“If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.” ― G.K. Chesterton
This week’s challenge comes from a new member of the Lens-Artist team, Sofia Alves. She invites us to play with low-light settings and share tips. Here’s my tip: watch the sun set and take lots of pictures. The light will get lower and lower over time. If you start early enough, you’ll get lots of practice. You might see a light show with a million gradations of color, reflected on surfaces like waves and awestruck eyeballs. And meanwhile, you might notice the space between you and the horizon – and the 93 million miles between you and the Sun. That might give you a new perspective on Life in the bargain. If you’re very lucky, there might be others of your species around taking in the changing light, the coming night, and you’ll have someone to share that with. If you stand very still while taking those shots, you might realize you are on a revolving planet that is always changing. And you might feel better about Change in general while you’re in the presence of such beauty. In fact, the whole experience of low-light might become the highlight of your day…or your week…or your month. And just think, you could photograph a sunset every single day for the rest of your life!
Amazing possibilities abound, even in these difficult times.
Very good advice and wonderful images Priscilla!
Wonderful photos and thoughts! Thank you for joining in 🙂
My pleasure! Thank you for hosting. 🙂
Terrific advice Priscilla – love that you included the people in your image choices this week
Thanks, Tina. Yes, I felt they told the story since they were also capturing low light.
This is a beautiful post–in both images and words, Priscilla. Just lovely and wise.
Some really good advice, Priscilla – and lovely images!
Ahh. Beautiful and serene.
And huge and dynamic at the same time! The paradox of life.
As always you are so careful, graceful and deliberate with all your blog posts. This was no different. Reminded me of a quote I recently saw. “Surely of al the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest”. Have a good week Donna
Thank you for your kind words, Donna. Happy horizons to you!
Gorgeous images. 😊