photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
Ian Cameron | all galleries >> Transient Light >> Scotland. > Ice Fagin
previous | next
Ice Fagin
Ian Cameron

Ice Fagin

Loch A Chroisg, Achnasheen, Scotland

When I first saw this old birch tree looming out of a dense freezing mist around the shoreline of Loch A Chroisg, I saw the head of a white haired bearded old man perched on a scrawny neck. I immediately thought of that old crook Fagin with his hooked nose and furtive look, and I found myself humming the theme tune to the musical Oliver. I still can't get past the image of Fagin even though three years have gone by since I took the shot. It goes without saying that this was some of the hardest hoar frost I have ever encountered and I have rarely had a more productive day's shoot. For a few minutes the rising sun stained the mist pink and Fagin looked slightly embarrassed.

NEW!! Photographic workshops and masterclasses and fine art cards are now available at TRANSIENT LIGHT

Pentax 67 II ,90-180 zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
Unfiltered, f/22 at 4 Seconds. full exif

other sizes: small medium original
share
Gaétan Bolduc08-Dec-2014 17:22
Great capture
MarcViskens27-Jun-2013 18:00
exceptional work
very well done
marc
Robbie D7020-Jan-2013 20:54
The thumbnail has a Fagin look to it but the full size is just beautiful.
Pete Hemington19-Jan-2013 21:31
That is a remarkable find and well captured
sebas veldhuisen19-Jan-2013 16:33
Beautiful! Those bearded characters on the side of a lake are often poets ;)
Type your message and click Add Comment
It is best to login or register first but you may post as a guest.
Enter an optional name and contact email address. Name
Name Email
help private comment