Schemenlaufen (1): Carnival in the snow

Schemenlaufen, a traditional Fasnacht (carnival) procession held only once every four years in Imst, Tirol, Austria (31 January 2016). Pictured here, the two main groups of characters in Schemenlaufen – the Roller (‘jumpers’) and Scheller (‘ringers’), both in elaborate traditional costumes and masks, with the latter wearing huge cowbells around their waists – perform their …

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London snow (2)

Little girl with snowman (20 January 2013) Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

London snow

Gritting the streets during snowfall in Walthamstow, London E17 today (Friday 18 January) Click here for more images of London. Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Plitvicka jezera in winter

A few images from today, taken in a very snowy Plitvicka jezera (Plitvice Lakes) national park, Croatia. I timed this particular visit to arrive after four days of snow and sub-zero temperatures, so that the icicles on the waterfalls didn’t melt. This also meant that the section of the national park I planned to visit …

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London snow

More heavy snowfall in London today. A few shots from Walthamstow, E17 (D300, 14-24/2.8, warm jacket…) Cadillac Walthamstow market (those are pineapples, in case you’re wondering) St James Park Walthamstow All images copyright Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized reuse.