Winter Shadows & Light

Golden Light on Park Avenue

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I love the way winter light and shadows dance on the skyscrapers of the city during the months of November and December.  As the days are getting longer now this magnificent light is no longer around.  I thought it would be a good time to post what I captured at that time.  The above photograph was taken on Park Avenue and it really looked that golden walking down the street.  It was really beautiful.

This one was also taken on Park Avenue and I love the dramatic light with the shadows playing below.  This was taken as the sun was peeping through storm clouds.

Drama on Park Avenue

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What I am looking for is either dramatic light as in the photographs above or the dappled light that shadows cast on the buildings like the one below.

Dappled Sun

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This kind of light and shadow can make a building glow like the building below.

 

 

Dappled Sun

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The light can draw swirls and lines on a building.

Dappled Arches

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Or be beautifully subtle

Subtle

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Light and shadow can emphasize color and architectural details.

Play with Color

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Or sparkle with richness.

Sparkle with Richness

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8 thoughts on “Winter Shadows & Light

  1. Pingback: A Kreative Sunshine Mash-Up | Marina Chetner

    • Hi Sue! I’m glad you like the photo. You were in many of my photographs back in high school along with your siblings! I am well and I hope you, Jim and Andrew are too! I’ll be in touch to catch up!

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