Tag Archives: Light

Weekly Photo Challenge: YELLOW

What’s yellow? Mexico is yellow! So many things that were beautiful, eye-catching, interesting, different about San Miguel de Allende, a colonial city in central Mexico, happened to be yellow. Here are some. Our casita on Calle 28 de abril was always cheerful … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LIGHT

Light is the source of many things. For instance, light, especially red light, can signal excitement, adventure, danger: But light, especially soft yellow light, can also mean serenity. Isn’t this as inviting a nook as you can imagine? Take a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: UP (2)

Two of my very favorite recent photos need no comment. In fact, I couldn’t make any comment, they just ARE — abstract designs: First, steam rising in a sugar shack: And next, light from above makes for drama, if not … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ILLUMINATION

Light Up the Night! That’s what happened when the fire alarm went off at two in the morning at our hotel in Portland, Maine. Flashing red lights, great yellow spotlights, night to day as the movie term has it:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SILHOUETTE (2)

Twilight falling, an example of minimalism in silhouette at the Currier Art Museum, New Hampshire:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTRAST, 5

The balance of these Inside/Outside contrasts has been shifting. Now we’re mostly inside, now we’re mostly outside. But here in this photo, it seems to me that the balance is poised equally between them, one of the reasons it was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast, 4

We’re still contrasting Inside and Outside, but look what’s happened here: When the outside is so spectacular — Mountains! Arizona desert light! — the inside dwindles to insignificance, to nothingness. I sense a parable emerging; does anyone else find double, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wonder, 2

More mysterious light, painting a stripe through the woods at Look Park: As far as I’m concerned, from the first time I drove through the gates, Look Park was a place of magic, wonder, and enchantment! But lately it seems … Continue reading

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The Flag of the Country of Textures

It’s an odd thing when one’s camera eye is attracted by an abstraction — What is it that one has seen? For instance, is this the flag of a new nation, perhaps? Not exactly — but the title came to … Continue reading

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From a Single Candle —

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. The Buddha (With thanks to David Elpern’s thoughtful and provocative blog, Cell2Soul.)

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