Connaught Waters

By SlowSong
Went out yesterday to see if I could catch some snow but it was too warm and this is all that was left. Waterlogged fields and flooded paths and forest. Squelch, squelch.

Tags: Floods Forest General Black and white Flowers and plants Wildlife and nature

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16 Jan 2013 3:40PM
A superb mono composition, great tones and reflections

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
16 Jan 2013 3:51PM
The 'squelchiness' of it still makes for a great image, Chris. Carol
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
16 Jan 2013 3:51PM
Stunning image,
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
16 Jan 2013 3:54PM
About same here, Chris, but today was very frosty with all the trees and foliage an a white covering. A fine capture despite your disappointment with good reflections Smile
Trev Smile
16 Jan 2013 4:00PM
Always a magical place, Chris, like the textures and relections in the water! Do you like what they've done there with all the decking at the farthest end? I think it's lost some of it's natural beauty.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
16 Jan 2013 4:04PM
This is a great photo !!Grin
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
16 Jan 2013 4:24PM
lovely mono work Smile
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
16 Jan 2013 4:28PM
Resembles Florian swamps Wink Chris, like the mono !!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
16 Jan 2013 4:58PM
Strong shapes and a contrasty mono with the snow dusting, looks good Chris. At least you don't need a gang plank to get out of your car in the car park now!!

mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1500 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 5:14PM
Clever observation/processing, the whiteness marks the border between reality and reflection.
Cropping off the top, down to the top edge of the water, is interesting...
16 Jan 2013 6:18PM
i can feel the squelchiness up here in leeds
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 6:31PM
Looks very swampyTongue Good shot!
meniko 5 Cyprus
16 Jan 2013 6:33PM
love the reflections and this thin ice crust Smile
works very well in mono!
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:17PM
A wonderful observed and captured image which works really well in mono

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
16 Jan 2013 8:55PM
stark contrasts and dark , dark water
and then there is the ice----

You must be having winter

an ice cold winter to match it!
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
16 Jan 2013 11:14PM
Lovely reflections. Great shot.

RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 11:23PM
Squelch, squelch is about right! And not even a dusting for us ... yet!

nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
17 Jan 2013 12:14AM
Wonderful black and white!
17 Jan 2013 5:49AM
Mono gives a perfect feeling.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:30AM
That's different but certainly doesn't look squelchy! Love it!
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1833 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 6:21PM
Perfectly suited to mono. I like the way you have concentrated on the water and reflections, and I particularly like the V's formed by the little bits of snow that were left.

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