We took the new camera out for a spin at the Intercollegiate Ice Sculpting Competition in Holland, Michigan. Intense teams of ice carvers from various colleges, all sporting matching team jackets, used chain saws, irons, dry ice and a numerous other tools to sculpt amazing ice statues. Take a look.
Carver works amidst an icy cloud.
Tools of the trade; notice the model for the ice pup.
Intricate ice swan.
Tools for fine details.
The Ice Baron, natch.
I found the idea of an ice Icarus strangely ironic.
Ice archer awaiting finishing touches on arms.
Completed archer. The thinner pieces like the arrow are attached at the very end to avoid their melting before the judging.
Pup awaiting finishing touches on paws.
Completed ice pup, waiting to catch his ice Frisbee.
Notice the detail on the tree trunk of this chilly iguana.
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