Photo Essay

Natures snow formations

House and Leopard Formation

Finding anything beautiful to photograph in the winter time can present a challenge as the weather can sometimes be too cold to venture out for long.

This winter we have had more than our share of snow. It also has produced some phenomenal formations in the snowbanks and also on an icicle hanging on a branch.

I think I gained my interest in these things from my late father and his older brother who died before him. My uncle had an extensive collection of driftwood that had shapes and forms resembling animals. My father loved to carve figures from wood such as fish and birds which was his hobby after he retired.

I was delighted to stumble upon the few unusual snowbank formations that I did, on our property before the wind blew them away..it has sparked my interest to begin taking pictures of them... I hope to add more to my photo essay before the winter is over...

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9 responses

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (9 Feb 2011):

    excellent work!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (10 Feb 2011):

    Beautiful and original Andrea. My vote!

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (10 Feb 2011):

    A wonderful essay Andrea!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 Feb 2011):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Devin Hayes

    Devin Hayes gave props (11 Feb 2011):

    Great series!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (12 Feb 2011):

    Very artistic, Andrea. For sure my vote.

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (1 Mar 2011):

    my vote!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (1 Mar 2011):

    amazing photo series Andrea! voted.

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    Nice write, I hope winter ends soon. It is snowing here again today!

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