Photo Hunt: “Patch”

This week’s Photo Hunt theme is “Patch”.

I immediately thought about patches of light (since it has been REALLY hot and sunny this week). The first photo was taken during a drive in the country, just before a rainstorm. I am always awed by the shafts of sunlight filtering through clouds. Majestic! I used to watch this German-American painter who hosted a program showing how to paint (not because I liked his painting — sort of along the line of “starvin’ artist” paintings– but because I loved his patter). He used to refer to things as “an almighty sky” or “an almighty mountain”. This is “an almighty sky”.

The next series were taken last summer when I was out listening to friends playing at a country pub. It was a brilliantly hot day and the sun was blazing through the windows and landing in patches. I was fascinated by light filtering through my beer and creating rainbows and its highlighting objects around the room. And, yes, the music was great!

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11 Comments

  1. Lilian said,

    July 24, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    Lovely refractions (if that’s the right word!).

  2. azahar said,

    July 24, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    Fab patches of light…

  3. July 24, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    That is a wonderful selection of photos. Perfect for the theme!

  4. Jerry said,

    July 24, 2011 at 2:59 am

    Love the way light infiltrates photgraphs – great shots for this week’s theme.

    Have a good weekend.

  5. Liz said,

    July 23, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    Lovely photos.

    Have a fabulous weekend!

    Liz @ MLC

  6. YTSL said,

    July 23, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    Great photos. (I especially like the second and third photos from the top.) Very creative take on the theme. 🙂

  7. July 23, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    lovely shots. great choices for the theme.

  8. Bob said,

    July 23, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    That’s beautiful, those clouds and rainbows, fabulous.

  9. Annie said,

    July 23, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Beautiful shots, all of them. That first one is gorgeous, for sure. Love your take on the theme.

  10. fiziskandarZ said,

    July 23, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    love the way u play with lights! awesome 😀

  11. magiceye said,

    July 23, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    awe inspiring indeed!


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