Friday, January 15, 2010

end of the day

I've been filming at night--things look more beautiful in the dark.
Tonight I walked out onto the frozen lake to shoot cross-country ski tracks. But when I got home, it was the serendipitous lights in the background that fit my mood:
reflective
romantic...
and so, a bit of Brahms before bed: Intermezzo for piano, opus 117, no. 1.



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11 comments:

Margaret said...

Absolutely beautiful. So much captured in a matter of seconds.

ArtSparker said...

Light and home, a refuge at the end of the day those lights have a friendly quality.

The Crow said...

hauntingly beautiful - I've played it several times...the ballet of lights

Dania said...

That is so exquisite.

Fresca said...

You all's comments make lying on the frozen lake with my camera worth it, even if I did almost freeze walking back home.

Ginga Squid said...

Oooh I like that one! Kind of a bit abstract. I also liked watching it sideways - so it looked like the moving light was dripping down.
Glad you didn't fall through the frozen lake!

Fresca said...

GINGA: What a terrific idea: I tipped my laptop sideaways and the flick looks even better.

Thanks for the concern, but no worries: this is Minnesota, you can drive a car on the ice.

Jennifer said...

It actually took me a while to see this one...I spent quite a few seconds staring at the blackness and wondering what the point was before I registered the slowly shifting lights. Wonderful use of framing--like people have said, the feeling of coming home after staring at the infinite.

fresca said...

JENN: I worry about the speed/timing of these flicks as much as anything...

I almost started this one with the light already moving, but that wasn't the point--insofar as these things have points.
(Adding music like Brahms gives them much more "story.")
In fact, you put the point just right.Thanks.

bink said...

Beautiful.

Fresca said...

Thanks, bink.