Common winter landscape scenes include snow-covered mountains, snowy fields, snowy woods, a cabin in snowy wilderness and frozen bodies of water. The most common element in a winter landscape scene is snow.
Other common elements of winter landscape scenes include bridges or fences, plants with ice on them and wildlife in winter conditions. Common frozen bodies of water depicted in winter landscapes include lakes, ponds and streams. A common motif is the contrast of a blue or gray sky with a snowy field or woods. Scenes of snow-covered mountains typically have fields, woods or water in the foreground. Scenes are sometimes composed with falling snow in the foreground.