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Frozen: CB&W

I didn’t have to work very hard to find photos that exemplify “chilled.” In fact, I didn’t even have to work very hard to make these photos black and white, there was virtually no color in them to start.

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The storm door to the screened in porch frosted over when there was a cold snap upstate that lasted for weeks this December and January. The grey ambient light and the layer of frost on, seemingly, everything, muted the colors and brought out the patterns frozen in the moisture on the window. It was beautiful–but golly it was cold!

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I took these photos with my iPhone as I hadn’t brought my good camera with me upstate (and even if I had, it was far to cold to take it outside without a huge fuss). In spite of the fact that I was shivering and using a phone camera, these came out quite beautifully!

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Hi, I'm Mercedes. I'm a PhD candidate in politics and a trained pastry chef. I'm also an amateur photographer, hobby quilter, and all-around nutty girl living in the Big Apple.

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