Heavy Laden Blizzard by Lois  Bryan

A glorious glimpse into a brief moment in time … the snow is still falling but in the distance, can a glimmer of brighter light be seen? Is the storm finally ending?

This image was taken on top of Blue Knob Mountain, in Claysburg, Pennsylvania in January of 2009. Although the original image, Heavy Laden, has been very popular, I’ve had many greeting card sales of this version with the snow-falling texture … and decided to post it as wall art, as well. Image taken with the Nikon D40x 1/20/2009. My thanks to CG Textures for the illusion of falling snow, added in Photoshop.

All images are copyright © Lois Bryan. All materials contained may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted, borrowed, swiped, snitched or downloaded in any way, shape or form. All rights reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited. NO MEANS NO.

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  • Bruce  Dickson
    Bruce Dicksonover 2 years ago

    Very nice Lois!

  • Bruce!!!! Great to see you!!!! Thank you!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 2 years ago

    Lovely work Lois …

  • Wonderful to hear from you, Tom … thank you!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitover 2 years ago

    Beautiful Lois!!

  • Hey Deb!!!! Thank you!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Sarah Vernon
    Sarah Vernonover 2 years ago

    Lovely! Well done on the greeting card sales.

  • thanks so much, Sarah … thought it was time to bring it to the big time, lol!!!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 2 years ago

    Nice capture.
    To bad we now have to go back and forth seeing the comments and discription.
    Begining to think they have no problem making things more difficult for all of us. Kind of makes you think of pulling up anchor and moving on to new places.

  • Hey Tim … thank you … I hear ya on the description thingie … remember when our descriptions ran down the side of the page??? How convenient that was!!!!! SIGH!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Lou-Garew
    Lou-Garewover 2 years ago

    This is beautiful…we have already had some of that weather here in Edmonton…18 inches of snow on November 7…our normal for the whole month is about 6 inches…so much prettier to look at in your photo than it is to shovel!

  • Hey Lou!!!!! Oh WOW … I’d heard about the snow you guys got … that’s outrageous!!!!!! The snow in this image is on top of a mountain in PA … and it’s a ski resort … so it’s what we all hope for all the time up there!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardover 2 years ago


  • Gisele!!!! Thank you!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    Beautifully captured Lois. Stay safe and warm.

  • Hiiiii Bunny!!!! Thank you, sweetie!!!! It turned very cold today, but no snow in the forcast for us just yet!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Softly
    Softlyover 2 years ago

    so pretty Lois

  • Thank you so much!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous image Lois!!!

  • thanks so much Dlouise!!!

    – Lois Bryan

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