Next door neighbours decorated the front of their house with lovely Christmas lights.
The photos were taken early in the morning.
The following were taken during morning bright sunshine.
Some pink ones too!
It was imported into Europe from southwestern China during, or possibly before, the 15th century. William Turner, a herbalist of the time, gave it the name “holyoke” from which the English name derives.
Krista says: Triumph comes in all shapes and sizes:
Today’s Tip: Triumph usually denotes drama of some sort, no matter whether it’s big or small. Playing with contrast is a great way to enhance your photos for a more dramatic effect.
Drama in these two photos shows how an early
misty morning looked on yesterday.
Looks as if taken in black and white-
not at all was full color in landscape.
Triumph for me because I was early enough to take these lovely photos.
Today’s Tip: If you’d like to experiment more, consider the direction and quality of light. First, let’s talk about front light and side light.
Front light is great for outdoor landscapes and group portraits, and can certainly capture warmth. Side light is fun to experiment with, especially for portraiture, fine art, and architecture.
Light from the right side
Light from the front.
Over exposed because the sun was already shining fully on it.
Back lighting and also early sun (golden hour)
Which photo do you like best? Why?