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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Shadow Shot Sunday
Switching On


This is the fifth of six photographs taken at the switching on of the Christmas lights outside Hyde Town Hall.

The area in front of the Town Hall was cordoned off and only people involved in the event were allowed through. Lady Gonegaga had just finished her act and Mossley Brass Band were now entertaining the crowd. The lights from the stage cast shadows around the Hyde Seal.

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14 comments:

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

switching on—
in the darkness, light’s
wispy breath



Shadow Prayers

Arija said...

So nice in B&W. The shadows are more distinct and without colour, the black and white figures are accented as well.

Ralph said...

I like the B&W too. This looks like a stark place, as all await the lighting. The viewer can feel the anticipation of the lighting to commence shortly...

Sylvia K said...

Love the black and white! It does accent the shadows in a more distinct way than with color. Terrific capture for the day! Hope you have a great weekend!

Sylvia

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Is there a x-mas market as well?


http://fotochip.blogspot.com/2010/11/sssmy-dear.html

frayedattheedge said...

This took me back to childhood, gazing in awe at the Christmas Lights!

Crafty Green Poet said...

nice photo, I still think its too soon though, mind we've had the first snow in Edinburgh today so it is starting to feel Christmassy

Shirley said...

Terrific thematic photo! Have a great weekend!

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Black and white brings out details that colour distracts us from I find.
Great shot !
Joy : )

ρομπερτ said...

Must have been a wonderful time for the small child. A peaceful and good 1. Advent Sunday for you.

daily athens

Randy said...

Nice b&w! Enjoy your Sunday.

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Magical moments when the lights are lit and send their glow far and wide. Good tones in this B&W were it in colour it wouldn;t have the same effect.

Jeanette said...

Beautiful shot. I agree with the others, the black and white picture does enhance the shadows. Thanks for sharing!!

Paula Scott said...

Nice choice to eliminate the color! I also couldn't help but wonder if Lady Gaga is annoyed with Lady Gonegaga's use of a part of her name.

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