Meltdown in Loudonville

Despite a week of temperatures in the teens and single digits, the sun worked its artistry on ice sculptures in the aftermath of Winterfest.

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I believe this was a golf ball, which I shot from behind. The pattern was created by the reflection from a plastic grid beneath the ice sculpture. When I came back the next morning, it had been dumped onto the sidewalk and broken into pieces. The detail below is a chunk of the original piece.

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The next image is a bear in front of Buzzard’s Family Shoe Store (which is a fine establishment run by a great family and, if you’re as particular about footwear as I am, you might want to check them out).

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In the photo below, the sculptor incorporated a brick pattern for its base — not unlike the wall behind it.

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The wolf at the door. I love what the afternoon sun was doing with this piece, in front of Amish Oak Furniture.

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Below are three detail shots showing Main Street in a different light.

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Meanwhile, Duckzilla is about to wreak havoc on North Water Street.

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And, in Central Park, an ice sculpture depicting an Indian chief slowly melts, its features softening.

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Come back next week when I present a photographic study of puddles on Loudonville’s Main Street.

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