennedy (42412) 2008-11-10 0:51
This landscape really looks surreal. Wonderful shot. Excellent colours and composition! Your POV is indeed excellent too.
mumek (20202) 2008-11-10 3:37
Good morning Danilo!
Very well taken and composed autumn
scenery from Shenandoah valley. Excellent play of colours, light and shadows. My comliments.This is a very beautiful artistic work.
jusninasirun (17160) 2008-11-11 5:54
Lovely warn Glow, Danilo. Charming autumn in stunning perspective. Reminded me of John Denver's song of the river with the same name. Well done and best regards. Jusni
jvachon (548) 2008-11-11 22:03
These rolling hills remind me of Ireland.
Beautiful ephemeral lighting to complement this great game of colour, tone and composition.
danos (86715) 2008-11-13 1:59
really atmospheric this landscape view of the Shenandoah Valley,with the Autumn colors that steal the show.I like the different levels as the forest on the far distance with the colorful leafs.Well done.
celiapires (71) 2008-11-13 6:31
wonderful picture with a hot color with stunning scenery of very good quality picture
Charo (51210) 2008-11-29 17:03
I love the warm and enveloping tones of this capture. Magnificent prospect with excellent light and colors.
batalay (35595) 2008-12-01 9:36
It is good to see an image from my own 'back yard,' so to speak. I live in Fredericksburg, Virginia. And it is js just from a month ago, when I was in Charlottesville giving some lectures, and saw similar countryside. The Nikon D300 in the hands of a skilled photographer can do wonders, and indeed with the polarizing filter presents this bucolic scene of rolling hills and valleys as a placid, alluring area.
Benedict (7076) 2008-12-15 20:52
how come i missed this?
the greens celebrate the vibrancy of mother earth, a great highland vista. the oranges are reminders of beautiful fall, and the yellows offer subtle memories of warm light of the countryside. maganda!
AnaRita (1741) 2009-09-14 4:42
Smooth colors and a relaxing view: no cars, no electricity posts. Just a colorful landscape to enjoy.
Thank you for sharing,
p.s. I've just read on your profile that you like to listen to Joni Mitchell. Well, since I discovered her music (only in 2007 - shame on me) I became and consider myself a great fan of her. Unfortunately I think she's not very known here and maybe even in the US (at least by the new generations).
- Copyright: Danilo Martinez (cunejo200) (7281)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-11-02
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D300, Nikkor 18-200 3.5-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR, Hoya Polarizer
- Exposure: f/5.3, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-11-02 17:30
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