March Blizzard

by Jennifer Raknerud March. 14, 2019 142 views

We are in the grips of another March blizzard. Winter has been relentless and the howling outside my window makes it even more sinister. I believe we could see another 12 inches of snow.

I sat in my favorite chair and looked out the window into the neighborhood and decided I would brave the weather to play with shutter speeds. I stepped out the back door and there was nowhere to go with all of the snow.

I grabbed some ribbons and tied them outside our front door and started clicking away with various shutter speeds. Luckily, the deep freeze temperatures are not part of this blizzard so I actually able to stand outside.

Today the choice was made to step out of the darkness of yet another storm and see the color and beauty, even if I had to create it.

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Sherry Hill 6 days, 19 hours ago

hopefully winters last punch.. 
i love #4, it looks like  watercolour.. so pretty..

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Olga Helys 6 days, 19 hours ago

#1 is my fav!
Nice mood

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Antonio Gil 6 days, 23 hours ago

Very creative Jennifer, but what I really love is the view from the window smile

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Jennifer Raknerud Replied to Antonio Gil 6 days, 22 hours ago

Thank you, Antonio, it doesn't look so bad in black & white.  The house across the street is kind of ugly.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Jennifer Raknerud 6 days, 21 hours ago

That's the magic of photography smile

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Lynn F Medley 1 week ago

So creative ! And pretty!

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Jennifer Raknerud Replied to Lynn F Medley 6 days, 22 hours ago

Thank you for the kind comment.

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Laurie Madsen 1 week ago

Looks like you had fun braving the elements!
Really neat idea!

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Jennifer Raknerud Replied to Laurie Madsen 1 week ago

Thank you!  It helps now that we don't have -0 windchills!

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Laurie Madsen Replied to Jennifer Raknerud 1 week ago

Yes, I know just what you mean!
It's melting and raining and ugly here!
Snow should be near gone this week, even though we have MOUNDS of it!
We had a crazy winter with sub zero weather too, but it was enjoyable anyway. (at least we had snow)smile
Keep on braving the elements in the name of creativity...makes the dull season go by faster!

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Jennifer Raknerud Replied to Laurie Madsen 6 days, 22 hours ago

snowman

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Laurie Madsen Replied to Jennifer Raknerud 6 days, 21 hours ago

LOL-
It's cold and windy and frozen again! GLARE ICE everywhere.
It's supposed to warm up again, and if the forecast is right, this snow should be HISTORY!
How did you fare your storm?

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