Tag Archives: Winter

Perfect Symmetry

Sharp frosts and bright sunny days are days to be enjoyed and photographed. Especially when one is rewarded with an image like this. How do trees achieve this level of symmetry? I spotted this example late in the afternoon on … Continue reading

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A Brief Freeze

For a few brief days this past week we had a taste of winter. A smear of overnight snow, frosts, and sunny days. Blink and you would almost have missed it. We’re now heading back into wet, mild, and windy … Continue reading

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Winter as we knew it

The current weather is not especially photogenic, there’s not even fog or mist to add atmosphere. Yet again the weather has got stuck in a rut and I am reminded of the Nursery Rhyme that goes: ‘rain, rain go away, … Continue reading

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When Winter was Wintry

There was a time when the seasons were predictable – they were the staging posts of the year. The choreography was reliable, you knew what to expect and when it would happen. Winters were wintry in general. That meant the … Continue reading

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Looking in the mirror

Where there’s glass there will be reflections. This building was under construction last summer when we were in Zermatt. It’s always intriguing to imagine how a building will finally look when completed. Buildings have ‘sides’. A side that welcomes the … Continue reading

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Sundown is always a magical time of day, more so in the mountains when in the space of half a minute the light radically changes. I had come down early off the ski slopes on this particular day and caught … Continue reading

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Ice Curtain

When the legs are tired of skiing, it’s time to take a walk around Zermatt village. There is always something new or different to see. This winter started with a number of freeze-thaw cycles as the weather unpredictably changed. It … Continue reading

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