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Clearing Storm

Posted by
Scott F. Schilling (San Martin, United States) on 26 February 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A view looking east as a winter storm leaves a blanket of white light in its wake.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Wow Scott, this is just stunning. The blue-white tones, the branches looking like lace. Sheer beauty.

26 Feb 2009 5:37am

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Scott, this series of yours is so outstanding. Just one stunner after another.

26 Feb 2009 6:14am

WABIKOJA from Shiga, Japan

Love the details, beautiful shot!

26 Feb 2009 6:27am

EYES WIDE SHUT from United Kingdom

Absolutely gorgeous, Scott. A scene of so much splendour

26 Feb 2009 7:37am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I know how badly you need the water and I guess I haven't seen enough winter photos from up there to know if this was a heavier snow year in the high Sierras.
I love the distant detail in this one.

26 Feb 2009 11:04am

@Judy: Dear Judy, This photograph is from the coastal range of mountains in the San Francisco Bay Area - which typically gets snow at these elevations 2 to 3 times a year. We have had very good rain/snow this month in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Norther California in general. We have a good storm coming in this weekend which, if all goes well, our rainfall for the year will be at normal - very good news!!

Mozhde from mashhad, Iran

dreamy land !! grate shot...

26 Feb 2009 3:08pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Another beautiful winter scene...

26 Feb 2009 4:54pm

peter from new york, United States

love it!

26 Feb 2009 6:46pm

Rehim from Baneh -Kurdistan, Iran

Great shot ,well done!

26 Feb 2009 8:16pm

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

Nice scene. I like the way you composed it with the downed tree in the foreground.

27 Feb 2009 12:13am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful yet again! i have truly enjoyed you perspective on the winter season through your photos! very original work!

27 Feb 2009 1:42am

Cricket-Tammy from Huntsville, United States

Oh boy....this is cold. What a image.

Hey...is that Stephen Phillips and Lacey at a distance. :)

27 Feb 2009 7:01am

@Cricket-Tammy: Cricket - thanks for the comments and yes I think I do see Stephen Phillips and Lacey hiding under the oak tree in the shadows on the left hand side - just off center!