Sunday, March 01, 2009

Thematic Photographic 38: "Winter" v.5.0 - Ice Tassles

"Ice Tassles"
Raleigh, NC - January 2009 (Click to embiggen)

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I'm only surprised by this formation of icicles because of the wind that day. You'd think that something as flexible as a canvas awning blowing in the breeze would have fractured the ice clinging to it and caused it to break free. Okay, maybe you wouldn't think that. But I would.Violence Unsilenced
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SandyCarlson said...

I'm amazed by the symmetry. They're all about the same length and streaming straight down the canvas.

I have this crazy idea I would like to actually see icicles form. The problem might be blinking. But they seem to appear out of the blue.

mamie said...

It is so unusual to see this much color in a photograph of icicles. Great shot.

Anonymous said...

I love the title of this photograph, and the explanation of it as well.

Guy D said...

Awesome capture.

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Mimi Lenox said...

But you captured it beautifully. They look delicate and deadly at the same time.

Anonymous said...

The icicles I see on pictures are normally thick and fat, these are slim and pretty sexy in a way :P

p/s: I'm too addicted to the net, I'm actually sitting around Starbucks just for access!! *LOL*

Asha said...

Happy snowy Monday morn' to you! :)

We lived thru' 1995 -60F wind chill blizzard in Minneapolis, MN, so nothing fazes now! :D

Even awnings freezes stiff if it's below freezing for icicle to form.

Shadow said...

i'd have also thought. must've been darn cold!

Shadow said...

i'd have also thought. must've been darn cold!

lisaschaos said...

How funny! I hadn't even thought about that when I snapped a canvas blowing around while the icicles clung on. :) Great minds and all. ;)


Eaton Bennett said...

This is a great snap, I can't get anything like that here and I bet you wish it wasn't cold enough to snapping pics like this either. It's beautiful. :)