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© Bill Van Gelder
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 5, 2010
TakenJanuary 4, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure1/80 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length70 mm
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Frozen till Spring, these cattails add contrast to the snow covered ice at the side of our ponds. In Spring all will turn green again, and these plants will be home to our red winged black birds.

46 responses

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    great shot!

  • Debby Adler

    Debby Adler gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    brrrr. freezy!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Oh yeah!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    A gorgeous capture, love the light!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    excellent capture, Bill

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Great and perfect for the theme!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    So effective . . .

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Simple but beautiful!! I love the contrast! Great entry!

  • Rich Klein

    Rich Klein said (5 Jan 2010):

    Good capture, great shot Bill

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    A most excellent entry.

  • Mary VanSinclair

    Mary VanSinclair gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    Beautiful contrast. Just lovely.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    Very nice votet

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    Very lovely!

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (5 Jan 2010):

    Very nicely done.

  • s w

    s w gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    great eye and perfect for the theme. fantastic capture. very nicely done!

  • Michael Kenney

    Michael Kenney gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    Very effective. excellent contrast.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Really love this shot, super entry..

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Excellent capture!!

  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    Excellent Capture!!!

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    Beautiful high contrast scene and a perfect entry for the category.

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    Great composition and photo.

  • Marie-Suzanne Nunes

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  • dp *

    dp * gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    Lovely frozen image. dp

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    Love it :) well done

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    Cattails in the snow! Beautiful find and capture.

  • James Garrison

    James Garrison gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    Very nice Bill.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    Simply elegant--the lines and the contrast balance this so well--tranquil

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    I love this very Artistic image my friend. Well worth a Frame!

  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    love this clean shot !

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (14 Jan 2010):


  • Elise Ange

    Elise Ange gave props (16 Jan 2010):

    Great shot! I really like its simplicity!

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (17 Jan 2010):

    Simple. Stark. Tight composition. Nice work.

  • Muhammad Qurban

    Muhammad Qurban gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    Great shoot! wonderful tone and what an awesome colors. love it

  • Samuel Zanti

    Samuel Zanti gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    Simple and Beautiful...

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    perfect....very well done....excellent lighting.

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    nice shot - caught my eye :o)

  • Pilar Flores

    Pilar Flores said (22 Jan 2010):

    A very elegant pic!

  • Joel Mcafee

    Joel Mcafee (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    fantastic !!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    I love cattails! This photo is outstanding, very simple and elegant.

  • Jenny Murphy

    Jenny Murphy gave props (24 Jan 2010):

    simply wonderful!

  • Felice Myra Boma

    Felice Myra Boma gave props (3 Feb 2010):

    wow.... this is really beautiful. Great shot

  • Alfonso Paz

    Alfonso Paz gave props (10 Feb 2010):

    Amazing effect. Simplicity is always the best choice in this king of captures.

  • John Berthold

    John Berthold said (20 Feb 2010):

    Shot like a Zen master. Great high contrast composition.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Simply elegant Bill, great image!

  • Shirley Hewes

    Shirley Hewes gave props (23 Feb 2010):


  • Melisa Linehan

    Melisa Linehan gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    wonderful photo!

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