I know some may be tired of even thinking about cold weather much less seeing photographs of the ice that comes with it. It has finally been quite cold, in fact, bitter enough with -20°F and winds of 40mph that even I cut short a trip to again photograph ice last weekend.
But the past several weeks have allowed some remarkable ice formations here in Central Vermont. Maybe you could get a warm cup of tea and just enjoy the many different miracles this crystal of water can be. Please take time to click on each image to see it in a larger size.
Some was icy feathers formed as water vapor freezes along the edges of a stream.
In other places a similar process resulted in crystals that we several inches long and deep, virtual needles of ice.
And along the edges of part of the river it was clear the water levels has changes slightly leaving two layers of ice frozen at different times and in different ways to create complex patterns.
I know I always look forward to the many variation cold weather can do to water and this winter has just fueled that interest. Please feel free to share this post with others, and, if you are so inclined, maybe enjoy some of the other thousands of images I’ve posted over the years.
This was a wonderful water journey to start my day. My mind is spinning about future work. Dianne
I am thrilled to get your post. I have admired your photos for many years.
Thank you, Mary! Ditto regarding your woodcut prints!!
With a cuppa warm tea in hand, your ice photos were a delight…especially the fringes of icey lace bordering the water’s edge. Thanks for sharing, once again, your awe about Nature’s amazing ways.