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© Dave Lehl
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UploadedNovember 29, 2008
TakenMarch 16, 2006
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark II
Exposure1/2000 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length115 mm
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I found this little guy behind my hotel in Park City, Utah one day.

167 responses

  • ! Priscilla Joyner

    ! Priscilla Joyner gave props (28 Nov 2008):

    Cute, quirky, simple picture.....that's what I love about it!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (28 Nov 2008):

    well done!

  • Jacqueline

    Jacqueline gave props (28 Nov 2008):

    Hahaha oh no! Great shot!

  • Andrea Alzmann

    Andrea Alzmann gave props (28 Nov 2008):

    I'm melting......Great job!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   said (28 Nov 2008):

    Poor Frosty.......clever shot as well!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (29 Nov 2008):

    awesome shot!

  • Belinda Berglof

    Belinda Berglof said (8 Dec 2008):

    simple perfection

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    This is an instant favorite! I LOVE this photo!!!!!! I wish I'd taken it LOL

  • Andrew Manley

    Andrew Manley gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    freaking awesome and sad at the same

  • Jacqueline

    Jacqueline gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    I love it! Great shot... very funny, too.

  • ray hatfield

    ray hatfield gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    how'd you do that without any footprints in the snow?

  • Tijana Cvjetićanin

    Tijana Cvjetićanin said (24 Dec 2008):

    perfect for the theme!

  • Lara Hansen

    Lara Hansen gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    ah po' little guy!

  • Rima Campbell

    Rima Campbell said (24 Dec 2008):

    simple and cute. nice photoshopping of your footprints too.

  • Justin Van Leeuwen

    Justin Van Leeuwen gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Wicked - reminds me of Calvin and Hobbes.

  • Gino Massarani

    Gino Massarani said (24 Dec 2008):

    very cool!

  • Ramon Terrado

    Ramon Terrado (Deleted) said (24 Dec 2008):

    Great photo!

  • sue pelley

    sue pelley said (24 Dec 2008):


  • Michael Tobia

    Michael Tobia gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Love it!

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    awesome! like a drowning man

  • Lee Down

    Lee Down said (24 Dec 2008):

    That's a great photo Dave. Do you mind if I use it for a blog-post? It's the kind of photo that can inspire a lift-me-up sort of story. :)

  • jude mcconkey

    jude mcconkey gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    An amazing find and photo. I love how he seems to have melted away. Should be printed and framed.

  • Kelsey C

    Kelsey C said (24 Dec 2008):

    haha this is great! i love it

  • Ricardo Ramos

    Ricardo Ramos said (24 Dec 2008):

    this is awesome!

  • Maria MacLellan

    Maria MacLellan gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    This is a HOT photo. Nice simplistic composition. Like your other photos too but don't have time to comment.

  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    great shot and frozen creature!!!

  • Dave Lehl

    Dave Lehl said (24 Dec 2008):

    Thanks for all the comments!! Actually there was no photoshopping done on this shot. I actually just found him like that!
    Thanks Everyone!!

  • Aimee Goggins

    Aimee Goggins gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    great shot!

  • Tina Epperson

    Tina Epperson gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Awesome photo! And congratulations on Photo of the Week!

  • Tiffany Niewohner

    Tiffany Niewohner gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Wizard of Oz "snowman" style!! Love it!!!!

  • Helen Fast

    Helen Fast (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Wow! Looking at this photo instantly takes us back to those days of snow and building snowmen! Great photo; How awesome you discovered Frosty just before he left!

  • Brian James

    Brian James said (25 Dec 2008):

    What a fantastic find.. and a great capture!

  • Eduardo Martinez

    Eduardo Martinez said (25 Dec 2008):

    nice shot... and nice photoshop work...

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (25 Dec 2008):

    Awesome! Perfection.

  • Christine Kornett

    Christine Kornett said (25 Dec 2008):

    Soooooo cute!!! Happy you found it!

  • Acacia Diciaccio

    Acacia Diciaccio (Deleted) gave props (25 Dec 2008):

    so cute!

  • Steph Tornquist

    Steph Tornquist said (25 Dec 2008):

    this is great!

  • William McDonald

    William McDonald gave props (25 Dec 2008):

    very creative, awesome composition!

  • Glen Marten

    Glen Marten gave props (25 Dec 2008):

    As the Wicked Witch once said..."Help me, I'm melting". Fantastic find. Love your stuff. (:o}>gm

  • Jamie

    Jamie gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    Smashing good photo

  • Lill-Veronica Skoglund

    Lill-Veronica Skoglund (Deleted) said (26 Dec 2008):

    This is just awesome. Cool concept, nice composition, everything.

