Monday, February 11, 2013

Color in winter…

I think I know why a lot of people don’t like winter.  I think it has to do with the landscape being so dull and brown and colorless in comparison to landscapes in spring, summer and fall.  It can be pretty depressing.  But winter does have its color.  You just have to search around for it.  Granted, on a day like today here in Central Massachusetts, it would be hard to find.  It’s very dull, grey and foggy out.  But yesterday!  Yesterday was glorious!  The sky was blue, the air was clear and it was downright beautiful out.  I convinced Greg that we needed to go for a short ride after lunch and here are some of the things we saw.




And even at home, the air hummed with color.
  The white background just makes everything look bright.



I'd say that Nemo dropped about half a barn door of snow on us.
  But it was beautiful on that sunny day!

22 comments:

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautiful photos, Barbara! I love the stark trees in the snow and the wet winding road. One only has to look and find beauty and colour in the winter. Pamela

kat from ky. said...

Man I love your eye, Barb! Once again, thank you!

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Deanna said...

oh pretty, pretty images of the snow...giggle at the red & white schoolhouse with the green doors and the cardinal is stunning!!

Chatty Crone said...

Nature is the art of God - dante.

I love it.

And I love your quote and rose above - may I use it sometime?

Rose said...

You may or may not think I am crazy...but I absolutely love that barn door shot....just something about it.

Debbie said...

You found the beauty! Your cardinal shot is stunning as is your barn door. I thought you got more then six inches, we got about a foot but it melted quickly and with today's rain, it is all gone!

TexWisGirl said...

every one of these is gorgeous. love the blues in the roadway, the bark on the tree, the barn door, the green doors of the schoolhouse...

Tricia Hays said...

half a barn door of snow, too funny... wouldn't mind having that on a slider for my bathroom door! =)

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Who said there is no color in winter was wrong as you showed us in this post and photos, Barbara.

Brian King said...

Beautiful! I really like the school and the road! These are really nice, Barbara!

Nancy Claeys said...

Shane offered to take a short road trip last night but it was way too late... I need to do this soon. Lovely snowy images Barb!

Nicki said...

I will say that the snow also helps to brighten up and balance the brown - and you are right about the color being there as it would seem that winter months seem to present crisper, bluer skies. Love that road image - nice.

Sandra said...

you found beautiful colors.. since i live in Florida, i can say my favorite time of the year is winter.. it is the summer i don't like down here... glad you made it through Nemo

MEcoy said...

well i love the vibrancy of each shots
it seems like those things i was seeing on movies

magda said...

I'm glad for wonderful day, my dear Barbara!
Your photos are very nice!
A hug and many kisses

Debbie said...

i know this is my second comment but i wanted to say that i love the new header!!

Robert Nicolaescu said...

Wonderful series!
Have a nice day!

Betty Manousos said...

hi barbara,
such beautiful snowy photos!
i like the last one very much.

have a great day

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EG CameraGirl said...

Personally, I LOVE the colours of winter and like the challenge of taking photos this time of year. True, they are not always successful...but that's also true of my summertime photos. :)

Juliana said...

I love the colours of photographs!

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