22
Feb
09

Like Diamonds

292. Snow or Ice

292. Snow or Ice

After a 12 inch snowfall spanning the last two days, I had to go outside with my camera this morning. After all, the sun was shining! Started out bitter cold at 9˚F, but after I’d jumped in and out of the car a dozen times, I started getting warmer. I spent the last hour capturing bits of beauty at the local botanical gardens. I thought it had warmed considerably. When I checked the weather, the temperature had risen to 15˚. Hmm. Guess it is all a matter of perspective.

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15 Responses to “Like Diamonds”


  1. 1 leftwinglucy
    February 22, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    Very beautiful shot! It is sometimes exciting to get out in the cold and snap a few shots. It’s one of my favorite things to do.

  2. 2 tmcchesney
    February 22, 2009 at 4:14 pm

    Love all the “sparkles” you captured in the snow! This is gorgeous!!

  3. 3 iheartfilm
    February 22, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    I miss the snow. It can make for some really neat photography.

    Chris

  4. February 22, 2009 at 6:18 pm

    I wish I knew about photography when we lived in Minnesota. There were some sights there that only remain in my memory. Love looking at diamonds!

    • 5 Bo
      February 24, 2009 at 9:36 am

      You are right, Esther. I complain some about the long winters, but they offer many photo opportunities. So I guess I better not complain too loud.

  5. 6 Mary Lou
    February 22, 2009 at 6:47 pm

    Perspective it is!! You sure captured it here along with the gorgeous (only in the photograph!!) snow.

  6. February 22, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    Snow is very hard to capture. Your diamonds show up very nicely, and then throw in the solitary bit of color really makes it pop. Great shot.

  7. 8 Kim2900
    February 22, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    Great eye and great capture!

  8. 9 Karen S.
    February 22, 2009 at 10:11 pm

    Beautiful champagne powder – a skier’s dream. How lovely to see the dried flora popping up on the diamond landscape – pure fantasy.

  9. February 22, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    Simply gorgeous! Love everything about it!

  10. February 23, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    Very beautiful shot! I like it!!!
    =)

  11. 13 Gandalf
    February 24, 2009 at 7:39 am

    Almost doesn’t look like real snow – it’s white & not slushy

  12. February 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    The sparkles in the snow are magical, especially in contrast to that barren plant.


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