Natural Light

I must say, I’m a great fan of interesting light to inject interest or drama into images. I shall start with an obvious one, a sunset….there are sunsets and sunsets, but the one last evening had some drama

I love sunlight through windows, creating patterns on the floor:

And this scene would have been quite different on a dull day, sunlight was a bonus creating depth in the image

Going deeper…

And here we have light bringing out the contours of the old ruin:

One of my favourite things is backlight to bring out texture, as with these flowers….the petals look almost translucent:

Dance of the Daffodils

Linked to Lens artists at Amy’s here

49 comments

  1. An interesting set of images. What’s the ruin?

  2. Those are beautiful windows, Sue. That room feels very restful 🙂 🙂

  3. Some real beauties, Sue. I love the Rievaulx shot. And a great example of backlight. Something people are told not to do but used properly it is a great 👍use of light.

    • Sue

      Thanks, Debbie, pleased you like these. And I think with manual settings on the camera, it is perfectly possible to get the right exposure

  4. Re: Your sunset – I am expecting to see the silhouette of Scarlet O’Hara and Rhett Butler coming from the right.
    And I really like your Dance of the Daffodils.

  5. Good choices indeed, Sue. I always enjoy that rusty car woodland ‘graveyard’.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  6. Lovely photos Sue, that ruin looks so interesting. The flower, you have captured the decay details beautifully.

  7. I love a post-sunset sky. 🙂 I’ve enjoyed seeing the natural light challenge – especially when offering a wide variety as you have done. Thank you!

  8. Well done Sue – hadn’t seen the ruin before and didn’t recognize the name in the comments. Must add it to my list. Your images are all lovely and point to the importance of light in our compositions. Your closing image is really a stunner. Did you white out the background in P/S or were you fortunate to find them standing alone? In either case it’s a wonderful image.

    • Sue

      Pleased you like these, Tina! As for the last image, the daffs were placed against a white blind with the sun streaming through!

  9. Sue, these are fabulous photos! I like the window and the old car and the daffs the best……I have a question do you know what that knobby looking plant is on the table? Cady

  10. The interior room with the pattern on the floor — looks cozy and resonates with me.

  11. Amy

    Beautiful window! The ruin image is very beautifully framed. The Dance of the Daffodils is so cool, my favorite!
    Thank you, Sue!

  12. It is a wonderful blending of things. The lighting on your daffs is special. I like the old wreck in the forest. 😀

  13. Always love light streaming through windows, especially stained glass.

  14. Great examples. Very well done. Where is that church ruins?

  15. I love that window, the ruin, and of course, your dead flowers. 🙂

  16. An amazing sunset and I love the ruins. Your last image is really brilliantly done, Sue.

  17. Fabulous, Sue – and I love that window! Recognized the cars too…no limos

  18. I don’t photograph the many times I stop and enjoy the way the light is shining on a place or object. I appreciate the way you capture such moments and share them. I like knowing that you also treasure these ordinary moments.

  19. you are a lighting guru 🙂

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