Winter on my mother-in-law’s farm can be brutal! But our boys beg to go each year just to play in the snow! We all freeze and have a blast! Taken with a Nokon L310 in Winthrop, Washington, USA.

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I have had a camera in my hand since the late sixties! Recently someone looked at a photo display I had in a coffee shop and got goose bumps. All I try to do is to capture various aspects of God’s amazing creation and let you also enjoy what I am seeing! If you get goose bumps, that’s great. But remember I only capture what he created. He creates, I capture, we enjoy.

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  • lucin
    lucinalmost 2 years ago

    This is a delight. Lovely. Lovely. I am starting an ink and paint class. I am a real beginner. I need to draw a building scape. This is a perfect inspiration for that. I am going to use it for my practice. I hope you won’t mind. I definitely won’t be selling any work from it. Trust me. :) Thank you so much for your unknown support of my new pursuit. Should I end up one of America’s ink drawing masters, I will give you credit, ok? :)

  • Hi Lucin, I am glad you enjoyed this pic. Too bad it was taken with such a crummy camera. I would love to see your final product (or a pic of it, anyway). No need to give me credit, but I do want you to create it in a snowsuit! :<} That’s how I took it as it was VERY cold, in the low teens when I took this shot!

    – Randy Richards

  • seeya
    seeyaalmost 2 years ago

    I can see the appeal for the youth to want to explore and play in that lovely setting, and wonderful photo ops for you! Growing up in So Cal, I would be at a loss to deal with it every day during the winter. Beautiful capture, Randy:) Sandy

  • aussiedi
    aussiedialmost 2 years ago

    http://www.richards-photos.net/redbubble_site_0...!

    this would make a great Christmas card..well captured

  • It was taken at Christmas time and boy was it cold!! Thanks for the feature, Di!

    – Randy Richards

  • aussiedi
    aussiedialmost 2 years ago

    oops ..sorry about that Randy

  • Tori Snow
    Tori Snowalmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks Tori, I am glad we don’t have to deal with snow in Hawaii! (Other than in the winter above 11,000 feet)

    – Randy Richards

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréalmost 2 years ago

  • Andrew S
    Andrew Salmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks Andrew, Grandma’s ranch is a favorite place for our family, minus the 12 degrees.

    – Randy Richards

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroalmost 2 years ago

    Superb image! Wow!

  • Thanks Glenn, we love heading up to Winthrop, minus the very cold temps in the winter!

    – Randy Richards

  • fauselr
    fauselralmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful

  • McGaffus
    McGaffusalmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks McG!

    – Randy Richards

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