95 thoughts on “The Edge of Winter

      1. No, that was outside ice skating. We have the chance to have an outdoor cooled ice rink in Quebec. I am skating since octobre. 🙂 I will show you some pictures of this soon!

  1. Especially the last one, it’s tone and texture is breathtakingly beautiful.
    What a hell of that strange pattern in those top two photo (in fact in the 3rd too) 🙂

  2. Very nice shots and treatments. We had a light snow fall, and this morning a freezing fog . . . the trees and shrubs look beautiful, and were it not for the 15 deg(F) temperature and 12mph winds and 4 deg(F) windchill, by golly I would be out there snapping away.

    . . . understand, I’m concerned for my equipment . . .

    1. I understand what you mean about protecting your camera but I go out even at -25 Celsius and am impressed at how the camera handles the cold. Of course at that temperature I can’t stay out too long myself! The cold temps make for magic pictures sometimes.

    1. Ah, you are not too far away. I never feel ready for winter, I find. But once it is here I try to embrace it fully! It’s very beautiful today with lots of snow on the ground, and more falling. Thank you!

  3. Wow! At the edge of winter, those dark lines in the thin ice seem to be hieroglyphes or runes that have something to to tell us, probably a reminder or warning: make sure to stay warm! Wonderful images!

  4. Intriguing pictures. In the top one, the cracks in the ice resemble stick figures, and I very much like the bottom picture, with that sudden contrast between the vaguely seen dark stems, and those that achieve a sudden sharpness in the open water. A

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