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Lights On!


A silhouette of the stadium lights as they were coming on at Loftus Staidum in Tshwane/Pretoria. This was taken back in our trip to South Africa when they held the FIFA world cup there. I thought the lights coming on slowly would be an appropriate way to represent how some of our brains feel on Monday morning πŸ™‚

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16 responses

  1. I love the silhouette photography

    March 26, 2012 at 3:05 am

    • Its something that has grown on me recently πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by.

      March 26, 2012 at 5:21 am

  2. Oh wow! I have never seen one of my favourite places in Pretoria like that! Love it.

    March 26, 2012 at 7:40 am

    • I was thinking of you when I posted it I swear… I was hoping it will do justice to such a beautiful place. There is something magical about Africa πŸ™‚

      March 26, 2012 at 7:59 am

      • That is so nice to know – thank you. And you did more than just do justice to the place – it is a phenomenal photo! πŸ™‚

        March 26, 2012 at 10:15 pm

        • Thank you, it means a lot coming from you πŸ™‚

          March 26, 2012 at 10:50 pm

  3. I was just taking photos of someone fixing stadium lights the other day. Imagine the process of changing all those light bulbs. πŸ™‚
    Wonderful shot! I love the balance of the bright, fuzzy lights with the defined silhouette.

    March 26, 2012 at 1:23 pm

  4. Nice. I like the color tone.

    March 26, 2012 at 8:10 pm

  5. nice one πŸ™‚

    March 26, 2012 at 9:06 pm

  6. This is a super stunning shot 2Rivers!!! Superb!!! πŸ™‚ **

    March 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm

  7. Nandini

    Oh wow. It’s perfect! Loved it. πŸ™‚

    March 27, 2012 at 6:40 am

  8. You are really good at capturing light. I love the sense of serenity on this photo. Very good composition and calming colors.

    March 27, 2012 at 5:23 pm

  9. My brain would surely relax with that kind of view.

    March 27, 2012 at 7:41 pm

  10. Charlotte Lehman

    Excellent silhouette! I think that silhouette, if used correctly, is a photo technique that can produce some really fantastic images. You certainly know just how to use the technique. This photo has everything a good photo should–vibrant color, a story, emotion, great composition. Really great job.

    April 3, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    • You are too kind, this is the nicest comment I have received πŸ™‚

      April 3, 2012 at 10:55 pm