Winter landscapes

For the most part, I hate winter.

Continental Europe really has two winters. One of rain, around 0°C temperatures, puddles and fog, and one of snow, endless white, and subzero temperatures. While it’s the former that dominates most of the winter period, the latter manages to break through for a couple of days every now and then, introduce some silent white into the otherwise bleak and wet landscapes, only to all melt away again after the next onset of rain.
There’s nothing really to like about an extended and colder version of autumn, just without the rusty colours of leafs and sunsets.

However, those few days where the white landscape takes over, finally the poetic, fragile, and silent nature of winter absorbs everything around us.

All photographs taken with a Leica M6, on Ilford Delta 100 film.
Lenses: Summicron 35mm F2, Elmarit 90mm F2.8

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