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Patterns of Winter by Shumon Saito



About this series

A series of trees lined up in neat rows of pure white, covered with various types of hoarfrost. All were photographed in Nagano, Japan.

A hoarfrost is a phenomenon that transforms trees into pure white when a small frost forms on their branches in a world of foggy humidity and minus 15 degrees Celsius. The larch in particular is covered in hoarfrost, which accentuates certain beautiful winter patterns.

Shumon Saito


Multi Award-winning Landscape Photographer based in Tokyo, JAPAN