An American dipper in the cold mist
The quick stab of wintry weather last weekend reminded me of a visit to the Vermilion Lakes in January. It was cold, -25°C cold, but this American dipper flitted around the pond with the energy typical of this species.
This was a welcome distraction from my wait for daybreak, still 15 minutes away, so I switched to a telephoto lens and photographed the comings and goings for a little while. Hot springs seep out of the hillside and run into the pond which keeps sections ice-free throughout the winter and creates the hazy mist that rolls in slow motion waves across the water. It was a beautiful spot to be on a frigid morning – even when my fingers might argue it was not worth it, I believe it was.
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Love the last one 🙂 I really like the cool temperature of these ones 🙂
April 12, 2017 at 2:25 pm
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April 11, 2017 at 7:53 am
April 10, 2017 at 7:23 am
Why dont you visit Nepal?
April 7, 2017 at 5:44 am
I would love to!!! I just haven’t yet.
April 10, 2017 at 8:24 am
Hope you will visit soon
April 16, 2017 at 8:15 pm
Love these images and this bird! I never really see images of dippers in the winter. Does he go under the water in this colder weather?
April 5, 2017 at 9:53 pm
So captivating! Love the hues of blue in the pictures.
April 5, 2017 at 9:00 pm
I’m especially fond of the third photo. The frost (or hoarfrost? I’m not sure of the difference) is beautiful, and the ripples are a nice contrast to all that sharpness. I was interested to learn about the hot springs, too, and I’m sure the birds appreciate them.
April 5, 2017 at 7:09 pm
Oh my gosh, it was totally worth it. These images are so beautiful. The tones are wonderful
April 5, 2017 at 5:33 pm
Fantastic hues of blue. Such a captivating scene!
April 5, 2017 at 10:24 am
Lovely blue …
April 5, 2017 at 9:54 am
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April 5, 2017 at 9:00 am
Like your photography
On 5 Apr 2017 6:22 pm, “Christopher Martin Photography” wrote:
> Christopher Martin posted: ” The quick stab of wintry weather last weekend > reminded me of a visit to the Vermilion Lakes in January. It was cold, > -25°C cold, but this American dipper flitted around the pond with the > energy typical of this species. This was a welcome distr” >
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