Lens-Artists Challenge #138: Natural Light
There are abundant opportunities to capture natural light as sunlight changes color over the course of the day. Light is different every day and every moment. You may also include photos of backlight and/or side light in your own yard/ local parks or shadows from your windows.
I’m always chasing the light. If I’m lucky, the sun shoots its magic through my living room windows at just the right time so I can catch it. Flowers are hastily moved to one spot after another…on a hastily cleared shelf…
There’s no time to waste…
Natural light cooperates more fully outdoors. If you’re paying attention…it may surprise you…
But my favorite natural light captures are at the end of the day…
…and as day turns into night.
Lens-Artists Challenge #122: The Sun will come out Tomorrow
…with everything that is happening in the world, it’s a good time to remember that, although everything seems gray, tomorrow the sun will rise again and it will illuminate everything.
I am putting this post together on a cloudy, gloomy morning – so searching the archives for hopeful signs brought by the sun is a welcome positive distraction.
At the end of an afternoon visit to a nearby apple orchard this fall, I happened to glance across the road where a field of corn was planted. A sunshine spotlight!
A ray of sunshine often surprises me during a walk in the woods…showcasing what lies within…
I was awake early enough one November morning in 2016 to catch this sunrise…
A sunset to remember in November 2018…
The sun…from morning till night…always a welcome sight to see.
Instead of an inspirational quote, I will close with an inspirational song.
(This was going to be a Wordless Wednesday post, but pairing it with Nancy Merrill’s vacation memories challenge made the wordless part too challenging…)
Photo a Week: Vacation Memories
Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania
Four Days of Quarantined Family Fun
To a nearby deserted baseball field one morning…
Back to lakeside at day’s end…
…three generations gathered.
Treasured memories…well documented.
Photo a Day: Clouds
Inspired by Frank at Dutch goes the Photo: Sunset
…please share your favorite sunset moments, whether they are at the beach, at the city or over the mountains.
Since I love watching sunsets…and therefore taking photographs of sunsets, it was a bit of a challenge to decide which photo to use for this challenge.
So I settled on my most recent sunset experience. I took this photo in June when visiting friends at their summer cottage on Lake Champlain in Vermont. This is the view from their back porch…looking out across the lake…New York state in the distance.
I sure could get used to that view!