“Winter’s First Whisper”

“It’s late November and though it’s still autumn, winter’s first whispers hint at snowy days to come as frost clings to slender branches and the world prepares once more for its winter slumber.” – Ed Lehming

I recently realized that it has been many months since I have posted here. I really can’t recall the event that led to my absence but I have been making photos all along, I simply have not made the time to post them.

Last week I went for quick hike and made several photos which I modified as digital paintings. The original photos were pleasing but did not quite convey the scenes that I witnessed that day. So, I unapologetically tweaked them till the scene as I saw it emerged.

It was the first significant snowfall this season and the frost played beautifully in the late morning light, creating a soft glow that brightened the shadows. I found the scene very soothing, though I will miss the wonderful autumn colours we have been so blessed with lately. I will be sharing those images over the next few days and weeks.

iPhone 12 Pro @ 6.0 mm
1/505 sec, f/2.0, ISO 25

7 Comments on ““Winter’s First Whisper”

  1. Gosh, that’s gorgeous, Ed! Glad you’re back. I’m looking forward to getting my winter fix through your photos. As we’re in Arizona now, I have to drive some distance to find winter. 🙂

    janet

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