We had some interesting sunlight illuminating snowy scenes lately. Some examples:
As the afternoon progressed the light had an orange tint …
Probably because of the reflection off of the orange coloured clouds:
… giving an interesting glow to the quartering backlit landscape.
… with even more dramatic colouration when directly backlit:
(Yes, the above is worth clicking on a couple times to see the sparkling nature of the ice on those branches. Use your brower “back” button to return to this blog.)
… ending up with a gentle reflection off of the snow:
…. or screened by this oft-photographed clump of tamaracks on Shebeshekong Road on the Shawanaga FN Reserve.
… and in the evening the scattering of moonlight by the ice particles in thin clouds provided this glimpse of a lunar corona:
It is always amazing, eh?