Frosted views

The snow is melting and the light is changing —

But who says that winter is without its own bright light?

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When it is cold with hoar frost

Lying thick on the branches

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And, with the sun shining,

The cold can be just as dazzling.

(Photos taken in February.)

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For more razzle-dazzle, please visit: Our World.

66 responses

  1. i’m glad these photos were taken in february. hopefully things are looking a little greener and warmer now….

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    April 9, 2018 at 15:46

  2. Beautiful winter views.
    Great photos.
    Greetings from spring Poland.
    Lucja

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    April 9, 2018 at 15:48

  3. …frosty beauty.

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    April 9, 2018 at 16:48

  4. I think it’s the bright light in your heart that makes everything you photograph so magical.

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    April 9, 2018 at 17:33

  5. Excellent and makes me think of sugar plum fairies. 🙂

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    April 9, 2018 at 17:39

  6. The BLUE in the middle shot: revelation!

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    April 9, 2018 at 17:43

  7. Lovely shots.

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    April 9, 2018 at 17:46

  8. Dazzling indeed!

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    April 9, 2018 at 17:50

  9. Beautiful salt and pepper theme! Love the soft light

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    April 9, 2018 at 18:30

  10. Ron

    Fiona, these are EXQUISITE! They look like paintings!

    “And, with the sun shining,

    The cold can be just as dazzling.”

    Oh yes! And this is why I love the cold, the snow, and winter – I find it DAZZLING 🙂

    Thanks so much for sharing its beauty, my friend! Have a super week!

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    April 9, 2018 at 19:02

  11. Beautiful frosty views. All the seasons have their special kind of beauty!

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    April 9, 2018 at 19:27

  12. Oh yes! The sun and snow can cause people to wear sun glasses up here. Blinding some days–especially with fresh snow.
    Love the hoar frost!

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    April 9, 2018 at 19:29

  13. lovely bright scenes!

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    April 9, 2018 at 19:31

  14. You have the most amazing frosts!

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    April 9, 2018 at 20:41

  15. Superb images Fi.

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    April 9, 2018 at 20:44

  16. The idea of razzle-dazzle in tones of silver and blue is intriguing!

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    April 9, 2018 at 20:46

  17. Love the middle photo.

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    April 9, 2018 at 21:29

  18. Beautiful photos.

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    April 9, 2018 at 22:02

  19. Oh my.
    Frigid elegant beauty. Thank you.

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    April 9, 2018 at 22:13

  20. Stunning, you have such a good eye for nature’s epic poetry.

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    April 9, 2018 at 22:14

  21. ❤️it, Ladyfi!!
    Greetings Anna 🤗

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    April 9, 2018 at 22:27

  22. Hoar frost is so amazing. We had it twice this winter.

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    April 9, 2018 at 23:15

  23. Beautiful views you’ve shared.
    Thank you.

    All the best Jan

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    April 9, 2018 at 23:35

  24. These photos made my jaw drop! Beautiful!

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    April 9, 2018 at 23:54

  25. Wow this is amazing, your camera makes everything look so much better than it is I am sure!!! I love to see your world and what you can find each day.

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    April 10, 2018 at 00:32

  26. I think I may have said this before and if I did, it bears repeating … your beautiful photos makes winter look enjoyable.

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    April 10, 2018 at 00:59

  27. Bill Dodd

    Someday I will be among the first to comment— In the meantime, a superb set of images!

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    April 10, 2018 at 01:10

  28. Al

    So beautiful, as always. We had a thick hoar frost over the weekend, but I didn’t get any shots of it.

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    April 10, 2018 at 01:42

  29. rhiebert

    Spectacular beauty in these photos. I love scenes like that.

