This is an interesting TOM entry. While Google translates La Chaux du Dombief as the lime of the dombief, I thought, "The path of the river," when I looked at the image. While there is a noticeable difference in the two, I still think both the main & the pano present a misty morning nicely. I've been away from the camera too, since the weather turned gray. While sunny days make me feel more like using my camera, it's often the bad weather days that give the best results.
guillaumejm (2018/12/05 22:01:49): Thank's pat
The easier part is "du dombief" which is a small river. It's source is in a village close to La Chaux de Dombief.
"La chaux", from wikipedia : it derivates from latin "columen" (summit, top, height ?)
Even as a retiree I must envy you this way to work. In the last years you could show us so many wonderful places, weather and light conditions ...
Here I like especially the a bit mysterious light conditions and the fog wavering in the village - wonderfully visible in the large version. A really beautiful morning - and moment. The undulating landscape is another attraction here.
Greetings from rainy and grey Westphalia!
The best way to work ever :-) Needless to say that I would do the same and make it a "stop and go" way to work. Wonderful to see the landscape change with the season while driving over the country roads every day. Definitely the late fall has began, nice the soft fog layer above the village.
The changing light can be tricky and requires quick action on the photographers part. One of the best ways to handle changing light is to anticipate and be ready for the moment and mood. Shooting in manual mode and controlling all of the camera parameters and using the tripod is the only way to capture the moment, IMO. Sometimes you win sometimes you loose but I think you get better results overall. Capturing an image on the way to work and worrying about the clock at the same time I have no answer for. Maybe going earlier and staying later at work if that is an option. You seem to live in a great photogenic region I can understand why you stop.
I like both the images (the main just a touch better). Rural France is so beautiful I think I might be late to work almost every morning.
You have a wonderful way to work and it is no wonder that you often want to stop and record the changing light and changing seasons. I would too. I like both photos, the pano a little more as it is a bit lighter and one can more clearly see the fog lingering over the village.