Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Current Sights

Photo by SnaggleTooth Jan 12 2011
My oldest African Violets ignoring the cold-
Photo by SnaggleTooth Jan 12 2011
Semi-covered, broken branches peeking out of the dense, heavy snow of the day...
Photo by SnaggleTooth Jan 12 2011
A snow-covered, newly placed bench up on the bluff overlooking the Boat Ramp Beach...

Photo by SnaggleTooth Jan 12 2011 .
Two mallard ducks out looking for a snack in the still present flakes n wind- evidenced by streaks visible on the pic over the water...
Image by SnaggleTooth Jan 12 2011

Pretty nifty stuff found by accident in my paint program...


At 9:11 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great pics these.
I like that pretty nifty stuff in your paint program too.
It's a great effect

At 11:34 PM, Blogger TALON said...

Gorgeous shots, Snaggle. The broken branch shot is fabulous!

And your African Violets look so lovely and don't they just radiate happiness?

At 12:30 AM, Blogger desk49 said...

Is that flower setting in the snow?? It just looks cold there. and I thought the 14* here was bad.

At 1:25 AM, Blogger Snaggle Tooth said...

ArtsWeb, Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed my handiwork- It's actually two, layered, custom effects in that example.

Talon, Thankyou. I had to get out there to spy that pristine snow. the branches look like friends talking, I think!
The violets are great to see blooming vibrantly again after 6 years! The two new ones aren't doing as well.

Ellis, That was a bit of a trick getting a pic against the snow- I had the window open (to feed the squirrels,) n put a sheet of white paper under the pot on the windowsill, then angled the cam to get the snow downstairs into the background. Sometimes photography is a bit of set-up work- I waited all week for this snow just for that! I think you got more snow than we did on the Cape!

At 2:37 AM, Blogger Neo said...

le boo!

At 4:50 AM, Blogger Snaggle Tooth said...

Neo, la bon

At 10:15 AM, Blogger Lynn said...

I do love African Violets. Beautiful shots.

At 10:15 AM, Blogger Jannie Funster said...

I hope those mallards get some good sustenance. What would they eat this time of year?


Oh yeah, nice shots! A ususal.

boo-bon, ces't bon, c'est bon.

At 3:34 AM, Blogger Snaggle Tooth said...

Lynn, To my eye they are more purple than the blue seen in pics of it. Thanks

JanF, Had I known they'd be there I would've brought them bread. They eat certain seaweed plants. Thanks. Non boo-hoo, Ce c'est bon! ├ętrange

At 8:56 AM, Blogger LL Cool Joe said...

Love all the snowy shots. It sure looks cold there!

I wish I could join in with the French! :D

At 3:12 AM, Blogger Snaggle Tooth said...

LLcoolJ, thanks. We didn't get over 20F (-6.6 C) today- then there's the windchill so felt like 5F! I still have unmelted ice stuck to the top of Little Truck from 3 days ago. I'm putting my work lunch in a cooler without ice in it- so it doesn't freeze before I eat it!
Oo la la non grande (No big woop-)


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