Winding down...5

Posted by karla (Omaha, United States) on 4 January 2012 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

More holiday lighting on another Omaha house. The white star shaped objects I think are to look like snowflakes, but the snow clumps on them are changing their shapes.

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Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow... This is really beautiful, I love the atmosphere ! I wish you and yours a very Happy New Year, all the best :)

4 Jan 2012 9:08am

@Tamara: Thanks, Tamara! :)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The combination of make-believe and the reality here make it like a true wonderland . . I imagine it was difficult to get the right balances in the shot, too. Lovely result.

4 Jan 2012 9:56am

@Ronnie 2¢: So true, Ronnie, and the wonderland was made especially nice by all the snow we had the weekend I was out with the camera. It was difficult to get the right amount of blue and white and all balanced with the right brightness. I use RAW files, so the choices are many. Thanks so much for your visits and comments!

Moein from Bandar-e-Anzali, Iran

Nice shot . Happy New Year :)

4 Jan 2012 10:14am

@Moein: Thank you!! Lovely to see you here, and thank you for the comment. Wishing you also a Happy New Year. :)

Jac from Alfena, Portugal

beautiful photo Karla, wonderful!!! ;)

4 Jan 2012 4:27pm

@Jac: Thank you, Jac !!! :)

Rick from Toronto, Canada

What a magical photo and place. They did a lovely job of it!

4 Jan 2012 6:12pm

@Rick: It definitely is amazing. I think the snow adds so much to it. I am not sure it would be so magical without the snow. There was a lot of it that weekend, and it clung to every surface for a couple of days, as if our world had been dipped in frosting.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Just a beautiful image, Karla! I love the blue tones here....magnificently composed as well! Wishing you all the very best for 2012.

4 Jan 2012 8:17pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks, Denny! So good of you to stop by and leave your comment. I love those blues, also. It is my favorite color anyway, and when I saw the digital response, I was surprised and pleased. I had not been out for nighttime photos yet, so this series was a real treat for me (and a challenge). My husband drove the car, and I would yell "stop"! :)

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

beautiful lighting and capture.

4 Jan 2012 10:21pm

@Ted: Thank you, Ted. And thank you for visiting and leaving a comment! The snow during the weekend of Dec. 4 was a magical addition to the scenes around here.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

So welcoming ... your image is wonderful!

4 Jan 2012 10:35pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Judy, thanks for your visit and comments! I am glad that you like the images. :)

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Great image. Beautiful winter scene !!!!

4 Jan 2012 11:00pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

This is so beautiful, Karla ... bless you on this Christmas Day!

26 Dec 2012 12:08am

Nikon D300
1/13 second
F/4.5
ISO 800
33 mm (35mm equiv.)

christmas
holiday-lighting

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