Thursday, 23 December 2010

Virgin snow


I'm getting bored with 'ordinary' snow pictures.  (Oh dear, that could be difficult if the winter carries on as it has begun.)  For the sake of something a bit different, I started playing with this image - gave it the mono treatment, a minor crop and a bit of experimenting with blending modes.  Can anyone guess where I might have taken it?

24 comments:

  1. The Guggenheim. No of course not but that's the image it conjures up for me. Superb. Merry Christmas!

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  2. My first thought was 'bandstand', but I don't think it has so many steps. Sir Titus's statue has a square base, I'm sure. The steps up to Victoria Hall don't curve and I can't think of a set of steps like this round the Mill. I'm going to guess at the URC.

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  3. Wonderful picture! very simple and graphic, but so strong! And I guess you took it in Saltaire?...:)

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  4. Nice shot and good to see that you have White snow, too many people put up snow shots straight out of the camera when they have not used compensation, result, grey snow. This shot works well.

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  5. A striking picture. The stairway to heaven.

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  6. Fantastic simple abstract - looks really good with the treatment you've given it.

    Errm, is it the steps up to the church in Saltaire?

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  7. Well, let's see. The bandstand is round, so it could be the bandstand. But after scrolling back a few days my first guess is Saltaire URC.

    By the way, this is an excellent image Jenny.

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  8. Sending our love this Christmas to you and your family.

    Best Regards,
    Dave, Eng and Ysabelle

    Merry Christmas and Sorry.

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  9. Oh, I LOVE this. Very abstract, and a beautiful composition with simple, graceful lines of light and dark! Perfect! I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year filled with health, joy, peace, and many more amazing photo ops like this one!!!!

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  10. Yes, you all guessed right. It's those lovely curved steps at the entrance to Saltaire's United Reformed Church. Some very observant people out there - well done.

    And thank you all for your Christmas greetings too.

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  11. This is a wonderful shot. You caught one that really is dramatic.

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  12. Nothing's prettier than snow that has not been stepped in yet.

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  13. It is a very nice photo. I'm guessing they are the lovely curved steps at the entrance to Saltaire's United Reformed Church. Merry Christmas.

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  14. Simply fantastic!

    Merry Christmas, Jenny! To you and yours.

    Big hugs!
    B xx

    P.S. Thanks so much for your lovely comments. :)

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  15. Thanks for your greetings on JorvikDP - very best wishes to you and yours too. And thanks for the Advent window series.

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  16. I hope you have the most wonderful Christmas! I'm so glad you are my bloggy friend!

    Well, there's nothing boring about this photo,..it's very creative!

    ~Betsy
    xxoo

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  17. A wonderful picture! Lots of snow does present a challenge, doesn't it?

    A Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  18. What a fantastic composition! A great snow picture! Thank you for the birthday wishes. I wish you a happy Christmas!

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  19. You ought to win a prize for this!

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  20. Jenny, I so like where you've come with your photography... nice experimentation.. it's working! This is a super abstract image... very clear and that's not easy to do with white snow, post-treatment or not.

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  21. This is a wonderful artistic shot. Very creative crop, I love it! ~Lili

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  22. VERY nice, Jenny! Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  23. Hi Jenny, I'm a friend of Joelle's from way back when and just found your blog from hers! Have sent the link over to my friend Emma who runs a site you might enjoy- http://www.theculturevulture.co.uk
    Really loving the photos on both your blogs, they are great. This one is really striking but I do really like the squished Santa as well!

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  24. Well seen AND well done!:)

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