Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Wednesday’s Photos

Canada Geese in Search of Food

Last week we had our first major snowfall. Fortunately milder weather and plenty of rain quickly melted the white stuff away. But rain or snow, our flocks of Canada geese are not flying south anymore and are tough enough to endure the winter. Here is a video that I composed from recent captures and from clips stored in my archive. I am using Filmora X now and found it a lot easier to use than VideoPad. Enjoy.

Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

More Ice and Snow

On Valentine’s Day, my wife and I ventured out into the cold again. As we put on very thick gloves to prevent frostbites, we found it very difficult to handle those tiny buttons on our digital cameras. So we bared our hands to shoot some more pictures of the impressive ice formation. In return for our numb fingers, we were rewarded with a few more photos with interesting ice formations. Over a cup of coffee and a delicious apple torte, we always preview, compare and critique each other’s photos. Rain and milder weather are in the forecast. So this could be easily the last instalment of winter photos. Enjoy.

Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Wednesday’s Photos

Photo Essay

After so much praise Winter should say good-bye and let Spring have her say.

Arriving at the Fauquier Boat Dock

Arriving at the Fauquier Boat Dock

Rose Hips Ready for Spring

Rose Hips Ready for Spring

Fungus Growth on a Birch Tree

Fungus Growth on a Birch Tree

There are three human figures hidden in the ice. Can you see them?

There are three human figures hidden in the ice. Can you see them?

Beautiful Ingorsol Mountain

Beautiful Ingersoll Mountain Viewed through a Frame of Driftwood

You can also view my photo stream at flickr.com. Photos are taken mostly from the Arrow Lakes area. Simply search for Peter Klopp under people.

Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Wednesday’s Photos

Snow Sculptures at the Fauquier Boat Dock

At -12 degrees my wife and I went down to the Fauquier Boat Dock and braved the bone chilling temperature in order to take advantage of an especially sunny afternoon. Of course, we took our cameras along. The snow piled up by the snow plough attracted our attention, as the snow had turned into fascinating snow sculptures. One problem was that we had to take our gloves off to snap a picture. So it did not take very long and our right hand was so numb that we had to call it a day and return to our cozy home. I hope you will enjoy the photos. While some of you are already posting pretty spring flowers, I can only offer images of snow and ice.

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Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Wednesday’s Photos

Lakeshore Impressions on a Grey November Day

About 60 km south of Nakusp on Highway 6 lies the small community of Fauquier, where the free ferry takes you across the Lower Arrow Lake. Here at one of the most beautiful locations in the West Kootenays my wife and I have been living and raising our family since 1976. Today I take you down for a stroll along the lakeshore not far away from the popular 9-hole golf course and boat dock.

Enjoy the tour!

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You can also view my photo stream at flickr.com. Photos are taken mostly from the Arrow Lakes area. Simply search for Peter Klopp under people.

A Walk with Biene over a Frozen Landscape

Photo Essay

After so much praise Winter should say good-bye and let Spring have her say.

Arriving at the Fauquier Boat Dock

Arriving at the Fauquier Boat Dock

Rose Hips Ready for Spring

Rose Hips Ready for Spring

Fungus Growth on a Birch Tree

Fungus Growth on a Birch Tree

There are three human figures hidden in the ice. Can you see them?

There are three human figures hidden in the ice. Can you see them?

View across the Arrow Lake

View across the Arrow Lake

Biene Soaking up the February Sunrays

Biene Soaking up the February Sun Rays

Remnants of a Cherry Orchard Standing at the Beach

Remnants of a Cherry Orchard Standing at the Beach

Wooden Phantom casting its Shadow onto the Snow

Wooden Phantoms Casting their Shadow onto the Snow

Map of Africa Formed by Ice

Map of Africa Formed by Ice

Beautiful Ingorsol Mountain

Beautiful Ingersoll Mountain Viewed through a Frame of Driftwood