They are images which could have been captured in the Alps or Himalayas.
But these spectacular scenes were taken amid the snow-bound landscape of Northern Ireland.
Maghera stormchaser and photographer Martin McKenna caught the wintry scenes on camera on the summit of Bendradagh Mountain.
As temperatures plummeted, the Co Londonderry man decided to hike up the mountain outside Dungiven to take in the snow and ice-covered view.
"It really was awesome up there," Martin said. "An epic view."
The weather enthusiast told followers of nightskyhunter.com it looked "like the Arctic with vast snow fields, snow covered mountains, drifts and even rime ice".
"The snow was lit into dream-like splendour by a brilliant low sun... all this contrasting against a polar blue sky with silky white clouds blowing across the peak," he wrote.
"It was simply stunning and the ultimate visual and emotional treat after a tough hike."
MeteoGroup forecaster Tony Conlan said today will be mainly dry and there will be "no snow for the foreseeable future" for Northern Ireland.
"On Thursday there will be a cloudy start," Mr Conlan said.
"There will be a few light rain or sleet showers.
"There will be sunny spells developing as the day progresses and it will be turning a touch milder with temperatures up to 8C."
Overnight mist and fog will gradually lift to leave a dry day on Friday with occasional sunshine and plenty of cloud persisting.
"It will be slightly on the chilly side, with temperatures no higher than 6C," he added.