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Light of Childhood

By GarrathE
Without a description this photo would be meaningless. (Hint to some of my favourite contributors who never type one.)

The subject here, my attic office with a north-west facing window, is totally irrelevant here.

What I am trying to capture is the flood of golden light from the sun that is about 10 minutes away from dropping below the skyline. It invokes a very strong memory of staying with my Nanna at weekends around fifty years ago between the ages of four and eight when her living room, which faced the same way, would be flooded with this golden light as I was being given supper before being packed off to bed.

Tags: General Evocative memories

Voters: nonur, LynneJoyce, BarryC123 and 6 more


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LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 101 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 9:44PM
Three lovely shots, the best of which I think, is the moon one.

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BarryC123 11 43 25 Ireland
16 Apr 2011 9:57PM
For me, the warmth of that light in V1 - you can almost feel it...
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
17 Apr 2011 6:39AM
An explanation makes all the difference to an image and its title, as you have so well proved here, Garrath. What glorious light, must be a wonderful attic/office to work in. Three fine images, well captured. Carol
17 Apr 2011 10:08AM
Three very good shots, I particularly like the moon shot,
Thanks for your comments on my last shot.
Peter
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2011 9:30PM
Well, well, well...and that looks like you are useing the 450...yipee at last I breath..and what shots too garrath
Especially like the V1 as thinking to myself...pictures need straitening on the wall...Wink
Three great shots here, you have really done well here and now I look forward to even moreGrin
Lillian
PaulLiley 10 2 13 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2013 9:46AM
Some strong personal memories captured here for you. Nice warm lighting. paul

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