Frozen in Time

© Tess L. Yee

Frozen in Time

Uploaded: September 30, 2009


Taken 1/1/09. The property management company at my workplace is convinced that plants need a cool drink of water year-round. A waste of water, and not particularly beneficial to the plants...but it does make for photographic opportunity.

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Colette M. Metcalf September 30, 2009

Beautiful image! #1186474

Tiia Vissak September 30, 2009

wonderful tones, light, framing & dof! #7996648

Patricia Seidler September 30, 2009

Frozen water does produce so many interesting and crystal like effect. Great POV, lighting and clarity Tess. #7996667

Tess L. Yee September 30, 2009

Thanks for those super comments Colette, Tiia, and Patricia! They're always appreciated! #7996714

Karen Engelbreth September 30, 2009

Wonderful find and capture, Tess... #7996717

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 30, 2009

Beautiful composition and details, Tess. #7996748

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic September 30, 2009

wonderful shot Tess! love the tones & pov #7996772

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 30, 2009

Looks like my place last ice storm! #7996793

Gord MacEachern September 30, 2009

Lovely ice capture Tess, great lighting and detail! #7996869

Julie Burnett September 30, 2009

Lovely lighting, comp and colors, Tess. I love the blues on the branches! #7996909

Carla Metzler September 30, 2009

Beautiful! #7996910

Judith G. Secco September 30, 2009

Lovely wintry scene, Tess. Brrrrr... #7996986

Cathy Barrows September 30, 2009

very pretty #7997051

Monnie Ryan September 30, 2009

Oh, thank goodness you took this in January, Tess -- I've been worried about winter coming too fast this year! Outstanding shot! #7997252

Robert R. Goodman September 30, 2009

Hi Tess,Out here we might see that sight every five years if were lucky.Stunning capture!!!! #7997398

Murry Grigsby September 30, 2009

Nice ice Tess :0) I needed that after working in the yard this morning -- still hot and humid here in the Houston area. I love the transparency of the ice and crystal clear details of the branches!! #7997638

Tess L. Yee September 30, 2009

Wow! All those warm and wonderful comments are going to melt the ice!! Thanks to each of you for stopping by and having such nice things to say! #7997695

David Phalen September 30, 2009

Wonderful comp, light and clarity in an outstanding winter shot!! #7997967

Mike Clime September 30, 2009

Beautiful capture and great tones! #7998035

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 30, 2009

Wonderful lighting and details in this beautiful image, Tess!!! :-) k #7998370

Barbara Mason September 30, 2009

A beautiful composition Tess - a gentle reminder of what is just around the corner for some brrrrrh but not me yeah for Spring #7998548

Hal Bambrick September 30, 2009

Just Gorgeous!!!. #7998970

Tess L. Yee October 01, 2009

Thanks for those really super comments David, Mike, Kitty, Barbara, and Hal!!

(moving to Australia now...I HATE winter!) #7999662

Ray Clarke October 01, 2009

Beautiful capture and composition Tess.!!!(R) #7999752

Tess L. Yee October 01, 2009

Thanks for that super nice comment, Ray! #8000383

Renata Gusciora October 01, 2009

Awesome shot,incredible details,fantastic clarity,Tess! #8001436

Thomas E. Hinds October 01, 2009

Tess, I love everything about this image (except that the water is being wasted... but not completely wasted...!), nice comp and light and terrific details! Tom #8001732

Tess L. Yee October 02, 2009

Thanks for those great comments Sabrina, Renata, and Thomas! #8002026

Alan L. Borror October 02, 2009

This should be a winner, Tess! A very wonderful image! #8002506

Mitch Spence level-classic October 04, 2009

The glow of the light in this lovely macro is just great, Tess. #8007237

Rony Sagy October 04, 2009

Exceptionally beautiful, Tess. #8007507

Barbara Mason October 05, 2009

Congratulations again Tess yeah another Editor's Pic #8008589

Tess L. Yee October 05, 2009

Thank you Alan, Mitch, Rony, and Barbara! I really appreciate those fab comments!

I was both shocked and delighted to see the EP badges this morning...nice start to my rainy Monday!! #8009479

Stephen Zacker October 05, 2009

Like the contrast between the warm and cool colors. Super detail #8010318

Tess L. Yee October 05, 2009

Thanks for that really nice comment, Stephen! #8010351

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 06, 2009

Beautiful tones and comp, Tess...yes, a great combination od warms and cools! #8014375

Tess L. Yee October 07, 2009

Thanks for that super comment, Laurie! #8016622

Joseph M. Muench level-classic October 07, 2009

Lovely colors and composition.
-Joe #8017388

Tess L. Yee October 08, 2009

Thank you for the really nice comment, Joe! #8018665

Nick Lagos October 12, 2009

You can almost feel the cold here Tess... a fine capture... congrats #8029921

Tess L. Yee October 12, 2009

Thanks for that kind comment, Nick! #8030881

Ujjwal Mukherjee October 14, 2009

You continue to amaze,Tess!! Incredibly beautiful image!! #8036593

Tess L. Yee October 15, 2009

Thanks for that really generous comment, Ujjwal! #8038832

Christine Lobsinger level-classic October 19, 2009

A COOL Capture Tess...

SMILING #8049458

Tess L. Yee October 19, 2009

Thanks for the really COOL comment, Christine! #8049701

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