Admiring the light

May 2, 2013

Iโ€™ve said before that I bought this house because of the light. Because of the old-glass, single-pane, broken down old drafty windows which let in such incredible light, and itโ€™s so true.

I love the way the light dawns into my bedroom in the morning and cuts ribbons across the lace curtains.

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And then it picks up the golden pollen on the living room side table; fallen off the euphorbia blossoms over night.

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I love that by the evening it comes streaming into the dining room and lights up anything on the dining table.

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And I love how the last rays sneak under tables and lamps playing with a bit of wood grain here, a little velvet there.

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These are the reasons there are several cameras on hand at all times in this house.
Is there such a thing as being too addicted to the light if youโ€™re a photographer? Couldnโ€™t possible be. ๐Ÿ™‚

Early lunch and a hike
It was a get out of town kind of day

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17 Comments

  • Reply michellepond May 2, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    They are all beautiful pictures, but there is something special about the light coming through the lace.

    • Reply Veronica May 2, 2013 at 6:49 pm

      Thanks Michelle. I love my lace curtains. Chloe loves them too and so we’ve hung them in her room too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply catbirdinoman May 2, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    Photography is all about light, that’s for sure! These are beautiful pictures! My favorites are the first two, especially the lace curtains. There is nothing more wonderful than lying in bed in the morning watching the light spill through lace curtains. Add a billowing breeze and there you have it: perfection. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Reply Veronica May 2, 2013 at 6:56 pm

      Hi Cathy, thank you so much. Oh, I can’t wait for the warm breeze to come. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply 4aroundthetable May 3, 2013 at 7:28 am

    Hi Veronica,

    Your photographs are lovely and the lightening is sublime:) You have a wonderful eye for detail. It’s grey here for most of the year in the pacific northwest. When light comes in ~ it really changes the dynamics and feel of the room.

    Have a nice weekend! xxleslie

    • Reply Veronica May 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm

      Hi Leslie, thank you so much. I’ve had practice ๐Ÿ˜‰ I know about the light. Do you feel like chasing it around the house? I do. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply JoAnn Bayne May 3, 2013 at 7:35 am

    Fabulous light – I agree – always a handy camera.

    • Reply Veronica May 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm

      That’s it JoAnn! I might need a sixth camera round here. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply mithriluna May 3, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Gorgeous pictures. It makes me feel warm inside.

    • Reply Veronica May 3, 2013 at 7:02 pm

      That’s good Mithriluna, it’s getting warmer here now in May, and the sun stays in the house much longer. I love it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply julochka May 4, 2013 at 11:52 pm

    it makes me long for the day when our house is finished and more light comes in. maybe tho’ I need to be better at chasing what’s here already now.

    • Reply Veronica May 5, 2013 at 7:29 am

      It’ll come Julie. One of these days the house will be completely filled with light. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Sara v May 6, 2013 at 8:00 am

    Love the light!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Reply Veronica May 6, 2013 at 8:08 am

      Me too Sara! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply vastlycurious.com May 9, 2013 at 6:05 am

    NEVER enough light! Sometimes I follow it from room to room. Beautiful photos Veronica!

    • Reply Veronica May 10, 2013 at 5:15 pm

      Thank you so much Kathryn. x ๐Ÿ™‚

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