Japan Winter Safari: Everything Changed to Ice

Wim’s News from the Japan Winter Safari:

I had a chance to download some of the images from yesterday – and a video to show you what it was like at Lake Kussharo … in some places even the warm upwelling geothermal water froze as it reached the surface!

6 Iced Camera and Swan

Brrrrr! Everything turned to ice, and even our cameras were covered in freezing snow and icicles …

6 Iced Camera

Many of the swans peered around, searching for their warm, cozy water.

6 Swans on Ice

But as with all circumstances in nature, we had plenty of opportunities for extraordinary photography in these unusual conditions.

More when we get a connection again …