Natural landscapes: finding a way through winter


Hemmed in by forest on one side and a cliff wall on the other, this section of Rocky Mountain creek was the perfect place for a long exposure to highlight the ice formations and turn the flowing water into a gentle silky lines.
I photographed a larger view that’s quite compelling (you can see it here:, but even as I made that picture, I knew there would be good close-ups, too. In both these photos, I went with black-and-white because the colours were pretty muted and monotone heightens the drama.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter.

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