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Frozen
03-JAN-2010

Frozen

It's been trying to snow here for the past couple of days, with flurries of small flakes which
melt as soon as they hit the ground. There is a dusting of snow on the mountains but
probably because we're so close to the coast, below sea level in fact, we haven't had
any significant snowfalls in years. I can remember heavy snow when I was a child which
sometimes led to us having days off schools and again shortly after I started working but
it's a long time since we've had snow of any depth.
It is cold though, colder than it's been for many winters.
These leaves were frozen in a layer of ice in a pot from the garden and I like how
the ice sparkled in the later afternoon sun.

Nikon D90
1/80s f/4.5 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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lisamidi09-Jan-2010 17:32
Lovely scene half way between autumn and winter colours.
slhoornstra06-Jan-2010 02:04
Beautifully captured, magical and sparkly it is. V
Neal Nye04-Jan-2010 12:30
I think if it were all covered with snow it still wouldn't look this cold! Frigid, even in the bright sun.
Mary Terry04-Jan-2010 02:58
We've had a long cold spell here as well. Great capture!
pkocinski03-Jan-2010 23:45
This is very nice - a mix of two seasons!
Phillip Normanton03-Jan-2010 22:07
Autumn and winter intermingled with some warm sunshine - excellent :o)
Patricia Kay03-Jan-2010 21:46
Beautiful image Mairead...I love frosty shots, they have a magical look....We are knee deep in snow with more on the way and its -20 tonight....coldest winter we have had in the past 5 years...BV
Johnny JAG03-Jan-2010 21:18
I like your icircle.
pkocinski03-Jan-2010 20:34
Very nicely done.
Colin Storey03-Jan-2010 20:21
Well seen and taken, we have snow forecast for all of next week, getting tired off it now. v
Nicki Thurgar03-Jan-2010 20:06
I love beech leaves, so colourful even in the depths of winter - perfect light & exposure!
Keith O'Brien03-Jan-2010 19:41
Oh yes, very nicely composed and great lighting. V
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