Good effort though . . . I bet Wilson Bentley used a telescope attachment and the snowflake was dead flat so depth of focus was even. I think it must be very difficult to do. We had an hour of sleet today . . .brrr! . . . :)Am I first?
Yes, his were with a telescope attachment and he mounted them on black cloth while standing outside. I just stepped out and snapped a few as they landed on the bushes. I wasn't really trying to make them as good as him but just to capture some of the detail.
I reckon they are really good Betsy, my little snowflake . . . :)
I'll have to practice next winter and see if I can improve.
Awesome! It was a pretty snow here yesterday, too. They were the biggest snow flakes I had ever seen.
It was pretty! It's still exciting to me whenever it snows. I think it's so cool. :)
Oh I think your capture is magnificent. I just keep going back and looking...Beautiful. So sparkly.. Sunshine here today. Landscapers are out pruning already as the vines are growing like crazy.
I didn't think I did too bad! :) We just don't appreciate that each one is a beautiful, intricate shape when we see it as a big white mass. haha.
Very nice. I'm glad to say we did NOT have snow today :-)
Ours is gone today but it was pretty while it was here!
Excellent!That lens is getting a workout!Cheers!Linda :o)
Do you think that was the last snow of the season? ha. Hard to tell! Freezing today!
We might get freezing rain tomorrow....YIKES!
I don't think we're done! Better not pack away the boots!
My flip flops are at the door!
ha...well, at least wear socks with them!
You did a good job..very pretty!
They are pretty, aren't they? Little miracles, each one!
Not bad indeedthere at your feedAs little old youOnly got a fewWe still have a tonWant an igloo done?
Send me an igloo!I'll decorate it in blue.I'll still watch birds out the windowand whisper to cats below.ha.
Pretty cool to see such intricacies. You did a fabulous job!
It was pretty fun! I almost wish it would snow again so I could practice a little more!
Well, send me some if it does!
Wow - these are gorgeous shots Betsy!
Not too bad for a first try! I was freezing while I took them, though! ha.
Beautiful captures and so detailed...... SWEET.
Probably the last snow...glad I caught them!
Such pretty pics you have been putting up lately. Wonderful! Taria
Shall I send you some snow? ha.
We can use moisture anyway we can get it. Boy is it dry here but been about 75 out lately. A few weeks of nice weather and then the heat goes up! Send rain, send snow, yes. : ) Taria
These are so precious - especially against the green. I can't stop looking at them!
Those pine needles held them up nicely!
Hi Betsy - love the snowflakes and Bentley was extraordinary .. his attention to detail and dedication to his passion ... he's crept into my world a few times recently .. though I'm happy without any of that Spring Snow here! Lovely images you've given us - cold though .. we have sunshine today! Cheers Hilary
He was extraordinary...especially for the 1800's! The sun is breaking through the grey this morning....might actually feel like spring!
You pictures are chilling!I can't believe you still are getting snow. Maybe you won't have as many Bugs this summer!
It's fairly common for us...March and April are such a tease here...cold enough for winter coats in the morning but warmer in the afternoons.We dress in layers and check the forecast every morning before getting dressed. ha.One year I do remember it was warm for a couple of weeks and then we had a hard freeze. The bugs were significantly less that year...it was great! ha.
What do you know... winter does have hidden beauty.
Yes, it does! But I think I'm looking forward to photographing some sprouting leaves and buds...and I know you are! ha.
We have had SUNSHINE for two days and I FEEL the good medicine in that for me! Beautiful snowflakes, but I'm happy for some warmer weather and NO RAIN for awhile. ;) blessings ~ tanna
You're just like The Mister. ...the sunshine dictates how he feels! Sunny = happy. :)
I think you did a fabulous job. but...boo to snow in the spring!!!!
We had a few flakes even today! Spring is NOT here yet, no matter what the calendar says!
HERE I AM!! (Better late than never!) I love the snowflakes!! Good selective focus and depth of field, and good composition. If you guys keep having snow up that way, I'd like a picture of YOU making snow angels.... maybe that will be our tomato bet this year!! But get the picture now! HAHAHA..... (I'm just messing with you...)
Not bad for my first try, right? I love how sparkly they are...and at least you can see a little definition in them. I'll have to keep practicing.Snow angels? hahahaha.....this bet isn't fair, you know...you are ALWAYS going to have the first red tomato!
I'm serving coffee! Stay and chat!And no awards, please! Your comments are my awards!