The Best Photos of Boston’s Cold Snap

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Bundled up fans walk an icy path toward Gillette Stadium

Photo via AP/Charles Krupa

There’s nothing quite like a multi-day stretch of sub-zero temperatures to make you intimately familiar with the sights and sounds of the great indoors. But while you were cuddled up and seven hours into a binge session of your favorite early-aughts teen drama on Netflix, photographers across Massachusetts braved the cold to capture the beauty of frozen New England. From icy ponds at sunset to enchanting snow-covered skylines, amateurs and professionals alike shot the gorgeous scenes you missed while hunkered down inside. Here are some of our favorite photos from the cold snap that ushered out 2017 and rung in 2018 with a chill.

One more to close out 2017. Thermometer in the car said 0° but at least there was no wind. On the way home, I drove down Quincy Shore Drive and realized the entire bay is frozen solid. So I know where I’ll be going next. . . PRINTS AVAILABLE! Check out gregsager.smugmug.com to purchase prints of my photos! If your favorite isn’t listed, drop me a DM and I’ll add it for you! . . #igboston617 #igboston #bostondotcom #cityscapeboston #igersnewengland #ignewengland #newenglandphotography #newengland_igers #beautifulmassachusetts #naturalmassachusetts #igersboston25 #naturalnewengland #massachusettsoutdoors #scenesofnewengland #ipulledoverforthis #igersmass #igersboston #beautifulnewengland #traveling_boston #colorfulnewengland #followingboston #amazing_longexpo #newenglandnature #boston_igers #massachusetts_igers #moodygrams #pocket_water #ice #charlesriver #frozen

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland! ✨ • • • The last chapter in the caped maiden trilogy. Hope to see you slayin’ the streets again soon! • • • #boston #snowday #winterwonderland #winter #bostondaybook #bostonstrong #bostonusa #igboston #igboston617 #igersboston #igersboston25 #bostondotcom #followingboston #bostoncitynights #cityscapeboston #boston_igers #ignewengland #igersnewengland #newenglandpictures #igersmass #traveling_boston #bostonforyou #newenglandphotography #beautifuldestinations

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Caught in a fog. . The sea fog these past days has been incredible. I can’t imagine what it must be like to work in it with these bitter cold temps and poor visibility. 😬❄️

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#supermoon over #bostoncommon on an arctic cold morning. #boston . . . . . #igboston #igersboston #bostoncommon #downtowncrossing #followingboston #urbanandstreet #BostonUSA #lovethatdirtywater #igersmass #igersnewengland #scenesofma #bostondotcom #beantown #narcityboston #backbay #beautifulboston #ignewengland #streetphotography #architecturelover #exploreeverything #wanderlust #cityscape #pixelpanda #dronestagram #skyscraper #beautifulmassachusetts

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The best view, in any weather #boston #northend #prettycities #igboston

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first sunset of 2018 on frozen Cape Cod featuring a perfectly placed stranger

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This weekend the Frog Pond in Boston Common looked beautiful covered in snow. Years ago when I lived in Boston, before I moved to London, I used to go ice skating here. One year I even celebrated my birthday by skating here with some friends. #seekpgo

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🌕Happy New Year! Such a pretty first night of 2018 with the super moon over the frozen harbor ✨🐧 #ascoldasitlooks #bostonharborwalk #igboston #igersboston #bostoncitynights #supermoon

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The cold weather is making me rethink about going out for New Years Eve. Bundling up on the couch seems like a better proposition for now 😀#LinkTheGlobe . . . . . . Nikon D7200 [email protected] 18 mm f/18 ISO 100 1/160 s Handheld . . . . . . . . . #igersboston #igboston #ignewengland #igersnewengland #igersboston25 #BostonUSA #bostonsworld #igboston617 #cityscapeboston #exploreboston #bostondotcom #followingboston #urbanromantix #shotzdelight #fatalframes #usaprimeshot #ig_unitedstates #dscvr_mood #way2ill #uas10k #travelanddestinations #moodygrams #agameof10k #heatercentral #travellingthroughtheworld #kings_hdr #streets_vision #theimaged #ig_color

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