Friday, January 24, 2014

Frigid Views



pale blue opacity - icy stalagmites reach for a silvery sliver of moon

small stone

fingers aching painfully from the cold, I took a few quick photos and headed for warmth

this is a small portion of the Ice Castle along the Riverwalk in Breckenridge, taken about 8:30 AM with the Moon still hanging in the western sky 

23 comments:

  1. Oh, my. My fingers are aching here in balmy San Francisco. Brrrr.

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  2. Exquisite!
    Nature and photography at its best

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  3. That looks like the glacier ice in Alaska.

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  4. Oh WOW! This is absolutely gorgeous!

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  5. This looks so cool! Beautifully photographed, too!

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  6. What an interesting shot Barb. I like the angle too....we don't often think about going to ground level. Beautiful tones.

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  7. Beautiful if chilling. We need cameras that are voice activated so we can keep the gloves on.

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  8. Goodness, that is beautiful. Worth a few moments of discomfort to get this shot, no?

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  9. What a gorgeous shot. Thanks for enduring the chill.. tis a beauty.

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  10. Amazing shot. I too can feel the chill eminating from the blue ice and oh that moon! Beautiful work!

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  11. Holy moley -- that's amazing Barb!

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  12. What interesting shapes and forms, perfectly shown off against that blue sky.

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  13. Brrr...cold...but such beauty you captured! A lovely mindful moment.

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  14. Wooow ! Looks like ice-cream cones are standing. They are tempting me......!

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  15. I always send thanks to you for sharing your beautiful images and thoughts with us.... Added thanks this time for braving that cold.

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  16. Oh my goodness, this is beautiful but I can imagine the frigid cold and icy fingers as you captured this image. PS I hope the family emergency is only temporary and that all will be well quickly!!

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  17. Thinking of you and hoping/praying that all is well with your children and grandchildren. I'll look forward to your next post.

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  18. Sending good wishes that all is well with your family,
    Take care, Barb.

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  19. This is superb!
    Congratulations of being included in POTW.
    Truly well-deserved.

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