November Nocturne - Night two

Discussion in 'Image Quest' started by TheRubySusan, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. TheRubySusan

    TheRubySusan SC Top Veteran

    Sep 2, 2013
    Henry, IL
    I was going to kill two birds with one stone - do an exercise for the local photo club and shoot the sunset for the Nocturne. Right on the cusp between day and twilight, with the D40 on the tripod and no time to spare, I turned around and this black monument was glowing as if gilded. Literally two minutes later, the effect had faded.
    SOOC except for some cropping in the foreground. 10635941456_2c251b84aa_o.
    Sunset Gilding by rubyj29, on Flickr

    Sunset Gilding by rubyj29, on Flickr
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  2. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
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  3. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Aug 27, 2013
    Talent, Oregon (far from the madding crowd)
    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    Across the street, at Midnight

    Late at night in the small town where I live. Sitting at my desk in my writing studio, remember the words of Edar Allan Poe -
    “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
    Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore"
    And though it is/was bitterly cold, I decided to step outside and walk down the see what I could see.

    And this is what I saw -

    Across the street, at Midnight by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr
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  4. TheRubySusan

    TheRubySusan SC Top Veteran

    Sep 2, 2013
    Henry, IL
    I feel right at home! Except I'm not sure there would have even been a pickup truck out at midnight in Henry. I'll have to check one night this week!
    It's interesting you should quote Poe. After I "liked" a photo a friend shared from "Owl Pages," (a site dedicated to providing information about real owls) Facebook suggested as similar, among other pages, "Edgar Allan Poe." If there was a shred of sense to this, it has to be because Facebook misread the very poem you quoted and thought that by reading it myself I could increase my knowledge of actual ravens!
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  5. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
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