Snow!

By Vladimir Brezina

Yesterday at dusk, just as the heaviest snow started to come down in NYC, we ventured out into Central Park—

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(More photos are here.)

Now, the next morning, the storm is over and the sun is peeking out. Time to go back into the park for a few more shots!

70 responses to “Snow!

  1. Nice set of Photos!!!
    Pedro.

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  2. 3rd from end and 5th from end were my favourites…..lovely magical snow

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  3. Thanks for taking us along on the stroll through the snow. I love that big tree in the opening photo! If the sun is out, and you’re out there capturing the light and shadow, i expect some amazing photos soon!
    z

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  4. They’re all lovely photos, but the lamp post shots are my particular favorites. Are you sure you didn’t wander into Narnia? :) Enjoy the snow!

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    • Johna Till Johnson

      That’s exactly what I said at the time: “Look Vlad, we’re in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”! Unfortunately he hasn’t read the book, so he didn’t get the reference… :-( I am hoping he’ll read them sometime soon!

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  5. Nice shots :-), the best for me is that with the intrepid jogger : a bit of red into a sea of snow…

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  6. As I scrolled down through your post, I kept thinking “Oh, this is the best photo – I have to mention it in my comment. No, wait, this is the best one – no, THIS one…” Anyway, what sticks in my mind at this point are the treetrunks gilded – silvered? – with snow, and the two pictures with the red-jacketed jogger and the green umbrella as the only flashes of color in the landscape, and the snow blowing past the lamppost. Wonderful images.

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    • Johna Till Johnson

      :-) Vlad is very entertaining when he takes photos. Re: the splashes of color–we had just started out when he stopped suddenly and said, “Wait, THEY are colorful!” It was a man and a woman, the man in an orange jacket, the woman in pink. Looking at them, I could see how they’d translate into one of these photos—but I wouldn’t have seen that on my own!

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  7. Wonderful snow scenes, Vlad. Love the green umbrella one, and also the grey tree trunks with the tiniest bit of brown branch attached. :)

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  8. great photos. I’m envious, wish I were there too.

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  9. So beautiful — amazing how that blanket of white transforms everything! ~ Kat

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  10. Gorgeous! I truly miss the four seasons of my Midwest childhood. Thanks!

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  11. Snow on tree branches–I miss seeing that. Waking up to a snowy wonderland after the first big storm of the season was one of my favorite winter moments when I was a child. This brought up those memories–thank you.

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  12. You brought back great memories of doing the same thing in Central Park!

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  13. Snow in New York looks romantic. Snow in Canada looks cold.

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  14. It must have been a thrilling event!

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  15. Miss Z made it back through no snow to lots of blowing snow here – she did so want to see Central Park like this, now she can! So much for the storm of the century…

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  16. Beautiful snow scenes!

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  17. You certainly got blasted! WOW!
    These pix are great!

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  18. so glad you got the snow! my youngest son lived on the upper west side for a few years, so it is all familiar, although i did not see it looking white! now he shows me photos of snow in paris ;-)

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  19. Beautiful photos of a tough event…in Mass, we just got plowed out today!

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  20. love the contrast of the “absence of color” of the snow and trees against the color of the stoplights! beautiful!

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    • Yes, that’s quite a startling and beautiful feature of the park in winter, especially with snow on the ground. You can see a long way through the bare trees, and there’s always a stoplight or two—or of course the Narnia lamps—visible somewhere, just as a reminder that this is man-made nature…

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  21. Great shots, Vladimir! It seems hard to believe that you are in the middle of New York city. The snow seems to have created a bubble around you that dropped you into another world.

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  22. I’ve never touched snow in my life. I went to USA in 1999, to Texas :)
    Nice pics to share!

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  23. Love the photos. I hope you are coping with all of the snow.

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  24. What beautiful pictures! We have had only a morning of snow here in Cornwall, Uk. :!

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  25. Brrr. I can see this was a sideways snow, not a pretty gentle down-falling one. Glad it wasn’t any worse, and your power stayed on! I like the textures on the 5th one, and the way the 7th one shows how people cope.

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  27. Brrr. It looks so cold there now! Love your photos, which make me yearn for winter! I haven’t experienced winter in two years, but next year, for sure I will. :-)

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  28. You make snowy days look enchanted! Thank you for sharing those beautiful photographs :)

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  29. I love the contrasting red runner’s top & yellow umbrella

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