Autumn Mists

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9135

First Autumn Mist – Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9135

As we move into autumn mists form across Somerset following clear nights.  At this time of year it can be 20 degrees during the day but just 2 degrees at dawn.  As the temperature of the land drops the water in the warmer air condenses in layers across the flat countryside of the levels.

Soft Mists

To the north of Glastonbury the TV mast above the small city of Wells sits on one of the highest points of the Mendip Hills.  Below the streets of the city a covered in a white blanket of mist.

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9081

First Autumn Mist – Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9081

The colours warm as we turn towards the sun.  Hills such as Pilton rise up above the mist.

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9150

First Autumn Mist – Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9150

Pennard Hill is silhouetted by the sun and long shadows run across the top of the mist.

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9051

First Autumn Mist – Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9051

Every tree creates their own shadow that stretches out across the gently sloping fields and hedges.

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9071

First Autumn Mist – Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9071

Lone trees stand out through the mist.

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9119

First Autumn Mist – Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9119

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