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A shot from winter 2010 taken with my Nikon D7000. – This scene takes me straight in to one of HC Andersen’s fairy tales….
Shot at Buderupholm, Denmark.

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“Once upon a time…” was featured in Rural Around The Globe on 5 September 2011.
“Once upon a time…” was featured in All Water in Motion and Reflections on 6 September 2011.
Explored on 30 October 2011.
“Once upon a time…” was featured in First Things…on 5 November 2011.
Top Ten in ‘Snow in Europe’ challenge on 26 November 2011.
“Once upon a time…” was featured in HIGH QUALITY IMAGES on 2 December 2011.


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  • karina73020
    karina73020almost 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture!! love it!!

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 3 years ago

    great image Ulla magical shot

  • snapitnc
    snapitncalmost 3 years ago

    thats a frosty one ulla ,beautiful magical image,cheers mike

  • Tibby Steedly
    Tibby Steedlyalmost 3 years ago

    Ulla, this is so beautiful. A peaceful and lovely winter scene!

  • Emjaysea
    Emjayseaalmost 3 years ago

    Ah…three of the queen’s stepsons… Is that Elisa through the mist, bringing nettle shirts to throw over them? A magical, fairytale world I am already lost in…

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowalmost 3 years ago

    OH it’s lovely, Ulla……… so soft and endearing……
    Wonderful muted colors…… just lovely……..

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning work my friend..cheers Ulla.

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyalmost 3 years ago

    I love the mood in this beautiful capture ..definately a fairy tale scene ! – Love it ! xx

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52almost 3 years ago

    beautiful shot.

    Cheers Jude

  • MarieG
    MarieGalmost 3 years ago

    Wow! Great shot Ulla…and your title is perfect! An image that speaks so loud and introduces us to a wonderful story…The fog is simply magical…a real fairy tale! Great great work! X

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