I was driving through Virginia with beautiful hills and fluffy clouds everywhere. I had to pull over and get out the camera when I saw this combination.
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The Silent Bridge
A local bridge here in Prestonsburg, that spans the Big Sandy River and CSX railroad, on a quiet and foggy Sunday morning.
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I took this picture on the same Sunday morning outing that I photographed the bridge in the above picture. In fact, it was taken from that bridge.
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The Big Sandy River
This is another picture taken on the same Sunday morning as the previous two photographs, and taken from the overlook provided by the bridge featured above. It was a productive stroll!
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Water and fog. Is that the sun?
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Early Morning Glow
I like to take pictures on foggy mornings. Can you tell?
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The Road Ahead
Roads are great! They provide a strong line to lead our eyes through pictures. And they provide metaphors for life itself. Who knows what lies beyond that curve ahead?
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A road and railroad intersect. The "By-pass" referenced on the sign is a dirt road that can be used if a train happens to be blocking the main one.
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Coal on the Tracks
I guess this one is pretty self-explanatory.
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The Cumberland Mountains of Eastern Kentucky, as seen from Pine Mountain near Whitesburg.
Eliminating the color of a tulip lets us examine its other features - its shape and tones, and the delicacy of its petals.
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