-7c to be precise…

[Sony a350, Sigma 17-70@70mm; f/5.6; 1/60sec; ISO 100; LR3]


leaf, leaves, green, frost, winter

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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  • JanT
    JanTover 3 years ago

    What great rim frost, George! I don’t want to compete really, but it’s -14C here. Of course, I don’t think I could find a green leaf anywhere, or what we call hoar frost. Lovely!

  • He he, thanks Jan. I was going to add “…even though my Alascan friends may laugh…” but I decided that it would only be a cruel reminder of how seriously cold it really gets there :-) But -7c in Mid-UK is pretty impressive for us.

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • JanT
    JanTover 3 years ago

    I know, George. I can tell those low temps are rare, since the leaves still have chlorophyll.

  • Evergreens ;-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Gary Murison
    Gary Murisonover 3 years ago

    -7C: that’s still T-Shirt weather for us Scots ;)
    Great shot George. Hope that you are well, and hope that you and family have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Best wishes

  • Yes, so I hear… LOL. Thank you my friend, best wishes to you and yours too!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • photosbytony
    photosbytonyover 3 years ago

    Great image and great song. I have always loved that song. tony

  • Many thanks for the fav Tony, greatly appreciated!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Nathalie Chaput
    Nathalie Chaputover 3 years ago

    Awesome shot my friend!
    I don’t want to compete either but it was -15C here today and we’ve had 25cm of snow since Monday and we are suppose to get another 20cm Sunday!

  • I know, I know :-) I wasn’t complaining about the 7c. But we are a lot less used to it here and certainly a lot less prepared! :)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinover 3 years ago

    Brrrrrr ….. 18 degrees C outside right now … do I wear a sweatshirt or just go out in my tee?? …. Off tomorrow to about -2C

    Lovely frost George!

  • Tease! ;-) You’ll get your just rewards… HAve fun tomorrow, I hope you get plenty of snow to shoot.

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Paul Wilkin
    Paul Wilkinover 3 years ago

    Nice shot. It was very cold recently. I blame the government!

  • I blame the guy who plays with the big thermostat in the sky… :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Themis
    Themisover 3 years ago

    Beautiful find – great take

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  • Great! Thank you very much Mariaan, much appreciated! :-)

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

  • Johanne Brunet
    Johanne Brunetover 3 years ago

    Love this, George! The frosty edging makes it look like nature’s rendition of cloisonnism. Lovely!

  • :-) Thanks Johanne, glad you like it!

    – George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)

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