Beautiful Winter

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Just sharing some beauty around me today.

I stopped the car and hopped out to capture this moment — the woman behind me patiently waited till I turned and gave a  “thank-you wave

She rolled down the window as she drove around me saying…” ohhh how I wish I had my camera today!”

I told her some of my shots don’t always turn out the way I see them — but I took her address down. Then after downloading and bringing this up I had to  pop  this into the mail for her.

A great shot in your computer never shared isn’t really a great shot is it?

Lastly — came across this great chandelier!  Look at the fun colors — wouldn’t this be fun in a PINK child’s room??

Remember to focus on all the wonderfulness in your life and soon you will be amazed at how much more will be there!

TTFN~~Claudia

Be sure to visit Beverly and the Pink Gals

Mary- Little Red House for Mosaics.

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January 7, 2011 at 5:49 pm | winter | 42 comments

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42 responses to “Beautiful Winter”

  1. Nancy says:

    What a beautiful shot, Claudia.  You are so right – sharing your pictures makes them just perfect!  It’s 70 here today but I think some of your frigid temps are headed this way.  Have a wonderful weekend.  xoxo Nancy

  2. Happier Than A Pig in Mud says:

    Your snowy pic is beautiful, the woman will be so happy when she gets it! That chandy, wow, how fun is that anywhere:@)

  3. ellen b says:

    Wowzers! These shots are just beautiful, Claudia!

  4. Michelle says:

    Beautiful  winter white wonderland!  Georgeous pink lighting!

  5. LaVoice says:

    There is not a bad shot in this post.  The snow scenes are breathtaking.  You are doing that lady a nice service.  We all need to be thoughtful of others.

  6. Marydon says:

    Claudia ~ So peaceful & radiant & gorgeous … warmth in a winter wonderland.  Captured so beautifully.  TY for sharing.
     

    ~ Pop over for our Giveaway ~
    Happy Pink Saturday weekend ~
    TTFN ~
    Marydon

  7. Gail says:

    Beautiful pictures, I am bad about leaving my camera behind and I really missed out on shots like this back in Nov.  sigh…..
    Love the chandelier, so festive, just brings a smile.

    Happy PS
    Gail

  8. Holly says:

    Oh, your pictures are beautiful!!!  Isn’t it wonderful the people that we meet?!  I am sure that when I see a woman taking random pictures somewhere that she must have a blog!
    Happy Pink Saturday!

  9. A Garden of Threads says:

    Yes, I agree Claudia, pictures are for sharing. A gift to a stranger is perfect and your shots are that perfect. Take care and have a wonderful weekend.

  10. Sherry says:

    Happy Pink Saturday Claudia Sweetie…
    To heck with a child’s room, I would love it in my room.
    Oh how beautiful it is. I love the detail on the crystals.

    Now that is just like you sweet one, to share. How special.
    I know this particular lady was so overjoyed that she
    waited on you, and in exchange she was able to capture
    this moment as well. What an eye you have behind the lens
    of your camera. I absolutely love to come and see what you
    have captured each visit.

    Hope you have a warm and wonderful weekend sweetie.
    Many hugs and SO much love, Sherry

  11. The Snowy Street scene just took my breath away!!!  I live in the AZ Desert and enjoy a warm climate, but these snowscapes are delightful and I’m enjoying all those that everyone is capturing and sharing.

    Dawn… The Bohemian

  12. Riet says:

    NOw, I love that pink mosaic and the snowy lane is breathtaking. Happy pink Saturday

  13. char says:

    Breathtaking is the word that comes to mind. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

  14. Donnie says:

    What beautiful photos.  You’re right to share such beautiful things.  The chandy is just gorgeous.

  15. Sarah says:

    Beautiful and good for you enjoying the gorgeous day!
    HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!
    Sarah

  16. Oh wow!!!!! Claudia!!!!  These are breathtaking!!!!  I just couldn’t take my eyes off the show shots!  So many time I find amazing snow shots that I want to shoot and those are the moments that I don’t have my camera with me!  Thank you so much for sharing with the woman behind you!!!!!
    Amazing!
    Building Home with Him,
    Mary Joy

  17. Claudie says:

    Never mind in a child’s room WHAT ABOUT CLAUDIE’S ROOM!!!!
    Love your winter scene, and I would have done the very same thing as you dear friend. Taken her address and mailed her the image. GoOd On yOu.
    Happy PS… mine’s all about Randy lol
    Love You and your answers : )
    Love Me
    oxoxoxoxxo