  • efilandevol

    efilandevol (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    loooovve this!!!!

  • 'nita Jean

    'nita Jean gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    Perfect find and comp!! LOVEIT!!

  • Bonnie Fassler

    Bonnie Fassler said (26 Dec 2008):

    This is sooooo cute!

  • Jeff Nelson

    Jeff Nelson said (26 Dec 2008):

    You're the MAN! What up bud?

  • Amparo Torres Olaya

    Amparo Torres Olaya said (26 Dec 2008):

    so amaziing

  • Alexandru Vasilescu

    Alexandru Vasilescu said (27 Dec 2008):

    Absolutely great image! It has it all: composition, theme, spark... Congratulations!

  • Paola Svensson

    Paola Svensson gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Creative, and a great photo.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard said (27 Dec 2008):

    I like the way you isolated the subject in the upper right corner. It gives the photo that extra something that makes it special. Good job!

  • David Heffernan

    David Heffernan gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Simple is TERRIFIC. Great Shot!

  • Melissa Madison Fuller

    Melissa Madison Fuller (Deleted) said (28 Dec 2008):


  • ♥ Cairenn ♥

    ♥ Cairenn ♥ gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    What a Great find!!!!

  • Tatsiana Aliakseyeva

    Tatsiana Aliakseyeva gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    cool capture!

  • Alicia Rutkowski

    Alicia Rutkowski gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    "goodbye, cruel world...!" poor little guy! great shot, and congrats on "photo of the week"

  • Suze S

    Suze S (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    that's how i feel today. trapped.

  • Greg Adams

    Greg Adams gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    LOL! Perfect!

  • Robea Patrowicz

    Robea Patrowicz (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    that was an awesome find, but the way you captured it is what makes it so sweet! love your work.

  • Jen Kiaba

    Jen Kiaba said (30 Dec 2008):

    something so reminiscent of calvin & hobbes, which means i have to love it!!

  • Jenifer Nagle

    Jenifer Nagle gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    Thats a great shot!

  • Samantha Tomecko

    Samantha Tomecko gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    Alas, poor Frosty. Great photo! :)

  • Ingrid Froelich

    Ingrid Froelich said (30 Dec 2008):

    it made me grin a giggle. love.

  • Niki Conolly

    Niki Conolly gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    oh my how lucky! what a cutie!

  • alan shapiro

    alan shapiro gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    perfect shot on every level. kudos

  • mark yugawa

    mark yugawa   gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    terrific shot! well deserving of photo of the week

  • Jennifer Benmouna

    Jennifer Benmouna gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful shot. Amazing snow.

  • Jeff Zell

    Jeff Zell said (1 Jan 2009):

    Nice job with the WB on snow. And just an awesome shot.

  • Melanie Semosky

    Melanie Semosky gave props (2 Jan 2009):

    LOL! That's awesome!

  • Josie Mackerras

    Josie Mackerras gave props (2 Jan 2009):


  • j dixon

    j dixon said (2 Jan 2009):

    I really like this one- such a good find.

  • Vincent Sandoval

    Vincent Sandoval gave props (2 Jan 2009):


  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (2 Jan 2009):

    Very cute little snow person!

  • Su Lyn Ng

    Su Lyn Ng said (4 Jan 2009):

    omg it's so sad...
    love it

  • Laura Paulino

    Laura Paulino gave props (5 Jan 2009):


  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch said (6 Jan 2009):

    I love it!

  • Samantha Linton

    Samantha Linton gave props (6 Jan 2009):

    Very tim burton Nightmare before christmas - cool and spooky at the same time - great shot

  • Adam Cohen

    Adam Cohen gave props (7 Jan 2009):

    awesome wish i had that as a wallpaper or a postcard

  • Joe Panella

    Joe Panella said (7 Jan 2009):

    I love it!

  • Tamara Lukie

    Tamara Lukie (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2009):

    This is a wicked shot!

  • Lacy Wittenburg

    Lacy Wittenburg gave props (8 Jan 2009):

    Lucky shot!!!

  • Halliwell Photographics

    Halliwell Photographics said (9 Jan 2009):

    love it!

