A photo from my future home in Vermont. I hiked up into our backyard and took a shot through the trees, now that was no easy feat with out showshoes ( a nessasity for next year!) While walking up there I fell through the snow frequently up to my knees and occassionally to my hip, oh yeah we get snow in Vermont!
As you can see the house sits on the side of a mountain the chain of mountains in Vermont is the Apalachians a chain of mountains that goes from as far North as Maine and as far south as Georgia! There is a trail in the mountains that is 2,167-miles (3,488 kms) long along the ridge, The trail traverses Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Georgia. The Appalachian Trail is used by day, weekend and other short-term hikers, section hikers and thru-hikers. Thru-hikers hike the entire length of the Trail in one season. The views are amazing!
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aadilj (18102) 2008-04-03 5:11
Thats quaint and beautiful and indeed very ebautifully captured with such fine textures and tones. lovely work
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2008-04-03 5:40
When the snow is at its maximum is there any house left unburied?!!! Anyway it looks fantastic. It is a nice picture and i hope you will enjoy living there.
t0bs (147) 2008-04-03 6:21
It's a beautiful shot of a very beautiful place. You're lucky to have your future house located in such area. Though I would hate the cold, I would love to spend some times there, especially within your seemingly warm house.
You managed to capture a beautiful light in a time of the year which doesn't offer such opportunity quite often. The leaves of the trees, with the light, create a warm atmosphere to an otherwise cold and dead view.
pablominto (53744) 2008-04-03 6:21
Ahhh, this is intetresting to see!
Quite different from where you live now, and the surroundings are no doubt rural...
I like the location in the forest, otherwise the view is of a most familiar kind!
izmirli (3987) 2008-04-03 7:29
merhaba dear donna
wonderful winter picture.wonderfulş forest and house.well done.
GUYOFF (901) 2008-04-03 9:12
White, blue, purple, green, lot of colors here, I like this picture...
Really, It s great to have this kind of picture in TE
gracious (20025) 2008-04-03 10:11
Thank you for sharing your beautiful new home in Vermont, very beautiful environment and surrounding, my congrat!
beautiful lighting from the sun in good sharpness, warm colouration and details in the shot!
wishing you and family well in the coming stay in the house
TopGeo (38206) 2008-04-03 13:19
Hi Dona! Yes! amazing your new house. Splendid the place and the point amazing, Good stay. The region of mountains impressive and the trees and the snow add winter atmosphere other the other seasons will be dreamed..
pierrefonds (59354) 2008-04-03 18:14
The trees are a natural frame around the house. The point of view leads our eyes towards the mountains. The reflection of the light on the snow brings out the colors. Have a nice day.
lousat (81098) 2008-04-04 15:07
Ooooo Donna,what a beautifull place,i'm sure you will made a great party whit all TE's friends when you will go in this wonderfull home..eheheh...my compliments for the choice and fot the pic,have a nice day,Luciano
gunbud (34066) 2008-04-04 19:15
Congratulations on your new home which is located in a lovely setting in this narrow notch along the Long Trail. Excellent winter image with nice lighting that lays soothing shadows on the deep snow.
elihesamian (26149) 2008-04-05 9:32
really a beautiful winter scene that you share it with us with this nice photo,Thanks!
a well captured shot and great details and colors you reached.and also a good composition you managed here,I like this winter atmosphere,Thanks,
jlbrthnn (76037) 2008-04-05 9:49
Which beautiful small nest to live quiet. I is jealous, it is too beautiful:) It is a very beautiful place of which you already made a superb image. Congratulation for the photograph and acquisition.
Good evening and weekend
kiwi_explorer (12209) 2008-04-06 0:56
You're lucky to have a property like this ... nice to get away place from the hustle and bustle of the city life... must be exciting time for you. You've captured this lovely scene wonderfully ... in fact you can have your own private skifield with all that snow :) All the best settling to your new home. Tfs
peco85 (921) 2008-04-08 9:42
Still looks like home to me:) just not that wast around my parents house. How far is it to you neighbour? It seemed a bit lonely:) Lovely picture but take a closer one as well with the view from your house. from here it seems that it's amazing:)
NellyD (1874) 2008-04-27 7:41
Wow, that must be great to have your future home in a place like that, lucky you!
It looks very beautiful, the location, the house, I like this picture very much. I can imagine the views being amazing :-)
Thanks for sharing!
rajiv_077 (1412) 2008-05-16 23:40
Sorry for very late commenting on your pictures, This looks very nice, so lovely and beautiful place and picture too. I really like the strong composition, That house through the trees looks wonderful. A great framing too.
XOTAELE (476) 2008-06-30 12:23
Interesante comentario e imagen que lo ilustra.
Buen PoV y nitidez.
Hendrika (655) 2008-07-08 3:28
Because I have not seen you for quite a while, I decided to check up on you and glad I did. I don't spend time anymore on TE, but I'm glad I took a look and could see your new home.
A wonderful picture of yet another wonderful place!
Hope you all are happy and healthy.
PS No need for a return visit, because I hardly ever check.
nanauhauer (761) 2008-08-05 6:52
Nice composition in this photo.
The colours are so good too.
resat1972 (7492) 2010-01-25 6:02
very beautiful shot. I like tree with snow.
- Copyright: Donna Rasmussen (captainsgirl) (3448)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-03-14
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon Rebel XTi, canon 18-55mm.
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-04-03 5:03