All posts tagged: winter

Jagged Ice Crystals

Jagged Ice Crystals

I have been enjoying the mild weather the west coast of Vancouver Island has had to offer as of late. Therefore, I am posting the last of my frosty images as I gladly welcome Spring and its call to awaken the earth.

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Frost and Ice Crystals

Frost and Ice Crystals

My husband and I hiked along the winding Koksilah River, where winter still has its frosty grip on the landscape.  The trail is bare in most spots, albeit frozen. But along its borders the snow is slowly receding, a tell-tale sign that spring is approaching.  […]

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Hoar Frost

Hoar Frost

We spent the night at my husband’s aunt’s and uncle’s farm in southern Saskatchewan and I was lucky enough to get up the next morning and photograph the hoar-frost on the Caragana bushes.  These tiny deposits of water vapor had beautifully coated each branch.  If […]

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Wipeouts

Wipeouts

Christmas holidays are all about having fun.  We (the big kids, that is) took the kids to a small embankment for some sledding.  We spent more time falling off our crazy carpets and tubes rather than riding them all the way down the bank.

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White Christmas

White Christmas

It snowed in Sooke, BC the night of December 17th and the morning of the 18th.  So off I went to one of my favorite places (the potholes) to photograph the freshly fallen snow.

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Frost Crystals

Frost Crystals

Winter is upon us on the West Coast.  As a result, low lying objects are covered in dazzling spicules of ice.  The two images I present to you today demonstrate how the formation of the ice crystals differ from one area to another.  The thick crust […]

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