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12 Snowtographs

By LynneJoyce  
This time some (almost) dog free Snowtographs taken during my first jaunt out with the camera since discharge from hospital. A covering of snow has the amazing ability to make the most unprepossessing of areas look magical and I'm extremely grateful for that as my jaunts are limited to the immediate area with just the camera (camera bag too heavy).

I'm a great fan of sophisticated gadgetry so bought a raincoat for my camera. However it is such a damned fiddle to put on that I resorted to the much less sophisticated plastic bag and elastic band for this lot. You will see from V4 that it was snowing quite heavily during this jaunt and the plastic bag arrangement served me pretty well.

They are in no particular order of preference, though I confess I do like the image of the girls next door's snowman and snow dog in V2. Yes I know that it would have been a much better image if I had got down for a much lower POV but I can't get down and up again at the moment. Please note that I sought and got the permission of the next door neighbours to take this shot.

Anyway, thanks for looking and I hope that you enjoy at least some of them.

Tags: Photo journalism Landscape and travel

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 3:35PM
V1 and v2 are my favourites in this lovely selection Lynne SmileSmile

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strokebloke 9 493 17 England
31 Jan 2013 3:36PM
Excellent Lynne.
All very good ~ up to your usual high standard Grin
You do prove the point that presentation is as important as content.
Nos. 3 & 7 for me.
Tibetan 5 3 England
31 Jan 2013 3:38PM
Snowman and his dog is great Lynne, but then again they are all great in their own right, makes a splendid set well done worth going out for, bet the dogs agree lol. regards Leon. bet you had enough after.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 3:40PM
A wonderful set of wintery compositions Lynne. For me the images depicting the snow covered Cemeteries are the most poignant. "At peace enveloped in a white frozen shroud"

Regards Nathan
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
31 Jan 2013 3:50PM
A magical set of snow scenes, Lynne, as I browsed through them I kept changing my mind on which was my favourite, until I reached V.12. That, for me, has the most wonderful light, a great composition, so very beautiful. Carol
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 3:57PM
A lovely set, Lynne. V6 for me, I think.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
31 Jan 2013 4:04PM
What lovely and beautiful winter scenes indeed .v1 ,v6 and v12 are my favorites ,very well done,
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
31 Jan 2013 4:17PM
the trees are all very good, the oval with ¿Gareth? and his dog is fantastic but the neighbours snow man and dog is absolutely hilarious.
greetings from +35Cº and so glad you are on the mend.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
31 Jan 2013 4:31PM
Glad to hear you're on the ment, Lynne. A fine set, love the title, v9 wins the composition competition Smile

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
31 Jan 2013 4:31PM
What a great set of images.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
31 Jan 2013 5:00PM
All beautifully composed and exposed Lynne, they are all excellent, glad you are up and about.


31 Jan 2013 5:14PM
Fantastic wintery images Lynne. Difficult to pick a favourite from them
9 10 10 England
31 Jan 2013 5:20PM
You always give us such a superb selection Lynne that it's well nigh impossible to choose a favourite but got to admit that V2 is very appealing.Smile
GarrathE 9 4 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 5:25PM
V3 is my favourite for the presentation. Really striking.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
31 Jan 2013 5:59PM
A wonderful array. So good to hear you are making such progress and what a great set to have captured in cold and no doubt treacherous conditions. I'm sticking with the simplicity of that stunning tree in V1.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1928 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 6:02PM
V2 - it's Tommy Cooper!
The graveyard shots are nearest to my photographic heart. We have a cemetery just beyond our house but I was too bone idele to venture there in the snow!
I do like them all but my pick of the bunch would be V3 it's a very good capture indeedand so well presented love it.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
31 Jan 2013 6:22PM
Snowman and snow dog make a great shot, Lynne: and with your first outing, you have captured a good selection of snow shots from near home. Although I have not gone through what you have, most of my recent shots are also from very close to home. Hope you keep well and gradually manage to travel further afield.
Kindest regards, Ronnie.
31 Jan 2013 6:44PM
A fantastic collection of photographs, Lynne!
Thoroughly enjoyable viewing, thank you!

