Frosted light

If you wish for the light, be ready to receive it. — Rumi

Spring is on its way —

But only last week, the bright sun

And the feathered hoar frost

Turned the world into a black and white wonderland.

The sky may be bleached of colour,

But that frosted light is glorious!

For more delightful skies, please visit: Skywatch.

100 responses

  1. Gorgeous! These would look stunning framed on a wall!!

    March 15, 2012 at 12:48

  2. Lovely post:)

    March 15, 2012 at 12:53

  3. Just absolutely breathtaking (and I bet it did take your breath away in reality!). Beautiful captures Fi. Thanks for sharing. Happy weekend.

    March 15, 2012 at 13:03

  4. Quite wonderland! Pretty natural shot of B/W!

    March 15, 2012 at 13:08

  5. Bob

    Natural photos, a splendid thing.

    March 15, 2012 at 13:20

  6. Spectacular

    March 15, 2012 at 13:24

  7. Nydelige bilder! Og nesten fravær av farger kan ofte være vel så vakkert! Fantastisk lys!
    Forrige innlegget ditt, og spesielt det første bildet, som jeg falt pladask for, var riktig, riktig lekkert!
    Ha en fin dag videre:)

    March 15, 2012 at 13:26

  8. akismet-069f82b6d320654603807f0aa4a9f1e9

    If you wish for the light, be ready to receive it. — Rumi

    I am ready for the LIGHT…

    b e a u t i f u l

    Xxx Happy Thursday, Lady Fi.

    March 15, 2012 at 13:49

  9. I really think that first capture belongs on a wall – it is gorgeous!!

    March 15, 2012 at 14:00

  10. Such a beautiful scene. You see the most beautiful sights.

    March 15, 2012 at 14:40

  11. just beautiful!

    March 15, 2012 at 14:54

  12. Beautiful! Your photos look like they are taken with infra red!

    P.S. You have change your comment info. I have a self hosted domain and I do not like WP to access my FB account. If my opinion counts. Thank you,

    March 15, 2012 at 15:05

    • Oh gosh – I haven’t changed my comment info on purpose! I don’t like WP to access FB either!

      March 15, 2012 at 15:12

      • What did WP change recently?
        My readers told me that it’s been difficult for them to comment these days…

        March 16, 2012 at 10:11

      • Thanks.:)

        I just unchecked the box “Comment author must fill out name and e-mail” in Settings > Discussion.
        Do you think that will help?

        March 16, 2012 at 10:23

  13. It’s really nice color as though snow was bright.

    March 15, 2012 at 15:11

  14. This is such a beautiful series of winter images!

    March 15, 2012 at 15:13

  15. Pat


    March 15, 2012 at 15:16

  16. Indeed the second picture is so glorious.

    March 15, 2012 at 15:39

  17. maenamor

    wow, absolutely stunning …. bets this week for sure:-)

    March 15, 2012 at 15:46

  18. There is an American Photographer, Ansel Adams, who is famous for his Black & White Photography. I love Black & Whites – they convey a certain emotion that is different than color. I imagine you took these shots in color, but the frost and colors washed out to full grey tones of black and white, so the effect is the same. Your photos are frame worthy! Thank you for sharing your talent.

    March 15, 2012 at 15:48

    • Thank you for your kind comment. Yes, these were taken in colour – but the brightness of the sun and snow has made them look black and white.

      March 15, 2012 at 16:17

  19. The photos look like something from a fairy tale.

    March 15, 2012 at 15:50

  20. oh wow that first picture has a kind of magic to it…just awesome…

    March 15, 2012 at 15:57

  21. I may be commenting twice. Not sure.

    Every season has beautiful moments!

    March 15, 2012 at 16:00

  22. A treat for me. I’ve only seen hoar frost a few times in my lie and never where I live now. Beautiful.

    March 15, 2012 at 16:11

  23. Simply amazing! Hoar frost is so magical! Really great shots, I love your words about the sky being bleached of color — what a great description.

    March 15, 2012 at 16:12

  24. Amazing! Wish I could enlarge and put them as a wall hanging:)

    March 15, 2012 at 16:25

  25. Gorgeous photographs. The light really is amazing.

    March 15, 2012 at 16:55

  26. So beautiful and crisp! I love the photos!

    March 15, 2012 at 16:56

  27. TexWisGirl

    stunning! gave me shivers when i looked at these! :)

    March 15, 2012 at 17:08

  28. Re. your question in my blog: I can´t tell you. But the company Pinterest take for granted that the person who has pinned your photo has your approval (pursuant to the agreement) and that gives Pinterest the right to sell your “stolen” photo.

