Snow on the tip of a leaf

Posted by Ziren (Singapore, Singapore) on 29 December 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I am Ziren Wang, a student from Raffles Institution, Singapore. I seek to contribute to the very community that introduced me to photography - my school. I frequently and delightfully use my photography skills to serve my school and my community, as a member of the photographic society.

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A Ming vase can be well-designed and well-made and is beautiful for that reason alone. I don't think this can be true for photography. Unless there is something a little incomplete and a little strange, it will simply look like a copy of something pretty. We won't take an interest in it. (John Loengard, "Pictures Under Discussion")

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Upperwolf from Budapest, Hungary

hey, very good scene! Is it normal to have snow in south China now?
(Now in central-europe the weather is like in spring, windy, sunny, rainy. The snow melted before Chmas :( )

29 Dec 2009 8:57am

@Upperwolf: yes! the snow usually comes in around the 1st of Jan or during Chinese New Year. (somewhere between 30th Jan to 15 Feb. it's our version of "christmas"!)

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

super macro but is it snowing in singapour I dont remember

29 Dec 2009 9:24am

@jeanclaude: thanks jc, but this isn't shot in singapore. it's shot in jiujiang, china! it doesn't snow in singapore, unfortunately (:

Anne from Singapore, Singapore

Simply beautiful to look at!!

29 Dec 2009 1:36pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Very nice macro shot!

29 Dec 2009 5:37pm

vilas from Mumbai (Bombay), India

thanks for sharing beautiful part of China

3 Jan 2010 3:30pm