Frost Before Thaw

Frost+Before+Thaw

Amy Blevins

There is something interesting about the malleable nature of water in any form; solid, liquid, gas. The ease this compound has with molding to any shape, around any form and encompassing countless objects, water stands as a timeless wonder of everyday life.
Yet, we look past it as if it were nothing.
We don’t really stop to realize how large of a role it plays in our day-to-day actions. We drink water; we bathe in water; we swim in water, and so on and so on. And, we still have the beautiful elements the solid nature of this compound makes so easily simply because of freezing weather.

Water is its own media when it comes to art; making the most overlooked things in life the most beautiful to experience.
Water is its own media when it comes to art; making the most overlooked things in life the most beautiful to experience.
 
A tree is a tree, bark and all. But, when water freezes to the spine of any creature such as this, magical formations are made.
A tree is a tree, bark and all. But, when water freezes to the spine of any creature such as this, magical formations are made.
Cherries are sweet, tart, or somewhere in between. Add some ice and it becomes a sight for the eyes as well.
Cherries are sweet, tart, or somewhere in between. Add some ice and it becomes a sight for the eyes as well.
 
Ice seems almost invisible, making objects appear in a glowing wonder of deception. All ice needs is the correct lighting and a beautiful subject to capture.
Ice seems almost invisible, making objects appear in a glowing wonder of deception. All ice needs is the correct lighting and a beautiful subject to capture.
 
Holding even the most accessible objects in a tight grip of stillness and a mummy-like state, the things we easily look over become interesting in a new way.
Holding even the most accessible objects in a tight grip of stillness and a mummy-like state, the things we easily look over become interesting in a new way.
 
With this shot, just imagine all the possibilities your creativity can  mold.
With this shot, just imagine all the possibilities your creativity can mold.
 By Amy Blevins