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Ice (open thread)

Unread postby smulnik » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:42 pm

This winter, we haven't had much snow in the Lou (St. Louis :) ) but we have had weeks-long periods of below freezing temperatures, so we've got lots of ice. Here are just a few shots. Please feel free to post your own photos of ice. :)
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Ice accumulation on Mississippi river at the "Chain of Rocks" location. That's one of two water-intake towers next to the bridge.
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View from the bridge. Ice circles have formed behind the Chain of Rocks low-water dam.
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Close up of the ice circles.
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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby ValeryD » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:39 am

Cool stuff! :)
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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby aster » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:06 pm

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Hi Sig; :)

These circular ice accumulations or ice crystals are indeed a very interesting phenomenon. Never saw something similar in real life myself. Nicely observed. Looks very, very chilly...

Thanks for sharing,
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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby ValeryD » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:22 am

In your area is very cold winter for today, but I have some old shot.

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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby smulnik » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:52 pm

aster wrote:These circular ice accumulations or ice crystals are indeed a very interesting phenomenon. Never saw something similar in real life myself. Nicely observed. Looks very, very chilly...

When I went to the river, I expected to see chunks of ice as in Valery's photo. I was surprised to see the ice circles. It was very cold, and the only people I saw outside were other photographers. All of the "normal" people were at home trying to stay warm. :lol:
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Unread postby smulnik » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:09 pm

Valery,
I like all of the drama in your shot. The sharp chunks of ice, the solidness of the train trestle, and a very ominous looking sky. :)
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Unread postby smulnik » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:24 pm

The Grand Basin, leftover from the 1904 World's Fair.
Ice buildup around the fountains.
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The Art Museum overlooking the Grand Basin.
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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby smulnik » Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:10 pm

Another set from the Chain of Rocks.
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The ice sits quietly behind the "rapids" at the low-water dam. I'm not an engineer, but I'm guessing that the pressure of the river current rising up and over the low-water dam keeps the larger pieces of the ice-flow pushed back.
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The older of the two water intake towers (at this location) for the city of St. Louis.
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Ice on the rapids.
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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby aster » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:18 am

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Hi ValeryD, :)

That is everything a frozen winter may look like indeed. Nice processing as well.


Hi Sig, :)

Every photo in the last two shots are beautiful. You had some spectacular phenomena and architectural elements that contribute to the impact of the frames.

Thanks for sharing both,

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Unread postby sury » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:12 am

Wonderful shots all around folks.

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Unread postby bfitzgerald » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:42 pm

Don't have any ice but it did snow a bit caught the cat outside in "pounce" mode no doubt enjoying the newly found camouflage
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Unread postby bakubo » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:35 pm

Flying over Siberia and the Kara Sea at night. Photos from about 12,000 meters high with a Canon G16. Flying from Moscow to Tokyo.

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The lights are oil drilling platforms:

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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby sury » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:25 pm

Nice shots Henry. Especially the last one.
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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby smulnik » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:02 am

Love the cat's eyes, and the sunset over the Sea.

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Re: Ice (open thread)

Unread postby Dusty » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:06 pm

Sunset over the sea? I thought those were missile launches while overflying N. Korea! ;)

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