Saturday, August 11, 2007

Light

The other night we had an electical storm, and power went out in parts of the city. Had to light the old kerosene lamp. Also, had a flashlight - which is positioned in this photo directly behind the lamp, shining through the pretty blue oil. I was having fun staging the photo with two forms of light. By morning, electicity had been restored.

11 comments:

NorthBayPhoto said...

Great shot!! Is it strictly the oil that is creating the blue colour or is the flashlight an LED with a bit of blue light?

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Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

Pretty picture, nice colors and light. Sometimes outages can be fun and draw the family closer together, if you don't have any medical problems or other severe needs for power.

Annie said...

I bet there was a warm and happy feeling in your house that evening. I do like the light that comes from an oil lamp, with and without the flashlight.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

Well, at least you had fun. :) It drives me nuts when our power goes out.

Shek said...

it reminds me of my childhood vacations in the suburbs of calcutta, india
a power cut was so regular back in the day.

Jayne said...

Love this pic!

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Pretty way you shot this photo.

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JoAnn's-Photo-A-Day, said...

nice light photography, made without a flash ?

Ming_the_Merciless said...

Awesome photo! Love the soft colors on top and the sparkle at the bottom.

Neva said...

Very nice photo...love the light and colors.