    March 15, 2012 at 17:30

  29. quite beautiful
    you live in a magical area~

    March 15, 2012 at 17:53

  30. Lovely pictures! I like them very much, top job!!

    March 15, 2012 at 17:55

  31. Both of these images are absolutely fantastic. You’ve captured the light and the frost beautifully.

    March 15, 2012 at 17:57

  32. Hi there, I love seeing hoar frost on the trees. One year, a few years ago, when we were in Arkansas, we saw hoar frost on the trees on that mountain. We got some fabulous pictures that year. Love your words, frosted light. Fits your pictures perfectly. Thanks for sharing.

    March 15, 2012 at 18:05

  33. If I ever stop believing in magic all I need to do is come by here and see one of your photos!
    other than a photo of Oscar I think these may be my favorites

    March 15, 2012 at 18:20

  34. spectacular nature captured with so much finesse!!

    March 15, 2012 at 18:26

  35. lindyloumacinitaly

    Oh my goodness, you are right the landscape looks stunning in Black and White.

    March 15, 2012 at 18:26

  36. Beautiful shots of your winter wonderland. Yes, spring is on its way although faster some places than others.

    March 15, 2012 at 18:28

  37. This is so beautiful! Great shots and lovely colours!
    Have a nice evening!

    March 15, 2012 at 18:37

  38. Still to cold in March?!
    Lovely shots.

    March 15, 2012 at 19:36

  39. Stunning captures! You’ve showcased winter’s beauty, even in March.

    March 15, 2012 at 20:32

  40. Beautiful photos and excellent white, exquisite. Greetings.

    March 15, 2012 at 21:12

  41. Those photos look like I could just walk into that wonderland. Depth and composite are gorgeous.

    March 15, 2012 at 21:27

  42. Just when I think you cannot top yourself….you do!!! What beautiful photos these are, makes me think of the song….”Walkin’ in the Winter Wonderland” Beautiful

    God bless ya and have yourself a sunshiny kinda day sweetie!!! :o)

    March 15, 2012 at 21:42

  43. sandy

    Love the quote and your stunning photography, Fiona.

    March 15, 2012 at 22:06

  44. Magnificent shots! Enjoy the weekend ahead!
    Always appreciate your visits to my blogs.

    March 15, 2012 at 22:45

  45. Beautiful images, really chilly feel to them though.

    March 15, 2012 at 22:59

  46. Ethereal shots!

    March 15, 2012 at 23:39

  47. ever changing…on this we can depend! BEautiful dear Fi!

    March 16, 2012 at 00:59

  48. Al

    I like these, that first one is extraordinary. You’re an expert at catching the greatest light, you must be up so early in the morning and really understand photography!

    March 16, 2012 at 01:40

  49. Frosted light – the perfect adjective for this lovely image!
    I love your previous post as well – gorgeous!

    March 16, 2012 at 03:56

  50. A winter wonderland Fi ….. A delight to my eyes.

    March 16, 2012 at 05:52

  51. Stunning captures of beautiful scenes.

    March 16, 2012 at 06:33

  52. Stunning photos–I have missed the snow this year. Thank you for sharing your “winter wonderland”–it will have to do till next year when I hope I see the same beauty around here. Have a lovely weekend. Mickie:)

    March 16, 2012 at 07:12

  53. Fantastic photos. But now that spring has arrived I have not
    more like a cold, but only of color and warmth.
    (Thanks for your visit, the fire was small, I was burning
    branches broken by snow). Ciao

    March 16, 2012 at 08:43

  54. Wonderful shots. Looks like silver trees with all that frost.

    March 16, 2012 at 08:51

  55. Lady Fi, these are gorgeous images. The hoar frost made a wonderful scene and your captured it beautifully.

    Happy Skywatching!

    March 16, 2012 at 09:30

  56. Elephant's Child

    Frosted light – sheer delight. Thank you.

    March 16, 2012 at 09:42

  57. Lovely captures! Happy sky watching.

    My entry

    March 16, 2012 at 09:54

  58. serlinetay

    What a beautiful work of art. I would love to hang that first picture on my wall. Have a great weekend!

    March 16, 2012 at 11:06

  59. Beautiful!

    Regards and best wishes

    March 16, 2012 at 11:13

  60. nice frosty shots.:) Love them as beautiful bur am happy spring is progressing.:)

    March 16, 2012 at 11:22

  61. Just stunning!

    March 16, 2012 at 11:43

  62. Ladyfi, you remind us that Winter is not bad at all. Bare trees look wearing white fur. Magical world of blue, white, and black.

    March 16, 2012 at 12:13

  63. jenjilks

    This is a beautiful post. Well done.

