"Winter, a lingering season
is a time to gather golden moments
embark upon a sentimental journey
and enjoy every idle hour..."
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Wonderful balance--you're making me homesick for Canada!
12 Dec 2010 5:21am
Great image!! beautiful composition. great mood!
12 Dec 2010 5:55am
Stunning contrast and patterns.
12 Dec 2010 7:12am
Love these transformations brought about by snowfall . . so much revealed by what the snow covers !
12 Dec 2010 8:07am
@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you :) I am always fascinated by what the snow carves out of scenes we would just normally pass by without taking any notice.
Nice presentation of the white wonderland !
12 Dec 2010 8:40am
All this white snow... it recovers everything with such poetry, shapes and forms are not totally recovered, but re-designed in contrasts and shapes. That's really extraordinary.
12 Dec 2010 8:43am
@Florence: Thanks so much for your thoughts Florence :)
superb winter mood ! Love the symmetry here ! the benches covered of snow, and the patterns of trees !
12 Dec 2010 9:05am
What a simple yet most charming composition! So perfect too is the tonality to enhance the mood! Beautifully lyrical and poetic, as always!
12 Dec 2010 9:10am
@hugo poon: Thanks so much Hugo. I always feel there is much to discover during the colder months.
Very different from your usual work – I love it. Great control of light and expert usage of b&w!
12 Dec 2010 9:51am
@Arnd: Thank you Arnd :)
Really, do you think so? I guess I'm just too close to what I shoot to see it being different.
Truly B&W, a very graphic image embrace the season.
12 Dec 2010 11:17am
gorgeous winter photograph!!
12 Dec 2010 2:21pm
12 Dec 2010 2:22pm
C'est simple et élégant sans recherche d'effets, moi j'aime bien.
12 Dec 2010 2:37pm
Great compo and feeling ! Well done !
12 Dec 2010 3:19pm
An excellent composition Sharon with great contrasts! Definitely 5-stars!!! Bravo! ;-)
12 Dec 2010 3:35pm
This winter scene is great as a high-contrast black and white. Very nice. I like the balanced composition.
12 Dec 2010 3:42pm
@David: Thank you. Yes, it was that balance that drew me to this. It's there all year 'round, but seems more pronounced covered in snow.
Simple, therefore beautiful.
12 Dec 2010 3:46pm
very nice winter view !
12 Dec 2010 3:47pm
Simple but lovely shot.
12 Dec 2010 4:01pm
Absolutely beautiful! What a lovely winter scene and setting!
12 Dec 2010 4:25pm
Superb ! Great white !
12 Dec 2010 6:27pm
I have not the impression it is snowing on trees and bench, I have the impression it is a black composition of curves and lines on a white page. Wonderful realisation !
12 Dec 2010 7:46pm
Excellent winter image.
12 Dec 2010 8:41pm
12 Dec 2010 9:14pm
Beautiful! You have so much snow in France? So, enjoy it and have fun!
12 Dec 2010 9:58pm
Beautiful and simple is a good way.
13 Dec 2010 4:00am
Great Winter shot. Lovely contrast. Nice take it easy ambiance.
13 Dec 2010 4:24am
The snow is Mother Nature being artistic. That is a gorgeous shot.
13 Dec 2010 4:44am
Voilà longtemps que je n'étais pas venu chez toi, je constate avec plaisir que tu as crée beaucoup de belles images.
13 Dec 2010 5:11am
Lots of fresh snow! Really beautiful winter picture, I love those 2 benches making a kind of symmetry.
13 Dec 2010 5:13am
this is simply beautiful! I see no one has sat on those benches yet
13 Dec 2010 6:05am
A classically lovely shot. The symmetry is peaceful, restful....a treasure of an image !!
13 Dec 2010 8:39am
awesome and cold shot, grea peaceful atmosphere here
13 Dec 2010 8:57am
They almost seem in 3D, underlined by black or by white ? Like a drawing in bright light. Inviting benches despite or thanks to the amount of cottonesque snow. Let's sit. It feels so calm... Have a very calm & nice week too*
13 Dec 2010 9:24am
I love the graphic effect given by the black bench and branches in the whitenessf the snow!Superb!
