Following one of the coldest nights of the year, this mornings Winchester frost was a harsh one. Wrapped in several thermal layers, I took a walk through the stunning water meadows in the Winnall Nature Reserve on the outskirts of the City.

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[Above: Despite the wickedly cold temperatures, the people of Winchester still found the necessary motivation to burn off those troublesome Christmas calories.]

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[Above: Watched by a curious Magpie, a huge Buzzard surveys the crisp terrain for a frozen morning snack]

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[Above & Below: The reeds and rushes in the water meadow are transformed.]

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[Above: Spiders webs become fractal layers of spun ice.]

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Winchester Frost Images shot on Fuji X-Pro1 + Fujinon 18mm f2 / Nikon 50mm f1.4 + Kipon Adapter

Photography © Harvey Mills 2014

Harvey Mills is an award-winning professional photographer, whose portfolio is as diverse as it is extensive. Although a Winchester photographer he works across the UK and beyond, undertaking a variety of commissions, projects and assignments.