On A Cold Winter’s Night…

Last night we were treated to a beautiful moon. With the heavy blanket of snow covering the ground and our frozen pond, the moonlight reflecting off the snow lit up the nighttime landscape.

I donned my parka and snowmobile boots and waded through the knee-deep snow in our backyard to make a few images of the moon and our pond.

Before I made any images, I stood in silence, soaking up the moonlight and the stunningly beautiful landscape before me. The silence was incredible. No wind, no animals calling – just the kind of silence that reaches to the depths of your soul.

Here are a few images from last night’s wonderful show…

The bright moonlight reflecting off the blanket of snow on our pond

The bright moonlight reflecting off the blanket of snow on our pond


The deer have been active recently. They criss-cross our pond, in search of something to eat and shelter from the cold winds.


Deer tracks criss-cross our pond.

Deer tracks criss-cross our pond.


Not a creature was stirring….


The only sound I heard was that of something making its way through the deep snow and trees. Probably deer, for their nightly visit.

The only sound I heard was that of something making its way through the deep snow and trees. Probably deer, for their nightly visit.





Filed under Creative Photography, Digital Photography, Landscape, Nature, nature photography, Winter

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