  • Inés Losada

    Inés Losada said (10 Jan 2009):


  • je suis moi

    je suis moi said (11 Jan 2009):

    Once upon a time, a long time ago there lived a giant Snowman.
    Be was born in the winter of 2008. As the winds, and sun and continued snows came......................................

  • Antreas Kollias

    Antreas Kollias said (12 Jan 2009):

    thats the Photo i need for Cristmas!

  • Alessio Mesiano

    Alessio Mesiano gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Very cute! I love it!

  • Paul Folwell

    Paul Folwell said (12 Jan 2009):

    Exellent combination of whimsy and pathos... what's NOT to love about this phograph? Well done!

  • Keith Kamicar

    Keith Kamicar (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2009):

    love it !! excellent and perfect shot!

  • Terah Srethwatanakul

    Terah Srethwatanakul (Deleted) said (15 Jan 2009):

    So cute!

  • Natalie Wells

    Natalie Wells gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    HAHA that is the best winter photo I've seen so far!

  • Jinfeng Wu

    Jinfeng Wu gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    Love it!

  • Stuart Cowan

    Stuart Cowan said (17 Jan 2009):

    Nice find! I love the texture and the lighting!

  • Linda Ebarb

    Linda Ebarb said (17 Jan 2009):


  • Carol J.

    Carol J. gave props (18 Jan 2009):

    Cute! I love this!

  • Justin Winget

    Justin Winget   said (18 Jan 2009):

    I needed this one today! It's -5 here in Chicago, and were all in hibernation waiting for the snow to melt...

  • Detlef Rimkus

    Detlef Rimkus gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    excellent shot - perfectly captured!!!

  • Dave G

    Dave G said (22 Jan 2009):

    Cool Shot!

  • james stanciell

    james stanciell gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    great photo

  • Mr.O Techadiok

    Mr.O Techadiok said (27 Jan 2009):

    it's so... cute!!!

  • Ethan Wong

    Ethan Wong gave props (27 Jan 2009):


  • Marc Davison

    Marc Davison gave props (28 Jan 2009):

    Like a live cartoon death of a snowman! wicked!

  • Melissa Hearle

    Melissa Hearle said (29 Jan 2009):

    That's awesome!

  • Guinnevere Lee

    Guinnevere Lee (Deleted) said (30 Jan 2009):

    Everyone seems to have assumed that he melted - looks more to me like he got snowed in up to his chin! Nice shot.

  • StringsMan

    StringsMan gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    Just the right timing!

  • Sharon Wish

    Sharon Wish gave props (1 Feb 2009):

    This is such an amazing shot!! I love it!

  • Mark Jones

    Mark Jones gave props (1 Feb 2009):

    perfect shot.

  • Ashleigh Knott

    Ashleigh Knott said (2 Feb 2009):

    love it! mix of perhaps a slight melancholy and quirkiness at the same time. great

  • Troy Snow

    Troy Snow gave props (3 Feb 2009):

    this is Freakin' outstanding! Great shot;o)

  • heather ryan

    heather ryan gave props (6 Feb 2009):


  • Olivia Rose

    Olivia Rose said (7 Feb 2009):

    i love it!

  • Donald Horton

    Donald Horton said (9 Feb 2009):


  • Sarah H.

    Sarah H. gave props (10 Feb 2009):

    simple but well done! i love it :)

  • pop500km

    pop500km said (10 Feb 2009):

    so cute,,love it toooo ;-)

  • David Bunting

    David Bunting (Deleted) said (11 Feb 2009):

    Great shot, made me smile


    HAROLD BOYLE gave props (12 Feb 2009):

    woo hoo, this is nice.


    HAROLD BOYLE said (12 Feb 2009):

    serendipity, your karma was on overdrive that day, this is a photograph you should be exhibiting for the rest of your life!

  • Florence Berluteau

    Florence Berluteau gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    Such a good eye to frame it!

  • Lies Van Rompaey

    Lies Van Rompaey said (21 Feb 2009):

    This photo made me laugh. It made me think of the snow men in Calvin and Hobbes.

  • Martin Thomas

    Martin Thomas gave props (25 Feb 2009):

    excellent! love the shadows.

  • Cecelia Hill

    Cecelia Hill gave props (26 Feb 2009):

    Seen on jpgmag home page! Love it!!

  • Chelsea Hamilton

    Chelsea Hamilton (Deleted) gave props (3 Mar 2009):

    Mournfully cute. Very nice :)

  • Cat C

    Cat C gave props (4 Mar 2009):

    Awww...he's MELTING! Hurry, save him!

