Waiting for the fog to go down
I arrived about 16h pm to Montserrat, where I had to meet with Esther in order to investigate new photographic locations. All the way watching a flawless blue sky: the enemy of all nature photographers. However, in the last turn that leads to the parking, the first fog began to appear suggesting that we could finally do something worthwhile to coinciding with the sunset.
So we started the short excursion that would take us to the precise location where my personal challenge was to improve a photograph that I made a couple of years ago and witch got messed up because of a fatal error (I forgot to remove the stabilizer while using the tripod).
When we got on the top a wave of clouds covered us for complete and both the blue sky and landscape simply disappeared, while the sun was getting lower. It seemed that visibility was impossible improve and the possibility of enjoying the sunset went away. The sun, appeared as a ball of light that dyed the sky orange and illuminated the white dense mist that became the only landscape.
Unmotivated and frozen by a strong wind that kept blowing hard, all seemed to be lost. However, with the last ray of sunshine the cloud we were in dropped down, and revealed the stone needles of Montserrat and in our back, a never ending sea of clouds.
The desire to photograph returned again to us, using the last of the evening light and the output of the first stars. Finally I managed to improve that picture from long ago, with Montserrat appearing in the fog at night and, though the sky was bright due to strong luminous pollution and the proximity of a moon about to leave, Orion began to stand up while we left (click on the picture, this is great and much better appreciated Orion).
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