On the Bay #18
Nottawasaga Bay, Collingwood, Ontario
On the Bay #17
Hiker on frozen Nottawasaga Bay
On the Bay #16
Ice caverns on Nottwasaga Bay
On the Bay #12
Tree in Winter
Waiting, waiting, waiting for Spring.
In a World of White
Mute swan on Collingwood's frozen waterfront.
Blue is White
Snow-making at Blue Mountain Resort, seen across Collingwood Harbour
Clouds picking up moisture along the horizon from the open waters of Nottawasaga Bay.
Walking on Water #3
This juvenile mute swan seems surprised it can walk on the freezing bay.
Creeks and streams are getting a temporary reprieve from our recent deep freeze.
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice. ~Robert Frost
Blizzard-like conditions make it difficult to see the fishing village that's springing up on Collingwood Harbour.
The Ski Train
My abstract version of the sculpted clay mural by Richard Gill, depicting the arrival of the 1950’s ski train, carrying passengers bound for the ski hills, at Craigleith Station.
Spotted near the airport in Collingwood, Ontario.
Silver Creek in Grey County, Ontario
Bent But Not Broken
Taken in the Pretty River Valley Provincial Park near Collingwood, Ontario.
Taken at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre in Gravenhurst, Ontario
The Way the Wind Blows
Pretty River Valley Provincial Park in Grey County, Ontario.
Mother Nature's Bling
Black Ash Creek in Collingwood, Ontario
As soon as the harbour freezes over a fishing village springs up. I managed a couple of quick pics before the snowsquall swallowed us up.
Winter Village #2
This little fishing village on Collingwood harbour disappeared before my eyes as a snowsquall blew in across Georgian Bay.
Come Sit a Spell
After the ice storm Collingwood's Millennium Park was as beautiful as it was dangerous.
Come Sit a Spell #2
Westerly winds whipping across the open waters of Georgian Bay coat Collingwood's Millennium Park in layers of ice.
If you were out today, I hope you bundled up! I captured this lynx at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre in Gravenhurst on a frigid January day very much like today.
Taken at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre in Gravenhurst, Ontario on the coldest day of the year.
Taken at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre in Gravenhurst, Ontario.
The chickadees took refuge in the bushes this morning while they waited for me to refill the feeder. They don't seem to mind the snow.
Copyright © 2014. Diane Hammond