Still Learning To See


Continuing my exploration of sun, snow and shadows, I had great fun watching the changes on the snow as the clouds moved over and then away from the sun. A very flat, plain scene almost instantaneously became one etched with shadows and dimension.

This scene…

SImple-2-2… was transformed into this when the sun burst through



And a simple branch and snow without bright sun…



…took on new meaning with shadows:



At the end of a long snowshoe I was rewarded with this lovely, simple horizon in three shades:



Winter, especially late with the sun gaining height, is such a wonderful time to strip away complexity and reveal simplicity..


This entry was published on March 13, 2015 at 8:29 am. It’s filed under Abstract, John Snell, John Snell Photographer, Photograph, Snow, Vermont, Water and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Simplicity

  1. John, that last image is stunning!

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