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
31 Jan 2013 6:57PM
A superb set of snow scenes Lynne, v2 for the fun factor, v3, v4 and v9 are my favourites. It looks like you had a great time out in the snow getting these for us, and you may get another opportunity again over the weekend if the forecasters are to be believed!Wink
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 7:22PM
A super chocolate box selection and hope you'll be better soon.
31 Jan 2013 7:38PM
Super Snowy shots Lynne, a lovely set. BUT!!! roll on Spring Smile

John Smile
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 8:01PM
Fine set all varied and interesting
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
31 Jan 2013 8:34PM
V2 is so joyful and the rest is just great

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 9:09PM
Well done to you managing to get yourself and camera out!
a great set Lynne, and something to look at on those sweltering hot days...come summer!Wink
because of the challenge to you
I like them all!!!!Grin
LV426 9 7 4 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 9:34PM
Good little selection of snow scenes.
Nice one.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 11:16PM
Lynne what a fine set of snow images.It does make things look so much more special
I'll need to look hard for a favourite apart from the snowman with his wry smile.
V1, V3 and V6 really lovely.
The oval frame is great in V3
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
31 Jan 2013 11:52PM
V1 is beautiful, V2 is funny with that crooked smile and puppy, love them all actually.......Sandy
1 Feb 2013 7:35AM
I learnt a new word "Snowtograph" & a lot on presentation of a good work. Forwarded your link to my daughter to take some snow scenes err snotographs.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 7:57AM
Well captured Lynne - looks as if you enjoyed your jaunt! Love the snowman and snow dog!
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 11:55AM
A lovely set as always Lynne...................... V2 is my fave.......... I like how there has been more snowfall after the building. Glad to see you are on the mendGrinGrin
xwang 9 56 8
1 Feb 2013 2:08PM
Superb shots, Lynne. They are really artistically beautiful..
I take my hat off to you.Grin.. I looked out of the window, it was snowing, wondered if I should take a few photos or not..and then, I thought it was cold, I couldn't be bothered what ever...
1 Feb 2013 3:25PM
I love the snow ! All thepictures are so beautifully captured but I have to say my favorites are v2 and v9! Well done!
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
2 Feb 2013 12:50AM
A glorious set! PattiSmile
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
2 Feb 2013 7:32AM

Quote:Excellent Lynne.
All very good ~ up to your usual high standard Grin
You do prove the point that presentation is as important as content.

I echo that strongly.

Now I know there's no need for preference but had I to choose based on beauty alone, it'd be the tree ones and V4. Vs 1 and 4 topping the lot. But I have to say my FAVOURITE image here is V2 Grin I have NEVER seen a snowdog. Nor have I seen a Turkish snowman. I assume he's Turkish 'cos of the fez Wink The poor thing's got a bite taken out of him, though. Must be snowdog.

saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
2 Feb 2013 2:31PM

Quote:Please note that I sought and got the permission of the next door neighbours to take this shot.

Thay may well be so, but where's the model release from the snowman, Lynne?Grin
Good to see you are out and about, if not yet getting down and up again.

V1, after the fun of v2, because of the tree angle, I like the lean. and v12 for the receeding tree line.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 3:15PM
Worry not Malc, I got the model releases from both snowman and snow dog!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Feb 2013 3:35PM
A fine set of snowtographs, Lynne, and you certainly look to have got plenty of the white stuff! Wink
Trev Smile
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 6:39PM
snowmen just get it right dont they ???????
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 10:02PM
A cracking set Lynne with V3, Garrath and the dogs my favourite followed closely by V's 2 and 1.
It looks great on postcards etc but always glad when its gone. Keep well.
debu 8 India
3 Feb 2013 2:20PM
Lovely set of images,I like V9 & V11.
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 10:34PM
What a super set .Glad to hear you are feeling better....Phil
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 7:55PM
Had a bit of snow there then Lynne. They say there will be more coming tonight. Nice set of images you have. Shall make more opportunity of it if it hits this part of Derbyshire this time.
Un cuadro maravilloso. Yo no podria estar allí, el frio me mataria..
Jat_Riski 9 89 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 1:23PM
Great set Lynne.
milky 14 Wales
6 Feb 2013 10:12PM
Beautiful set Excellent snow scene
Ayoob 7 Australia
8 Feb 2013 9:00PM
FANTASTIC SET OF IMAGES-like all of them , Lynne.........GrinGrinGrin
Excellent set of frostographs, Lynne. We could see ice only in the refrigerator as we live in the tropical belt of our country. A n(ice) treat for us. - Raja.
Barjo 6 United States
12 Feb 2013 4:29PM
An outstanding series....This is a particularly fine example of your artistic work....Glad you are out and about and shooting-and feeling-well!
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 1:19PM
Super set of snow photos & its V2 for me.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 6:38PM
A marvellous collection Lynne, not sure why I have missed all of your photos, but I've added you to my connections now.

I hope you are well.
iancrowson Plus
8 211 146 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2013 10:46AM
Like them all, but V9 for me,

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