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    April 10, 2018 at 02:43

  30. Frosty and beautiful!

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    April 10, 2018 at 06:00

  31. So beautiful, and I can imagine the quiet. Sigh.

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    April 10, 2018 at 06:40

  32. Loved the post. Amazing views. Great clicks.

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    April 10, 2018 at 07:19

  33. So beautiful 🙂

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    April 10, 2018 at 08:14

  34. Your photos always make living in a Northern Climate so magical. They are lovely!
    http://travelingbugwiththreeboys-kelleyn.blogspot.de/2018/04/belfast.html

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    April 10, 2018 at 09:32

  35. Great “frosted” views !

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    April 10, 2018 at 11:06

  36. Lynn

    Frosted is a beautiful way to describe those scenes.

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    April 10, 2018 at 11:47

  37. Still winter, ha?
    Thank you for hosting.

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    April 10, 2018 at 12:50

  38. Gosh that was some February, hope you are now seeing sun rather than snowlight?
    Wren x

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    April 10, 2018 at 13:09

    • Still icy and cold, but there is the promise of spring in the air.

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      April 10, 2018 at 14:08

  39. It does look beautiful but I expect you are looking forward to some warmth.

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    April 10, 2018 at 14:33

  40. What lovely bright clear light! Such a difference from our rain-drenched, overcast days!

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    April 10, 2018 at 16:56

  41. Hoar frost creates a spectacular scene, although I understand it isn’t particularly good for the trees. We seldom get it here, probably because the Alberta air contains so little water. Thank you for sharing your photos, Fi, and particular thanks for Our World Tuesday.
    Kay
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

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    April 10, 2018 at 17:51

  42. You live in a magical lapland.

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    April 10, 2018 at 18:20

  43. Dazzling is a perfect description. You asked where I live. Currently, southeastern Oklahoma, USA.

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    April 10, 2018 at 18:29

  44. Incredible beauty!

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    April 10, 2018 at 20:22

  45. Spectacular photos. I bet you will actually miss the snow and ice, if only for the photography.

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    April 10, 2018 at 20:43

  46. Beautiful and breathtaking views. Thank you for visiting my blog.

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    April 10, 2018 at 20:57

  47. nocolebolo

    ·.
    If the landscapes are extraordinarily beautiful, the photographic treatment is superb.
    Hugs FI

    La Mirada Ausente · & · Cristal Rasgado

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    April 10, 2018 at 23:41

  48. Yes, winter sure does have a spectacular light and you’ve captured not just beauty but a special hue.

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    April 11, 2018 at 02:55

  49. I love the frosty trees! We are having a warm week but may have snow on Friday. Spring is very changeable weather at our altitude.

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    April 11, 2018 at 06:00

  50. Magically fascinating as always! I was captivated by the dazzling cold in the sunshine.

    Yoko

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    April 11, 2018 at 08:19

  51. It looks still freezing cold ! I wonder when you will get spring this year ! I am complaining in Belgium for the rain, but it is not so cold at least.

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    April 11, 2018 at 10:11

  52. ahh…. beautiful.

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    April 11, 2018 at 15:18

  53. Such a beautiful frosty landscape. It does look cold. I see from your former post that your snow is melting. Happy spring, Fi!

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    April 11, 2018 at 22:47

  54. So glad you have shared these. Such exquisite beauty and a ‘cold’ that I cannot begin to comprehend.

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    April 12, 2018 at 00:11

  55. You take good photos, even the winter ones are so beautiful!

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    April 12, 2018 at 11:11

  56. Dazzling indeed!

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    April 12, 2018 at 14:03

  57. Wonderfully picturesque photos! Thanks for visiting my blogspot & commenting, it was a pleasure to find your skywatch posts here, I’ll follow from my WP & look forward to visiting again later.

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    April 13, 2018 at 04:55

  58. I like those landscapes covered with hoar frost. I’ve missed it in the Netherlands this year.

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    April 13, 2018 at 12:05

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  60. Gorgeous wintry shots!

    Namaste,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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    April 13, 2018 at 17:22

  61. You truly live in a beautiful place

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    April 13, 2018 at 17:32

  62. How beautiful views. I wonder if you have still snow… 🙂

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    April 13, 2018 at 18:25

  63. What a LOT of snow you have. I love the lineup of trees in the middle photo — like a choir of trees ready to sing 🙂

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    April 13, 2018 at 20:11

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