    March 16, 2012 at 12:50

  64. JM

    Absolutely gorgeous! WOW!

    March 16, 2012 at 14:35

  65. You are better than anyone I know at translating your outlook on life into your beautiful photographs… thank you for sharing the joy!!

    March 16, 2012 at 15:08

  66. You are better than anyone I know at translating your joyful attitude toward life into your photographs! Thank you for sharing the joy!

    This is me (Sallie, FullTime-Life). Word Press has decided not to allow me to log in unless I sign in under my (completely inactive) Word Press account. (I love how all these blog-hosting sites take it into their little heads (?) occasionally to “FIX” what ain’t broke. Typepad (mine) and Google do that too, this week it has been yours, WordPress. Sigh!

    March 16, 2012 at 15:12

    • So sorry about this. I*ve been in the settings several times and see that you should be able to make comments by just filling in name and e-mail address. I have no idea why WP is acting up right now.

      March 16, 2012 at 15:42

  67. Beautifully captured.

    My skywatch, have a great weekend.

    March 16, 2012 at 17:46

  68. Blue shadows against the white – lovely to see!

    March 16, 2012 at 18:15

  69. wow awesome photos and winter mood, looks like paintings so beautiful!!
    have a nice weekend,

    kind regards, Bram

    March 16, 2012 at 19:29

  70. Glorious indeed, I thought so too that Spring was here but just today and over the weekend will be stormy days.😀 But I can’t complain… Happy weekend!😀

    March 16, 2012 at 23:18

  71. Absolutely breathtaking. Your photos always are.
    Thanks for sharing.

    PS What do you think about people “pinning” your Photos on Pinterest???? Is that a good or a bad thing in your opinion?

    March 17, 2012 at 01:28

    • That’s a tricky one about Pinterest. I love spreading the love, but the problem is that when you sign the terms and conditions with Pinterest, you promise that you have PERMISSION from the photographer to re-pin her photos (which clearly people don’t have). And once you’ve re-pinned a photo you say you have permission for, then according to the agreement you signed with Pinterest, they can then use that photo and sell it to others. If the person who took the photo finds out and decides to go to court, then you are responsible for all the costs.

      So – I like the thought behind Pinterest, but not the commercial aspect they have of saying they own anything pinned there.

      March 17, 2012 at 07:55

  72. Wow … stunning!!!

    March 17, 2012 at 01:38

  73. These wintry images are absolutely glorious.

    March 17, 2012 at 04:56

  74. b & W makes it very nice winter cold photo.

    March 17, 2012 at 07:55

  75. WOW! I’ve said on a number of occasions I miss the cold of a real winter – this is why!



    March 17, 2012 at 10:30

  76. lovely snow shots

    March 17, 2012 at 13:12

  77. Nancy

    Enchanting, Fiona.

    March 17, 2012 at 13:41

  78. Oh wow, talk about a spectacular end of winter. That’s gorgeous!

    March 17, 2012 at 16:02

  79. Incredible shots. I love just the hint of color in them…

    March 17, 2012 at 23:00

  80. Nothing like an icy world (if you don’t have to drive in it). Glorious photos!

    March 17, 2012 at 23:58

  81. Wow. These are pure magic.

    March 18, 2012 at 03:21

  82. Magical images Lady Fi, a fantasy!

    March 18, 2012 at 10:50

  83. Wow! Spectacular images, LadyFi. :)

    March 18, 2012 at 17:53

  84. I loved these photos Fi – Dave

    March 19, 2012 at 02:32

  85. Beautiful photos, I love that white and magical landscape. Greetings.

    March 19, 2012 at 05:54

  86. This is wonderland !
    And wonderpictures!

    March 19, 2012 at 12:14

  87. · I have no words such beautiful are those photos.

    · hugs

    CR & LMA

    March 19, 2012 at 12:33

  88. absolutely fascinating! I adore visiting your blog! beautiful photos make my day marvelous.

    March 19, 2012 at 13:01

  89. These images are magical! I love everything about them…the frosts, the light, the composition… every inch of them is just glorious.

    March 19, 2012 at 14:33

  90. Gorgeous!!

    March 19, 2012 at 22:25

  91. Beautiful..I love the is such a beautiful gift!:)

    March 20, 2012 at 02:18

  92. rebecca

    Beautiful, I’d love to have you enter one of these shots in a photo competition on my blog this week.

    March 21, 2012 at 01:15

  93. rebecca

    One of these would be perfect for a competition on my photoblog this week. If you are interested check it out here.

    March 21, 2012 at 01:35

  94. Oh my.. that’s just stunning.

    March 21, 2012 at 03:01

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