A MACROPHOTOGRAPHY SERIES OF MELTING SNOW ICE
Coming from a tropical country, ive always dreamt of seeing snow and experience walking on it.
During my Christmas holiday in the United Kingdom, I was lucky to have seen not just a flurry of
snowfalls but also experienced walking on the street during a blizzard, getting stuck in the traffic
during a snow storm, played with snowballs, rolled over like a kid in the snow and most of all hiked
on a snow covered mountain in Surrey.
But what really amazed me most is how quickly snow changes not just the environment and its
surroundings but also its form. When snow falls on the ground, it is fluffy, light and powdery.
Depending on the amount of the snow falls, it covers the whole area turning it into a white magical
place in just a short span of time. During the cycle of melting and refreezing, ice turns heavier and
granular and eventually into a dense mass. The melting from snow/ice occurs in high temperature
during daytime allowing the meltwater to percolate at the base of snowpack.
But how does snow ice form if the ground temperature is above freezing?
My curiousity got through me and i decided to find some answers through my camera lens. This
series of macrophotography of melting snow ice was taken on a sunny day while hiking in Box Hill,
a beautiful area situated in Surrey, South East of London with a breathtaking views across the
Have a look at these photos and find out what the ice figures or shapes remind you of…….
Which snow ice photo did you like the most?
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