Sometimes there is a scene that has no particular subject but the light. shapes and forms grab your senses. This icy lake was such a scene. I hope you like it as much as I did standing there imagining how it would appear in a print.
Wow, I loved opening your blog and having this photo greet me. It is wonderful.
3 Feb 2010 5:04am
quelle belle photo. surprenant!
3 Feb 2010 6:46am
Loverly tones, light and composition Don!
3 Feb 2010 7:02am
The water almost looks like oil, it's so dark!
3 Feb 2010 7:06am
i like the grainy look here. it looks very icy.
3 Feb 2010 7:41am
beautiful ice pattern, love the composition
3 Feb 2010 7:45am
Light, shapes, and forms is enough of a subject for me. Textures, too, in this one. Looks great in print.
3 Feb 2010 8:04am
Mesmerizing shot. The contrast n the curves, wonderful
3 Feb 2010 8:35am
This is a really wonderful composition.Tones and contrast are superb!
3 Feb 2010 9:15am
I almost see a heart...but then it is almost Valentines Day ;-)
Very beautiful image.
3 Feb 2010 10:59am
Very nice shot, good day.
3 Feb 2010 11:16am
Beautiful composition, Don!
3 Feb 2010 11:38am
Lovely combination of shapes and textures
3 Feb 2010 11:59am
The shapes, patterns and tonal contrast makes for an interesting image -- an example of less is more. :-)
3 Feb 2010 12:24pm
More of your classic b&w tones, lots of detail also
3 Feb 2010 12:33pm
Beautiful composition and light. I really like the textures on the ice.
3 Feb 2010 12:50pm
Outstanding composition and BW processing .
3 Feb 2010 3:26pm
Terrific capture.Great B&W.
3 Feb 2010 3:29pm
Love your black and white images.
3 Feb 2010 3:34pm
Very nice abstract composition. The grainy texture suits it well.
3 Feb 2010 3:50pm
Very beautiful light
3 Feb 2010 4:05pm
Magnificent, Don, and incredibly effective in mono. This is simply breathtaking
3 Feb 2010 4:50pm
Wow, just wow!!!
3 Feb 2010 6:12pm
The open water really makes wonderful designs. Super processing, Don.
3 Feb 2010 6:24pm
That's ice? I wouldn't have guessed it other than the water in the background looks more like actual water than the foreground. And I know what you mean by 'sometimes there is a scene that has no particular subject', that's part of the challenge, though, for me, when I'm trying to present my pics in the best possible way I can. LoL!
Thanks again for my strange request from yesterday. I kinda went overboard & applied that color to too many 'accents', then took a look at it last night & had to make changes. Sometimes I get carried away. I really like the colors I have now, so I'm gonna try to stop making so many changes to my blog & just leave it the way it is. LoL!
3 Feb 2010 6:29pm
Outstanding, Don. Superb monochrome.
3 Feb 2010 6:45pm
fantastic image. such wonderful curves and the graininess of the ice leaves me wanting to reach out to feel it beneath my fingertips!
3 Feb 2010 7:08pm
Almost an abstract image. A fine photo!
3 Feb 2010 7:13pm
Etrange image . Une belle impression d'immensité !!!...
3 Feb 2010 7:35pm
3 Feb 2010 8:03pm
Spectacular silvers and grays. Love it!
3 Feb 2010 8:34pm
Good evening, Don,
I am excited about this scene. This broad view of the ice lake is fantastic and breathtaking. I let my imagination run wild ........ The color selection is appropriate and gives the overall view of a stylish expression. For that I give you 5 stars ***** <<Here today seemed a little sun and it was dry. Nothing special happened, and it was a pleasant day. Soon we could all enjoy the beautiful warm days again. Oh, it
occurs to me that this afternoon to 17 clock was a little more brightly. So the days are now longer and more beautiful ...... The birds are singing and even in between.
I wish you and your family a wonderful evening and thank you for your nice comment.
Dear greetings Christel
3 Feb 2010 8:59pm
Beautiful arrangement of shapes. best...jerry
3 Feb 2010 9:11pm
B&W makes it just right. Don was that a complete heart in the water?
3 Feb 2010 9:40pm
I agree with you Don, sometimes it's just there with no great explanation behind it. Breaking it down, for me, it's the illumination on the ice, the texture there, the dark landforms.. it's very contrasty.. very simple and easy on the eyes.
3 Feb 2010 9:47pm
une abstraction de lac montagnard. Un très beau B&W
3 Feb 2010 10:19pm
beautiful B&W !
3 Feb 2010 11:14pm
lovely scene of light and dark.
4 Feb 2010 12:55am
Beautiful, I think nature is a wonderful artist. A very nice image Don,plenty of sharpness.
4 Feb 2010 1:39am
now that you put it that way, i do see how you were attracted to this scene.. must be nice watching this scene in real life.. very nice capture.. :)
4 Feb 2010 3:26am
4 Feb 2010 9:43pm
Love the textures on the sand. Great b&w.
4 Feb 2010 10:16pm
Don...5 stars.....very exciting view you have here! Totally different in black and white I'm sure!
6 Feb 2010 12:38am
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