Winter Blues

Posted by B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 22 December 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Reflections on a winter hike to Nymph Lake. This is another shot in my "wish I was there now" walking through a Christmas card series.

kostas from thessaloniki, Greece

Wonderful image!

22 Dec 2010 9:12am

@kostas: Thanks Kostas.

Wolfen from Villefranche S/S, France

Une carte postale !! Superbe prise de vue, j'aime la reflexion et les tons de ce cliché,
Bravo et bonnes fêtes

22 Dec 2010 9:14am

@Wolfen: Thanks, Wolfen!

Sterre from Vianen, Netherlands

Excellent and beautiful photo.
The colors and the reflection are wonderful.
Wish jou a Merry Cristmas.

22 Dec 2010 9:20am

@Sterre: Thank you, Sterre!

Look13 from Marseille, France

Very nice.
Wonderfull colors.
Splendid result.
Great cheer.

22 Dec 2010 9:53am

@Look13: Thanks very much!

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful place !

22 Dec 2010 11:14am

@Marie LC: Thanks, Marie. It's a favorite of ours!

tulip from kerman, Iran

Wow very nice view

22 Dec 2010 11:16am

@tulip: Thank you!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Picture postcard perfect Barbara! Excellent light and reflections! 5-stars!!!! Bravo! ;-)

22 Dec 2010 12:46pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks, Eric!

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

All your winter landscapes are wonderful !

22 Dec 2010 3:25pm

@Loner: Thanks so much, Sonja!

Shar from Regina, SK, Canada

Beautiful reflections...everything is so still!!!

22 Dec 2010 3:37pm

@Shar: It was just the right time to be there. ;-)

oncho from granada, Spain

Great shot, fantastic reflections and colors

22 Dec 2010 3:42pm

@oncho: Thanks, oncho.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite reflections

22 Dec 2010 5:35pm

@john4jack: Thanks, Jack.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

WOw and I love the reflections of the trees becasue they visually oppose each other in angular direction - fantastic!! very appealing!

22 Dec 2010 6:06pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks, Denny.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Perfect winter scene..great reflection..nice clarity...Happy Holidays...

22 Dec 2010 6:53pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thanks. Happy Holidays to you too.

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

what colors!!! what great landscape, perfect come down with your camera!
look at this reflection!

22 Dec 2010 7:17pm

@klauSZ: Thank you!

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Wow! This is the best one yet. What a gorgeous day you had here. Have you made a card out of this image? If not, you should. Thank you for posting this. I love it!

22 Dec 2010 9:04pm

@Julie Brown: Thanks, Julie. That is one of my favorite shots of all the times we have hiked to that little lake. I was freezing, but it was worth it. ;-)

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Very intent, very pretty !

22 Dec 2010 9:13pm

@MARIANA: Thanks.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Beautiful blues, and gorgeous snow, tho' I'm glad we don't have any! <grin>

22 Dec 2010 11:00pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thanks. We had our white Christmas last year, so that's probably it for us unless we travel to Colorado or somewhere with snow like this shot.

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

brilliant Winter scenery and landscape! i like the crisp and clear feel and look of this photo - it is just how it feels on a cold and clear Winter's day! superb composition as well!

23 Dec 2010 1:59am

@DarkElf: Thanks, DarkElf.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Absolutely stunningly gorgeous! Love that reflection!

23 Dec 2010 2:39am

@Tracy: Thank you, Tracy!


wow really nice

23 Dec 2010 10:21am

@MOHAMMAD: Thanks.

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe paysage.

23 Dec 2010 1:00pm

@Marie: Thanks, Marie.

Franz from Baden, Austria

a stunning capture of a magnificent winter landscape. such a clever and effective composition, with great detail, contrast and tonality! and i love the reflections, too, ...

17 Feb 2011 5:05pm

Pascale. from La Bonneville sur Iton, France

le bleu,le blanc,la lumière,les reflets donnent une très belle photo.

17 Feb 2011 5:34pm

Rémi Côté from Saguenay, Canada


18 Feb 2011 3:09am

GIPSY ELENA from Basauri, Spain


22 Feb 2011 10:37pm

karla from Omaha, United States

Well, ok, now I am drooling. I saw Nymph in summer two years ago. This is another stunning image! Do you get to CO every winter? Where do you stay?

14 Jan 2012 2:56am

@karla: Nymph is such a nice little hike, isn't it. Did you go on up to Dream and Emerald Lakes from there? We try to get up there every year. When I was still teaching we had to go mostly in the summers. The last 4 or 5 trips have been in the fall - October. Then the aspen are golden, the elk are rutting, and the weather can be anything from t-shirt days to snow and cold. We stay in different places, McGregor Mt. Lodge, Castle Mt., Streamside and Deer Crest are some favorites. They are not the most expensive or fancy, but they work for us.

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