Light

** Note!  I scheduled this post a week ago, and completely forgot.  After a week of hype and build up, I happily woke up to snow!  Photos later 🙂 **

It was such a pleasure to have a little time at home, to get the house in order, to take care of some business details, and to visit with a few friends.  As the day progressed, I couldn’t help but be distracted by the light.

Morning

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Midday

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Late Afternoon

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and Evening

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Thanks for your patience as I share the results of playing with the light.

Perspective on Snow

Winter’s morning sun reflects on a length of chain typically adorned by the flowers of summer and spring.

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Early Morning Color

It would have been nice to delay my start for home this morning, but since I had a long list of chores to accomplish, I hit the road early.

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So glad I did!

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Redux: Old Radford Incinerator

It’s been awhile since the morning light has prompted me stop on the way to the office.  You may remember seeing the Radford Incinerator in a previous post.  There’s just something about it that grabs my attention.

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Just a few … Charleston

What a joy to be in Charleston in the spring!  Temperatures in the 70s, and the smell of Jasmine everywhere.

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The Early Morning Colors of Winter

While I didn’t really want to be up and on the road to Charlottesville at 6:30 am for a professional meeting, the views and colors along the way were beautifully subtle.

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As I traveled farther down the road, the sun gradually came up and the colors became brighter.

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Adding a soft focus to this photo really highlighted the red.

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The colors of the cows added to the palette.

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But my favorite colors of the day were those found in this tranquil farm scene … the smoke from the chimney, the fog over the mountain, the barely rising sun against the brown of the trees and the white of the snow … just lovely!

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What Others See When I’m Shooting

By now you know that I pull over to the side of the ride all the time on the way to work.  This morning, I was attracted by the sun barely peeking through the clouds and just had to stop.  As I was walking back to the truck, I saw what others see as I am pulled over.

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Yeah … I’m silly today!

Have a good one and GO HOKIES!!!