  18. Terri says:

    Hi Claudia, Amazing and beautiful.  Not that I don’t love the whimsical chandelier — in fact, right up my alley, but the winter pictures are  breathtaking. I imagine a couple having fought, he stops the car and she gets out, he pulls over.  She runs into the snow under the icy trees not taking her coat or gloves; he catches her, kisses her quivering lips, takes his coat off and wraps it around her and says, “It doesn’t matter; nothing matters; I’m your husband and I love you. If we can’t forgive each other then what’s this life about.”  — makes you forget what the argument was all about. Her response was all that matters — what do  you think it was?  Something like, a downward glance with a slight smile, arm in arm they head back to the car, “I love you”, she says quite softly, but he heard her. — That is what photos like this do to my imagination.  So thanks for inspiring us.  Blessings Terri http://www.morningdewdrops.typepad.com

  19. April R says:

    Those are absolutely beautiful photographs!! I love to try to capture nature in my photos as well but sometimes it just never comes out right. I’m in San Antonio and we NEVER get snow so it’s fun to look at photos as beautiful as yours and imagine how nice must be!! And I’m loving that pink chandelier!! It would be perfect in my daughter’s room!!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    -April

  20. Michelle says:

    So very beautiful!
    We are to have a winter storm the next few days.
    This inspires me to take pictures.

  21. Pondside says:

    Sharing  just about anything makes it better – but especially a view or a photo.  Your shots are beautiful – especially the snowy street.  We had a dusting this morning, but it was gone by 10.

  22. What amazing winter photos…and I love the chandy! Happy Monday to you from Florida! ♥

  23. Mary says:

    Your snowy shots are dreamy~ I’m sure your efforts to mail & print will be much appreciated!We’re expecting snowy or ice tomorrow…I’m keeping my fingers crossed for snow 🙂

  24. Ebie says:

    Hi Claudia, its been a while since I visited!  Happy Holidays!
    I love the beautiful scenery, the landscape is blanketed with snow!  Great winter white colors!
     
     
     

  25. Fantastic winter shots Claudia.  I’m so glad you stopped your car and shared these with us.
    I have a teenage granddaughter with a pink room that would just LOVE that chandelier.
    Judith

  26. Snap says:

    What a winter wonderland!!!!! And the chandelier … what fun!!!!!!!

  27. mary says:

    Oh Claudia, I would have been stopping traffic for hours!  What a beautiful winter scene!  Love that chandy, too.  🙂

  28. wendy says:

    Those are truly AMAZINGLY gorgeous shots.  I wish I could do better photography.  Winter scenery can be truly amazing eh.
    and the chandelier is great. 

    I enjoyed your answers to the questions Claudie put out for us.  fun to get to know each other better.

  29. Valerie says:

    A good heavy snow is a photographers dream.  Beautiful photos.

  30. Debbie says:

    Fantastic posts and what great pics!!
     
    Hugs,
    Debbie

  31. Vee says:

    Stunning! What a sweet fellow photographer. She’d be the only one who’d really understand.

  32. Pat says:

    Claudia all that snowy beauty is traffic stopping for sure! Those trees are gorgeous!
    I’m sure that lady will be so happy to receive these photos in the mail. Thye would look lovely framed.

    Happy  MM!

  33. eileen says:

    WOW, Claudia ! Your wintry scenes are just beautiful and I love the cute chandelier. Very cool. Have a great week and thanks for stopping by my blog.

  34. Beautiful winter shots Claudia! And that chandelier I would love to have one of those in my gazebo, it would be just fab there.

    Tyra

  35. Carol says:

    Picture postcard shots! They’re gorgeous! And really nice of you to share 🙂

  36. Suzy says:

    These photos are absolutely wonderful!!!

  37. Hi Claudia,
    Your photos are fabulous…especially the street view with the trees..just stunning. And you are right about good shots being shared. I know the lady that was behind you will be thrilled to get the photo.
    And… MY “inner child” would like to have that chandelier. :0)
    Happy Pink and Mosaic Monday…I’d love for you to come by for a visit to see the pinafore aprons I’m showing.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Stephanie ♥

  38. Jeanne says:

    Claudia, I just heard about your sister and my prayers are for her this minute.  My sister is also a diabetic and is on so much insulin.  I so know how you must worry about your sister.
    Your snow pics are stunning.  Sharing your photos is something you would do.  You are a dear person.
    I love the chandelier.  I saw one like it in a nearby town I took Claudie to last March. Beautiful.
    Blessings to you  and prayers for you and your family.
    Warm hugs, Jeanne

  39. anita rivera says:

    I just got the email from Claudie about your sister….praying now! Anita….hope to meet you this summer chez Claudie’s!!!!

  40. Sandy Doll says:

    praying for all – love pictures

  41. Dear Claudia,
    These photographs are magazine worthy. Better than that; they are ‘art’ and as I sit here looking at them over and over again, I am there in that magical, enchanting winter wonderland. You are so very talented.
    I am still hopeful you will once again host Finding Beauty.
    Your Friend,
    Deborah

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