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« on: December 03, 2008, 09:10:22 pm »

Here are a few images of the snow beginning to fall in Newtownabbey. Cant wait to I get a good camera for xmas!







Has been snowing here since 715pm

Its great

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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2008, 09:28:35 pm »

Is it already Christmas?  Wink

Anyway nice to see snow  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2008, 09:37:21 pm »

Great shots Stuart. Thanks for sharing those!. It's snowing no stop here too. Haven't got any images yet.
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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2008, 12:00:48 am »

Couple of snaps from home. It's too nasty for taking time with images. Freezing and windy with constant snow. Several inches now.



This our Summer table and chairs lol



Trying to catch the snow blizzard by the street lights with no success



There's about 2-3 inches on the car approx




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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2008, 07:30:55 am »

Amazing what a difference a few miles makes - only a short burst of light snow here which quickly turned to rain - none of it ever settled!

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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2008, 08:59:23 am »

Great shots Stuart & Martin...

I was wishing it to snow where I live so I could be writing this from home instead of WORK  Cry  All I got was rain, rain & more rain...  Hope it is a WHITE Christmas....  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2008, 09:55:16 am »

Love the garden table - should have put the parasol up & got a dolly bird in a bikini to sit under it sipping a Pimms Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2008, 09:56:00 am »

Nice shots Gents. Martin, did you use flash to get the snowflakes to show up like that in your second one ?
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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2008, 02:10:07 pm »

Wow! Exciting shots, Martin. You're lucky with the snow  Smiley

Today I had +12C - it was a new monthly record (previous +10C in 2005). Of course, even no evidence of winter - outside it was just the same as early April.  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2008, 04:22:01 pm »

Thanks for the comments.

Roman, that's some contrast in weather between our two locations. You are getting it mild and we are freezing.

Brian, lol, that image would get some hits. I wonder what the neighbours would have thought when they looked out the window and saw her sitting around the table in the bikini. I'm sure their glass would have misted over quickly  Grin

John, I used a flash combined with a short exposure.

It was so bitter outside, and I was not propelry dressed for a proper photo shoot, so I just stayed home. There was a good 3" in total, and maybe 4" out in the country road. It stayed for much of the night.

Great to see it.

I'm surprised this wasn't more wide spread. The Lough Neagh region looked really bad last night.
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« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2008, 05:33:32 pm »

Thanks for the comments guys.Im hoping to get a nice camera for Christmas.

Martin I have to say your images are absolutely brilliant! Actually makes me feel cold looking at them.

I love this time of year.

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« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2008, 05:32:40 pm »

Thanks very much Stuart  Smiley. That's three days of snow we have had here since October. Hopefully a sign of biggger things to come.

What camera did you have in mind?
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« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2008, 07:52:21 pm »

I was looking at the Cannon 1000d. What you think of this camera?

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« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2008, 05:10:12 pm »

Just catching up on missed posts - I'll need to keep on top of them Lol. Wonderful photos and great to see some decent snowfall, none here yet (Gloucester) ,too far south .Bit off topic but what lovely houses you live in.  Smiley
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