[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever]
RE: Tina “This week the Lens-Artists team invites you to join us in exploring the magic of light.“
To restate the obvious: It IS all about the LIGHT.
“a picture obtained by any process of photography,” 1839, coined by English polymath and photography pioneer Sir John Herschel (son of the astronomer) from photo– “light” + –graph “something written.”
Rembrandt might have perceived nuance in black rectangles, the rest of us, not so much. Some photos are taken in the dark:
…or at night:
[A right-click might allow you to open a photo in another tab, for further zooming. Experiment, if you so choose.]
Add a little more light and you get a blowing snowstorm in the park at night:
As the sun slowly rises in the east, early dawn light combines with shadows on snow, on the flanks of Cotopaxi:
Shadow, light, and snow preface rolling landscape farrrrr below Cotopaxi:
Early winter snow in the Colorado mountains turns another color photo toward monochrome:
Finally, light loves color. A good friend, long gone, trudges toward destiny against a backdrop of Colorado mountains:
Stay safe, stay well, let there be light!