THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: WINTRY

 

Winter is harsh this year, and it seems to go on for ever. That’s why I decided to make wintry today’s challenge theme with apologies to those living in the Southern Hemisphere.

The bellow photo was captured in a secluded Istrian village, at the very beginning of winter, when snow was still non-existent, but the chill could be felt in the air, and the colours, light and scarce vegetation all screamed of winter.

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©Paula Borkovic

If you want to join this photo challenge:   

  • Make a photo post on today’s theme before next Thursday

  • Link to this challenge post, and tag your post #thursdaysspecial

  • Leave a comment under this post  

Click on the links bellow to see entries to this challenge: 

https://ledrakenoir.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/cool-weather

https://geriatrixfotogallerie.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/wintry/

https://tishfarrell.com/2017/01/26/frosted-apples-thursdays-special

https://travelwithintent.com/2017/01/26/winter-delight-st-albans-verulamium

https://unavistadisanfermo.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/wintry

https://suejudd.com/2017/01/26/thursdays-special-wintry

https://bildhof.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/thursdays-special-wintry/

https://dailymusing57.com/2017/01/26/thursdays-special-wintry

http://lessywannagohome.blogspot.hr/2017/01/preserved.html

https://travelwithintent.com/2017/01/26/foggy-london-january/

https://teepee12.com/2017/01/26/thursdays-special-blizzard

https://lucidgypsy.com/2017/01/27/hanging-on-through-winter/

https://12monthsinwarsaw.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/surfer-in-warsaw/

https://beyondthebrushphotography.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/winter-landscape/

https://anotherday2paradise.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/thursdays-special-wintry-glaciers/

https://weaklythoughts.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/an-unusual-morning/

NOTE: Next challenge (Thursday’s Special) will be on 2 February. There is no Black and White Sunday on 29 January.

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70 thoughts on “THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: WINTRY

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  2. Brrr….distinctly chilly! I missed some great shots of seriously frosty trees the other day, as I didn’t have my camera with me when I took my car to the garage. Groan! It was very Narnia

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  4. …this year in Milan we’re having continuously sunny days , no snow , and moderate cold temperatures….
    But i’m so sorry for you…!
    Your photo , entirely impregnated in a spell of bitter cold…..is one of the best wintry shots I’ve ever seen!

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    • This is fortunate for you, Anna. Our cold winds come from the east, and you are shielded by the Alps. I don’t remember when I saw the blue sky last. It could have been somewhere in December, when I took a weekend trip to Istria. Still, it is the right time of year to feel cold. There is a reason for each season. It is fascinating to see how light and colours change every month 🙂 Thank you so much for your nice comment.

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  7. You have captured that interesting blue colour that only appears in the winter light. And I love your smooth waterfall. Nice combination of textures and tones Paula, I’m sorry you are having such a harsh winter. I have hardly seen any frost here in the far south-west so I’ll have to dig in the archives for this challenge. Take care and keep warm 🙂

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  9. True. Temperatures are below zero in a two-digit range and it really affects the mood. But at least the sun come out today and the forecast says temperatures are going to rise. Yeah… 🙂

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  15. i’ve just noticed that you’re not posting tomorrow, Paula. I hope this means that you’ve managed to get away for a birthday break, but if not then I hope you’ll be having a delightfully restful time. 🙂

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