Snowy branches

A glowing band of light

Snowy branches.

A December sunset.

The time? A quarter to three in the afternoon!

The days are short.

But it’s not their length that I focus on, but their depth.

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45 responses

  1. Gorgeous, and serene.

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    December 16, 2010 at 17:02

  2. Absolutely gorgeous captures…love your depth. XX

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    December 16, 2010 at 17:36

  3. Those everlasting skies must do much to maintain sanity over the winter – wonderful as usual!

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    December 16, 2010 at 18:17

    • Sanity? What sanity? 😉

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      December 17, 2010 at 05:57

  4. Lovely

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    December 16, 2010 at 18:21

  5. So very beautiful.. the colours are so subtle but stunning.

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    December 16, 2010 at 18:43

  6. not their length but their depth…very nice…and beautiful pics…almost purple…

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    December 16, 2010 at 19:27

  7. really like that belt of pink in the sky behind the branch.

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    December 16, 2010 at 20:07

  8. lilalia

    Lovely sentiment about finding the depth of the day.

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    December 16, 2010 at 21:24

  9. Clive

    Wonderful!

    The light is magical ….

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    December 17, 2010 at 01:14

  10. I love that band of light that splits the branch photograph in two.

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    December 17, 2010 at 01:37

  11. Beautiful! I love the first one, which I think of as a visual haiku.

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    December 17, 2010 at 01:44

  12. Those wonderful views are great at every time of the year, Fi. Enjoy the season.

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    December 17, 2010 at 02:42

  13. I found you from Jillsy Girl. I love your site. I’m going to poke around a little bit, but don’t worry I’ll put everything back where I found it!!

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    December 17, 2010 at 02:47

  14. Wow … your days are short. But you have the right perspective.

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    December 17, 2010 at 02:49

  15. Depth…that’s the most important thing. And you certainly have captured it, my friend. Lovely.

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    December 17, 2010 at 03:41

  16. I’m sure I’ve never seen such colors. I know exactly what you mean now by the day’s deepness. Very soulful.

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    December 17, 2010 at 03:42

  17. Yes, I thought our days were short, too, but I think you have us beat! Terrific capture as always, my friend! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Stay warm!

    Sylvia

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    December 17, 2010 at 06:07

  18. Fantastic shots, that is lot of snow.

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    December 17, 2010 at 06:23

  19. Stunning evening sky… Yes indeed, the winter days are so short, but there is something about that pastel coloured light, as your stunning images certainly convey.;)
    xo

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    December 17, 2010 at 06:27

  20. Liz

    Gorgeous! Looks too cold though.

    Liz @ A Simple Life

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    December 17, 2010 at 08:18

  21. So very pretty and a sense of magical peace in these scenes!

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    December 17, 2010 at 09:18

  22. stunning photos. i’m humming “Honey, it’s cold outside…” :p

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    December 17, 2010 at 09:38

  23. I´ve never seen anything like it. Stunning!

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    December 17, 2010 at 12:05

  24. yep, you have as much snow as us, makes you feel like being home no doubt?

    Great photos,

    Gill in Canada

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    December 17, 2010 at 12:47

  25. Beautiful light. Very similar to what we have here now at 4:00 in the afternoon.

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    December 17, 2010 at 13:23

  26. Both photos are amazingly beautiful…but the
    first one is my favorite!! How do you do it!!What a stunning moment…

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    December 17, 2010 at 13:37

  27. 14:45? Still bright? It’s definitely longer day length than where I used to live for 5 years, you know:)))
    I like the pastel and milky colors of the sky in your town! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend.
    Yoshi

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    December 17, 2010 at 13:41

  28. Lovely, as always

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    December 17, 2010 at 13:42

  29. This is so beautiful! Have a great weekend!

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    December 17, 2010 at 15:51

  30. These are so rich and beautiful. I love the light. Very high WOW factor. Happy SWF!

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    December 17, 2010 at 16:54

  31. wonderful winter colors and photos

    Have a nice weekend, Bram

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    December 17, 2010 at 18:30

  32. wow! you captured the mood perfectly!
    warm hugs!

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    December 17, 2010 at 19:09

  33. The serenity of the season is shown so beautifully in these photos.

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    December 17, 2010 at 23:10

  34. your exquisite words hold your love for life well and serve to draw the viewer into the sacredness of each photo.

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    December 17, 2010 at 23:46

  35. Your pictures take my breath away. Beautiful.
    Merry Christmas, jj

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    December 17, 2010 at 23:48

  36. Cloudia

    poetry!

    Aloha from Hawaii

    Comfort Spiral

    >

    <

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    December 18, 2010 at 02:47

  37. Those are so beautiful…
    The second pic looks like heaven!!

    My Yatra Diary…

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    December 18, 2010 at 08:37

  38. Two fantastic haikus and some beautiful pictures.
    The scene in the last picture is so peaceful. i like it

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    December 18, 2010 at 12:37

  39. It is the depth we should focus on every day no matter what time of year — but it takes a special spirit to know that when days are short. Thanks for sharing.

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    December 18, 2010 at 22:03

  40. Beautiful captures of the winter scene. Love all your photos.

    Have a great weekend.

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    December 19, 2010 at 05:31

  41. Do you watch to see if the snow will slide off the branch?

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    December 19, 2010 at 06:36

  42. That is the best perspective… to see the gift of everything.
    Gorgeous gorgeous shots.

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    December 19, 2010 at 13:36

  43. Lovely..but so early in the day..here too by 4PM it is twilight..bring on Winter already so we can go forward to Spring! 🙂

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    December 19, 2010 at 13:52

  44. I love this post!! Focusing on the depth……

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    December 19, 2010 at 22:55

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