Monday, February 11, 2013

Abstract Snow

I knew it was to be temporary, but I didn't know exactly what I'd find.
Yesterday I went wandering with camera instead of sketchbook at Portland Head Light. (Today it's raining.)
The play between the drifts from the previous day's blizzard & the shadows from the mid-morning sun created a landscape that I identified as part some other planet, not my little world of the expected.
I found myself knee deep in snow in places, & on bare ground in others, sometimes with sudden transitions.
 It was no longer snow or drift or shadow. I was a part of a magnificent natural masterpiece.
If I was a bit disoriented, it was with pleasure.
Several other dramatic landscapes & formations revealed themselves too, all within the very small area of this seaside public park! More to come tomorrow!

8 comments:

  1. (we kind of traded 'norms' today; you posted photos and i posted a drawing. :) i did 24 mos. of drawings as giveaways in a row, then took january off. if you ever want to see the others i've given away, i have a tab called 'my giveaways' on my blog. some better than others...) :)

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  2. Very sculptural...amazing patterns and shadows

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  3. Your photos are fantastic. What artistic snow sculptures all created by nature. Amazing what beauty she can render. Looking forward to more tomorrow. -- barbara

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  4. These images a beautiful! They remind me of glaciers. I especially like the texture under your shadow.

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  5. Oh my! Your photos are stunning and you have captured the snow drifts as works of art... exquisite sculptures of nature.

    Bises,
    Genie

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  6. Marvelous poetic pictures...

    Pierre

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  7. I'm very imlpressed by all this snow! I like this idea, to see it as a new landscape, from an other planet.; that's so true! a magic post!

    PS: "un sac poubelle" is a plastic bag where to put garbbage.Not an usual cloth, except for B.Cooper in the movie! :o)

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