" A photo is a return ticket to a moment in time"

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Contre-Jour .......





Contre-Jour is a French term literally meaning against daylight
the technique of taking photographs into the light
with the light source behind the subject.

If I had waited any any longer to snap this scene
it would not have been contre-jour but contre-nuit




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22 comments:

Gary said...

Nicely done!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Sylvia K said...

Whatever its name, those are two gorgeous captures! What a glorious way to begin or end any day, Dianne! Have a great week!

Carol L McKenna said...

Truly a magnificent shot ~ beautiful ~ nature has such gifts ~

(A Creative Harbor) aka ArtMusedog and Carol ^_^

Fun60 said...

Those photos would look wonderful gracing any wall. Imagine looking at that scene everyday when you wake up. They are beautiful photos Dianne.

Stephanie said...

Well done!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, these a just beautiful scenes and photos. Well done!

Jack said...

You could stay here all day long and take one great photo after another, all different.

mick said...

Beautiful photos against the light.

River said...

I'll have to give this technique a try.

Carole M. said...

captivating!

Joe said...

Very picturesque sunsets Dianne.

Massimo said...

sunset are always nice and romantic... well done, ciao

malwina said...

beautiful!

Mark said...

Lovely sunset Dianne. Love yesterdays shot of the water lily leaves.

ladyfi said...

What a gorgeous shot!

Barbara G said...

ładne zdjęcia zachodu

Jim said...

Gorgeous.

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

a good sunset shot

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Blissful timing Dianne, from the deep blue atop down to the fiery horizon wonderful blend of colours.
P.s. the mini Christmas puddings were divine, I ate one just for you...no, there's no need to thank me haha!!

Valerie said...

I agree with Fun60 - stunning images Dianne.

missing moments said...

Such a beautiful scene!

TexWisGirl said...

just beautiful!!!

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