13 Dec 2010 12:22pm
13 Dec 2010 3:30pm
Almost two years I haven't been in the snow for walking or playing... So miss it! Thanks for seeing your great capture of this beautiful winter scene!! Exciting!!!
13 Dec 2010 7:59pm
Awesome contrast too!
13 Dec 2010 8:39pm
I'm not ready for winter this year, but his is such an appealing image. Wonderful contrast and tonal quality.
13 Dec 2010 11:25pm
Good grief that's a lot of snow. I like how you captured it piled up and adding to the patterns.
14 Dec 2010 1:50am
now that stark contrast is just lovely! wonderful winter shot.. :)
14 Dec 2010 3:06am
Very beautiful symmetry especially in B&W! Love those patterns.
14 Dec 2010 6:56am
Rarely, the campaign offers such a symmetry, completed and not need to force itself to make of the NB !
It's impeccable !
14 Dec 2010 7:50am
An image of outstanding beauty...the composition and contrast are marvelous...superbly observed, as always, and wonderfully made and captioned!
14 Dec 2010 9:31am
Superb winter image! Beautiful framing!
14 Dec 2010 2:04pm
A magnificent three-dimensional image. Nature in three dimensions with a large symmetry asdémás imposed to force our consciences. A stimulating balance between both sides! Best regards, Adela
14 Dec 2010 3:13pm
fait pas chaud dans le coin !
14 Dec 2010 4:08pm
very beautiful image
14 Dec 2010 4:23pm
Beautiful ! a romantic atmosphere !
14 Dec 2010 7:27pm
exellent image,fabulous b-w ,Bravo
14 Dec 2010 7:43pm
Beautiful winter image, Sharon.
14 Dec 2010 9:18pm
Great composition and treatment of b/w. A good winter image!
15 Dec 2010 7:29am
Very nice framing and magnificent B & W superbly mixed. Great shot. Thank you very much for your passage, beautiful day.
15 Dec 2010 9:37am
This is so very beautiful. The symmetry and contrast are all spot on. I really like the composition a lot here.
15 Dec 2010 6:07pm
what an awesome mood!
16 Dec 2010 2:19pm
Love the naturally occurring symmetry enhanced by the stark B/W tones.
16 Dec 2010 5:43pm
Nicely balanced composition, great contrast
17 Dec 2010 8:02pm
Hooray for snow, this is a lovely image.
17 Dec 2010 10:34pm
snow.... ahh... too bad i can't see them here in norcal. love the winterish mood presented here.
17 Dec 2010 11:58pm
Somebody please clear the snow off the benches!
18 Dec 2010 2:03am
such a wonderful view, nice symetry, perfect b&w
19 Dec 2010 10:56am
You've really captured a sense of silence for me with this. It works extremely well in monochrome, well done!
20 Dec 2010 3:36am
A wonderful winter scene, love it !!
20 Dec 2010 2:13pm
Got lots of snow in London this year as well! Was too lazy to go out and click pictures but clearly you braved the elements with spectacular results! Love the simplicity and yet beauty of the shot!
20 Dec 2010 9:36pm
Nice b&w and contrast !
21 Dec 2010 12:14am
Wonderful winter imag!, So simple in its compostion, so marvellous in its contrast and b-w.
21 Dec 2010 7:54am
Your whites, your symmetry, your frame: Most beautiful! And the winter just started but I would say this is the definite winter frame. Perfect, Sharon! All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.
21 Dec 2010 8:45pm
24 Dec 2010 11:55pm
Nice shot and framing. Very pleasant and peaceful.
6 Jan 2011 8:23pm
You are one great photographer! All combined with great creativity and humanity. I know I've said many times (I think) but never mind repeat ... You are a role model for me! Your pictures are all an incredible strength. So it is with your words! I ask you not leave us! It is a pleasure and a great incentive to follow the "red. " With all my love and admiration Happy New Year full of love and life! Cheers! A hug, Adela
8 Jan 2011 5:54am
Even here in Denmark the world disappeared in snow for a while :-) nice one!
6 Mar 2011 4:14pm
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