Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Blizzard

Winter is great for a black and white mood in a photograph, particularly on those snowy days when blue skies are elusive. This photograph from March was during a snowstorm.  I was a minute's walk from my front door, in Brewer Park in Old Ottawa South. I am thinking of using this shot for a winter header in a couple of weeks or so.


50 comments:

  1. Why are you waiting a couple of weeks or so? Winter is here, now. Muhahahah.

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  2. Lovely.
    It is winter already here in many states, post it already !

    cheers, parsnip

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  3. I love it! We got snow here in Montreal today and I was enjoying it. :)

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  4. Winter, apart from other things, such as cold, is the source of imagination for you artists.
    Nice shot !

    Tomás.

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  5. Yeah - that would make a good wintery header; makes me shudder just looking at it.

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  6. A beautiful picture, hope we will have some snow too in some future.

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  7. Good grief! You had me there for a moment. I thought this was a photo from yesterday. :-)

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  8. Sometimes it can feel colder when there isn't snow on the ground. I'll bet you'll get some great photos this winter!

    Janis
    GDP

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  9. There's more heading your way!
    Jane x

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  10. Nasty but pretty at the same time lol !

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  11. It is a beautiful image: you are right to use it as header!

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  12. Beautiful picture, William, I really like it, but wait a bit with cold wintry photos :-)

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  13. @Whisk: well, I've got another black and white that I'm thinking of that'll come up tomorrow.

    @Hilary: snow's a good thing!

    @Parsnip: I'll probably wait til December to change headers.

    @Linda: we had it off and on all day yesterday.

    @Bill: it was a cold day, and quite stormy.

    @Tomas: thanks!

    @Mike: it's either this one or the one for tomorrow.

    @Marianne: snow would be good for the Netherlands.

    @Revrunner: well, we did have winter weather yesterday.

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  14. @Janis: I hope so!

    @Sharon: cold's a good thing!

    @Jane and Chris: plenty more would be welcome.

    @Country Gal: thanks!

    @Luis: thank you.

    @VP: I'll see what the reaction is to tomorrow's pic.

    @Tex: I know, the cold's lovely.

    @Karl: as far as I'm concerned, the winter can last into late April.

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  15. It's only November and I've already seen more snow than I want to!

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  16. I would guess that by March I would be getting pretty tired of all the snow and cloudy days. Maybe that's just me.

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  17. It sounds very blustery and cold and snowy up your way. I saw on the news this morning that parts of Buffalo, NY, got 3 FEET of snow! Yikes. A snowy header shot would be great!

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  18. It would make a lovely header photo. I enjoyed the comment you wrote on my blog post William, made me smile.

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  19. How can it be so cold already! I'm just envious :) Beautiful shot William, will make a fab header shot.

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  20. It is just a gorgeous shot! I am getting the feeling you don't mind the snow...I love seeing it and hope we get some this year too.

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  21. @Norma: you're getting a good deal early on in your part of the continent.

    @Judy: I don't think I can get enough of the winter, even if I've slipped and fallen twice in one day.

    @Lowell: Buffalo gets influenced by lake effect snow, so they get a lot of it.

    @Denise: thank you!

    @Grace: I'll see what the reaction is like for tomorrow.

    @Lauren: I love the snow!

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  22. Whew! I got worried that it was of today. Lots of snow I hear off the Great Lakes today. The dreaded 'lake effect' snow. Curses!

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  23. Definitely a good photo and would be a good header, too....I'm so glad you'll get this snow and not me....I just can't take winter anymore. But I do admit snow is wonderfully beautiful.

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  24. Such a beautiful photo. I think it'll be a great winter header!
    It's been seriously cold lately. I love seeing snow and landscape covered in white, but still, I hope not to have snow too soon :-)

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  25. Yuck! I'll wait until March to see this, thank you.

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  26. Go right ahead with the header. Oh my ahead, header... :-)

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  27. That looks really cold. Perfect for a winter header :)

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  28. At first I thought you got some serious snow but then read your text. It's a great photo and will make an excellent header.

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  29. That's a nice winter shot, William. But actually I was expecting a more recent shot, because we are seeing shots of a lot of snow in Canada and the US ...

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  30. @Birdman: three of the best words in the English language: lake effect snow.

    @Bibi: If I get tired of it, there must be something wrong with me.

    @Tamago: what we've got now will probably stay.

    @RedPat: that is much too late!

    @Ciel: I'll hold off til December!

    @Marleen: thanks!

    @Peter: thank you!

    @Bill: we got about ten centimetres yesterday. Today has been colder but no snow.

    @Jan: I'll be getting to winter shots soon enough.

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  31. This just makes me cold looking at it! :)

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  32. Brrr! That would be a nice header photo. Stay warm!

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  33. BBBRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!



    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>

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  34. wow, that look so cold. we are in the 20s and so cold. no snow though. so i don't know what is worse or better??! ( :

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  35. It is a nice photo, William. Is that really B+W, or just a colored photo at a time when there wasn't much color?

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  36. Somebody flipped a switch and here we are in winter! Whenever you post this it will be a lovely header.

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  37. @Meradeth: that's the idea!

    @Mari: it was a cold day!

    @Pat: tea helps!

    @Cloudia: cold is good for you!

    @Beth: I do like seeing the snow.

    @Jack: in this case, not much colour at all, so it filled the bill of what I was doing.

    @Kay: it's a tossup between this one and tomorrow's pic.

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  38. I feels like winter here although we haven't had any real snow yet.

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  39. We have snow here already with more promised for this afternoon. Yep, it's boot and heavy coat weather!

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  40. It's time, dude! Time for this as a header! I love it!

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