Thursday, December 29, 2011

The Night Sky

 
Falling snow and tree branches in the night sky, snapped with flash.
Click the pic to enlarge

Bits and pieces flung into the universe,
sticking in the sky like cotton balls on a jet black velcro surface.
Bradley Chicho

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51 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

snowflake bokeh! :)

BR said...

I like the way the snowflakes reflect the flash light. Perfect quote for this!

Ellie said...

Looks like tiny pingpong balls. Great shot!!

thomas said...

wow!Lovely shot,i haven't seen something like this before.

Mary said...

Wonderful snowy universe, Karen!

Kim, USA said...

I was thinking of taking photos like this especially now that we have lots of snow for two days. I like your photos it's very clear. Advance HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Liz said...

Fantastic capture. Happy New Year!

Skywatch

Sylvia K said...

I do love your snowy night, Karen! What a great capture for the day! Hope your week is going well. Wishing your a very Happy New Year!

Sylvia

Carver said...

I love the way you captured the falling snow against the night sky.

Debbie said...

it looks like snowflake ornaments, decorating the tree!!

isn't it lovely what nature provides!!

Gary said...

Nature's Fairy Lights!! Happy New Year Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

NixBlog said...

Amazing photo!
Have a Happy New Year!

Wenche said...

Beautiful ! :0) Great shot ! :0)

Al said...

Nice! It's been a few days since we had snow, but there's still plenty on the ground.

MarieElizabeth said...

Neat shot, good use of the flash reflection. We're still waiting for snow here.

Emille said...

Beautiful capture, Karen! Wishing you a happy New Year!

Stewart M said...

Great shot - love the big white flakes. May be a while before I can try that technique!

Cheers and have a good New Year.

Stewart M - Australia

Martha Z said...

A great capture and perfect words to go with it. I do like the imagery in that quote.

forgetmenot said...

Karen, what a fabulous shot--so dramatic in B&W, as well as very artistically done--nice work. Have a Happy New Year. Mickie :)

ladyfi said...

A lovely winter shot!

Indrani said...

Beautiful night shot.
Happy New Year to you and yours!

Leovi said...

Delightful B & W, great photo with excellent lighting at night, I love those snowflakes. I wish you a happy new year.

Shifan said...

wow!Lovely shot.Wishing you a happy New Year!

Marion said...

Great capture, nice bohek this way!
Best regards, marion

Rajesh said...

Terrific capture.
Wish you Happy and Prosperous New Year.

Karin M. said...

I wish you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2012 ... I'm looking forward to a successful and creative bloggernewyear ...

Warm greetings, Karin

Dragonstar said...

Lovely shot!

Les... said...

terrific shot, looks like you have the universe in your tree! Have a Happy and Wonderful New Year *S*

Woody said...

A magical shot, like little cotton balls.

Happy New Year!

Dimple said...

Winter is amazing for photography (sometimes!). You caught the snow perfectly!

awarewriter said...

Neat and unusual shot. Happy New Year

Cindy F. Adkins said...

That is incredible, Karen! Happy New Year to you!
Hugs, Cindy

Carver said...

Great snow shot.

snowwhite said...

Karen,
You caught a fantastic world!! Snow looks so soft and beautiful. I wish I could stand under the tree and look up at falling snow!
Have wonderful holidays and Happy New Year.
keiko

Genie said...

Awesome capture....great photography. I WISH we would get a good snow storm. I am really ready for one. Here it is almost 2012, and still we have not had a real snow. Happy New Year. genie

Kay L. Davies said...

Gorgeous shot!
Happy New Year!

Dianne said...

Snowflake city - just gorgeous Karen - wishing you a wonderful healthy and safe 2012.

Birgitta said...

I like this! Wonderful shot!

Gringo said...

Have a Happy New Year Karen!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Like pockets of white light in flight! Fascinating contrasts of shapes!

Artlover said...

Verty great shot in B%W. Happy new year.

James said...

What a cool shot! I love snow!

Happy 2012!

Island Rambles Blog said...

Hi lovely shot of the snow with flash........my first time on Weekend Reflections
and I have put on a party of reflections for
everyone to come and see.

Dianne said...

cotton balls on black velcro!!
brilliant

Rejen said...

Nice capture of the snow..A happy new year...;-D

NatureFootstep said...

nice snow shot. :)

wishing you a great new year. :)

Mandolin said...

This is an awesome shot...great black and white. I wish I had snow to photograph!

Kat Sloma said...

Very cool shot! Happy new year, coming by from the Creative Exchange.

lisa said...

WOW! What a neat photograph this is Karen!
So perfect for the New Year.

Thank you so very much for sharing with us today at The Creative Exchange.

Have a great day!

lisa.

Ruth said...

I love doing this! A wonderful image, very magical :)

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Fantastic photo. Happy New Year. V