Most of England has come to a standstill with the amount of snow and the unusual level of cold for this time of the year. Abandoned cars, schools are closed, burst watermains, power cuts. Nature however, has a wonderful way of not panicking…

Just outside my office window… :-)

[Sony a350, Sigma 17-70@45mm, f:8, 1/30, ISO-100; EV+1.75; converted from RAW]


snow, winter, cold, nature, hope, determination

My grandfather was a serious amateur photographer in the ’20s and ’30s, leaving me a legacy of stereoscopic pictures and equipment. The bug passed through the genes to my father and to me. I started taking pictures seriously when I was 11 and I spent most of my teenage years in and out of the darkroom. University, work and kids put photography on pause but my first digital camera in 2006 re-kindled my interest. RB has given me a vehicle for sharing my work and for learning so much.

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  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...over 4 years ago

    Superb capture George.

  • Thank you very much Richard! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 4 years ago

    Fantastic George!
    Zen at work.

  • Thank you my friend, I appreciate it! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Johanne Brunet
    Johanne Brunetover 4 years ago

    Very appealing! Inspires hope and determination!

  • Thank you Johanne, you’ve managed to put into words what I saw… :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballover 4 years ago

    Wonderful image George!

  • Thank you so much for favoring it Susan :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Tamara Brandy
    Tamara Brandyover 4 years ago

    Inspiring, very beautiful :)

  • Happy New Year Tamara! Thank you very much for the favoring :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 4 years ago

    very nice

  • Thank you very much Ray! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinover 4 years ago

    Love the simplicity George …. such hope :-)

  • Thank you my friend. And fav too! I’m blushing… :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Tambala
    Tambalaover 4 years ago

    Gosh! Very minimalist! Superb image!

  • Glad you like it Tina, thank you! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • sneha
    snehaover 4 years ago


  • Thank you very much! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    stunning image

  • Thank you very much! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

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