  • visithra manikam

    visithra manikam said (4 Mar 2009):

    oh my this is so cute

  • Mazzy McKinnie

    Mazzy McKinnie said (8 Mar 2009):

    love it

  • missy corrales

    missy corrales said (8 Mar 2009):

    i am shedding a tear for the snowman's demise....
    great shot!

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz gave props (12 Mar 2009):

    looks kind of like a mini Jabba the Hut snowman... fantastic find, and perfect capture!

  • Jeff Terranova

    Jeff Terranova gave props (12 Mar 2009):

    Very cool!

  • Tara Chavez

    Tara Chavez (Deleted) said (12 Mar 2009):

    Had to be a perfect find to get one like this.

  • Alessandro Casagli

    Alessandro Casagli gave props (13 Mar 2009):

    wow, very very very nice!

  • Johannes F Johannesson

    Johannes F Johannesson said (15 Mar 2009):

    Funny and well made

  • Karen England

    Karen England said (16 Mar 2009):

    That is too funny!

  • Christine Lukowicz

    Christine Lukowicz said (23 Mar 2009):

    he's so cute, i love it!

  • Jose Mª Adrover Montemayor

    Jose Mª Adrover Montemayor gave props (24 Mar 2009):

    great shot, congrats

  • Josh Dick

    Josh Dick gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    nice one dave, hilarious. how's life with Rome?

  • christa ward

    christa ward said (26 Mar 2009):

    ahaha. that's awesome.


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (27 Mar 2009):


  • Andrea Jeckering

    Andrea Jeckering gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    too funny! love it :)

  • Brad Hayne

    Brad Hayne gave props (4 Apr 2009):

    Cool shot, poor fella!

  • Lise Daes

    Lise Daes (Deleted) gave props (5 Apr 2009):


  • Cameron Tarnas

    Cameron Tarnas (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2009):


  • Marianne Pan

    Marianne Pan gave props (15 Apr 2009):

    i like it!

  • Giedrius Puodzius

    Giedrius Puodzius (Deleted) said (19 Apr 2009):

    Feel sorry for the guy...

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (3 Jul 2009):

    Very cool photo, it is like the Cambells soup commercial!! Very well done!!

  • Pernille Sue Winton

    Pernille Sue Winton gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    this plays any sentimental string in me and makes me smile broadly meantime, exellent job!

  • Clinton Brentwood Lee

    Clinton Brentwood Lee said (10 Sep 2009):

    This better win this category!

  • James Abbott

    James Abbott (Deleted) said (10 Sep 2009):

    Nice work, very imaginative.

  • Lindsey Welch

    Lindsey Welch (Deleted) gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    TOTALLY VOTED! Ive had this in my faves since you put it up. Woulda been cool in decay too!

  • J. Harris Blacklist

    J. Harris Blacklist gave props (22 Sep 2009):

    back to vote yes!

  • Mary Costa

    Mary Costa gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Hilarious! Love it.

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising   gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    aww, voted

  • Becca Bornstein

    Becca Bornstein (Deleted) gave props (1 Oct 2009):

    Cutest thing ever!

  • arno galtier

    arno galtier gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    héhé poor little snowman

  • Laurie McCormick

    Laurie McCormick said (16 Oct 2009):

    LOVE IT, made it a favorite.

  • Bhrahu P. Padmodiwiryo

    Bhrahu P. Padmodiwiryo gave props (19 Oct 2009):

    nice& my vote!

  • Lisa K. Gonzales

    Lisa K. Gonzales said (20 Oct 2009):

    I love this shot. Simple but still makes a statement.

  • Renee Rocole

    Renee Rocole gave props (25 Oct 2009):

    Great shot!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Yohana Ruiz Dávila

    Yohana Ruiz Dávila (Deleted) said (12 Nov 2009):


  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (12 Nov 2009):

    Very "cool" - got my vote ;o)

  • mac

    mac gave props (13 Nov 2009):

    this nails the theme like no other. great, amusing image!

  • Bonnie King

    Bonnie King gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    ha! love it

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (28 Nov 2009):

    back to vote

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (28 Nov 2009):

    BAck To Vote!

  • eric cahan

    eric cahan (Deleted) gave props (13 Mar 2010):

    awesome shot. a favorite. should be published

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (9 Nov 2010):


  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (2 Sep 2011):

    the best snow photo!

  • jeff case

    jeff case (Deleted) said (17 Nov 2011):

    way waaaaaay cool.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    Well done

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