Thursday, January 30, 2020

A Cold Blast Of The Best Weather

I have some snowy shots for you today. Dundonald Park is in Centretown, near to where I live. This first shot is in early January.


One snowy evening, I took these two shots, a few streets apart, in Centretown.


The following day, I passed through the Glebe, photographing this view of a side street, waiting to be cleared.


A few minutes later, I photographed this view of the stadium at Lansdowne in the early morning light, with snow on the field.


This was taken on a different day back in Centretown, where piles of snow were accumulated on the sides of the road. These are removed in the days that follow a snowstorm, though it can take time.


Here we have three views of Dundonald Park, taken one sunny day.


And I finish with these shots at Dow's Lake, part of the Rideau Canal skateway. The wooded area on the far shore is the Arboretum.

44 comments:

  1. ...this weather is right up your alley, my friend.

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  2. Lucky you! Love that last shot!

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  3. You have to promise me that the winter weather will keep you there and not send to the Netherlands! Most of the flowers woke up here! Will be a disaster if the snow and ice come here ...

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  4. I go with Ella. Love the last shot.

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  5. You have snow !! I haven't seen a snowflake this year ! But flowers are start to bloom ! Far too early !

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  6. We miss the snow here this year, at least I can watch your photos.

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  7. Snow can have so many looks. I actually like a snowy winter.

    Janis GDP

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  8. Hello, it does look like winter there, lots of snow. Enjoy your day, wishing you a happy weekend ahead.

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  9. The narrowing of roads by piling the snow at the sides makes me crazy.

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  10. Wonderful to see all those snowy winter shots.

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  11. I’d like to have a picnic in those chairs!

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  12. Oh wow! Looks amazing William, could not be more different from my weather if it tried! Looks particularly beautiful when the sun is shining too. That last shot is a gem ✨

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  13. Thanks for sharing your very snowy photos, reminding me of what wintertime life is like elsewhere!

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  14. How nice to live so near the park. I love the last photo of the adirondack chairs by the lake.

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  15. We have no snow left here now. It has been a crazy winter!

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  16. You gave me a little chill. Brrr.

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  17. Many great winter scenes and it's of your favorite...snow!

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  18. @Tom: it certainly is.

    @Lady Fi: so do I.

    @Ella: that would be.

    @Francisco: thank you.

    @Iris: I may have to use it next winter for my winter header.

    @Gattina: we're having a bit of an odd winter regardless.

    @David: it certainly feels like winter today.

    @Marianne: I enjoy showing it all.

    @Janis: I do as well.

    @Eileen: thank you.

    @Anvilcloud: it makes it hard to navigate at times as a pedestrian.

    @Jan: a pleasure to show it.

    @Marie: it would make for a cold seat!

    @Grace: sunny days are rare in winter.

    @Barbara: it's typical here.

    @Jeanie: I do as well.

    @RedPat: that it has.

    @Sharon: that's the idea.

    @Stefan: that appears to be the consensus.

    @Red: always my favourite.

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  19. Those Muskoka chairs are very tempting. Very nicely located.

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  20. Too cold for this Desert Rat. Tweeted.

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  21. I enjoyed today, sunshine in the cold!

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  22. @Catarina: definitely.

    @Mari: cold is good.

    @Jennifer: we've had a few sunny days.

    @Happyone: thank you.

    @Maywyn: thanks!

    @Joanne: they are.

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  23. Such lovely shots. I enjoy winter, but it's much nicer to see it in pictures than to try to navigate around in it. Love those chairs, too. :-)

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  24. I enjoy winter and these shots reminded me of the snow that's no longer here on the ground. My favorite was the last shot of the 3 chairs as if they were waiting for people to sit in them.

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    1. Probably a better idea to sit in other seasons, though, as the seats are snow covered!

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  25. I love your first shot.
    Snow...and more snow. You're in your element, aren't you?

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  26. So fast its winter again. Like to see the white snow, but not to feel the cold of winter.

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  27. Wow! That certainly is a big 'cold blast' ~ great snow shots ^_^

    Happy Moments to You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  28. Impressive building and I like all the snow pictures.

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  29. The last photo is spectacular!

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  30. Great photographs here William … but my favourite is your last one.

    All the best Jan

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