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PHOTOS: Snowstorm brings change of pace in Concord

  • Linnea Gustafsson, 18, of Concord, waits for a ride on Washington Street after skating at White Park on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Linnea Gustafsson, 18, of Concord, waits for a ride on Washington Street after skating at White Park on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Merrill Park in Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Merrill Park in Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Gracie McHugh, 8, nibbles at the handful snow she picked up while playing at a friend's house on Concord's South End on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. <br/><br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Gracie McHugh, 8, nibbles at the handful snow she picked up while playing at a friend's house on Concord's South End on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.


    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Snow falls steadily over downtown Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Snow falls steadily over downtown Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.


    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Market Basket employee Tim Russell, 18, spent his afternoon bringing in carts from the Storrs Street supermarket's lot on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 in Concord. "Everything looks nicer in the snow," he said. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Market Basket employee Tim Russell, 18, spent his afternoon bringing in carts from the Storrs Street supermarket's lot on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 in Concord. "Everything looks nicer in the snow," he said.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Walking a dog on Auburn Street Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Walking a dog on Auburn Street Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Sara Diaz, of Concord, stops for a portrait on her way to work in downtown Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Sara Diaz, of Concord, stops for a portrait on her way to work in downtown Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Gordon Fifield, of Concord, plows the sidewalk in front of his home on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

    Gordon Fifield, of Concord, plows the sidewalk in front of his home on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

    (JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

  • Sledders at White Park in Concord on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

    Sledders at White Park in Concord on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.

    ( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

  • Families in Transition employee Scott Mulrenin takes a break from shoveling the walk near the ogranization's building in Concord's Bicentennial Square on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014. "I want to learn Spanish so that I could move from Mexico and get away from this," he said. <br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Families in Transition employee Scott Mulrenin takes a break from shoveling the walk near the ogranization's building in Concord's Bicentennial Square on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014. "I want to learn Spanish so that I could move from Mexico and get away from this," he said.
    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Walking on Main Street in Concord, Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

    Walking on Main Street in Concord, Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

    ( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

  • A handful of shops were closed on Main Street Concord due to the snow storm on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

    A handful of shops were closed on Main Street Concord due to the snow storm on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

    ( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

  • Linnea Gustafsson, 18, of Concord, waits for a ride on Washington Street after skating at White Park on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Merrill Park in Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Gracie McHugh, 8, nibbles at the handful snow she picked up while playing at a friend's house on Concord's South End on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. <br/><br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Snow falls steadily over downtown Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Market Basket employee Tim Russell, 18, spent his afternoon bringing in carts from the Storrs Street supermarket's lot on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 in Concord. "Everything looks nicer in the snow," he said. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Walking a dog on Auburn Street Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Sara Diaz, of Concord, stops for a portrait on her way to work in downtown Concord on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Gordon Fifield, of Concord, plows the sidewalk in front of his home on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)
  • Sledders at White Park in Concord on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )
  • Families in Transition employee Scott Mulrenin takes a break from shoveling the walk near the ogranization's building in Concord's Bicentennial Square on Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014. "I want to learn Spanish so that I could move from Mexico and get away from this," he said. <br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Walking on Main Street in Concord, Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )
  • A handful of shops were closed on Main Street Concord due to the snow storm on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.<br/><br/>( JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff )

Wednesday was defined by the more than 10 inches of snow that blanketed the Concord area. Even with schools and local businesses closed, people were drawn outdoors to rejoice or resent the ankle-deep powder. The midweek change of pace prompted “Monitor” photographers Andrea Morales and John Tully to bring a different process to a common winter scene by using their iPhones.

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