Saturday, January 31, 2009

Zig Zag


The bright red railings caught my eye as I drove by on Highway 31 in Homewood.  You guessed it, I had to go back that afternoon and snap a few.  The shadows were the grand surprise!  

The Tune du Jour is " I Don't Know Why I Love You" by Clarence "Frogman" Henry


24 comments:

alice said...

Love this one, Virginia, but i'm sure you are not surprised...;-)
About my post yesterday, yes, it was a bit far-fetched, this story about "sweet love tea" and "detox tea"...
Have a nice week end, I'll come back tomorrow to have a stroll on your path!

Bibi said...

Hi, Virginia! First of all, love this photo. I have a bunch of 'lines and shadows' photos, and I keep addin' on.

Also, haven't forgotten your email request--just little time to sit and choose, but will do on the weekend!!

Walker said...

The music put into your posts is driving my computer crazy. I'll keep watching but have to leave as a follower. Sorry.

JM said...

This is really cool! Love the red an the zig zag shadow. Nice composition, V.!

altadenahiker said...

There are so many reasons I will never be a photographer. For example, it would never occur to me to look for something like this. Oh well, always learning. I think I need your class. Or Paris. Or both.

alice said...

Yes, you're right, Virginia, l'amour, toujours l'amour!

Wayne said...

Who else would make a special trip to photograph a railing?

That is one skookum looking railing by the way.

marley said...

Striking image. Shadows are interesting.

Kim said...

This is such a fantastic image, Virginia. I love those crisp shadow patterns alongside the bright red railing that is casting them. Well seen, and thanks for bringing the vision to us!
-Kim
Seattle Daily Photo

Chuckeroon said...

Oooo BTW.....checking your new Headline Banner I have to admit that perhaps our Birmingham might not match yours.....now V, is it really B. Ala?

Laurie said...

This is brilliant, V. You have such a gift, girl!

Virginia said...

W
Skookum??? And you Canadians think southerners "talk funny"!

When the coffers get low, the photographer has to step it up a notch, hence red railings get a second drive by!

Alice, I'll have a pot of that "sweet love" tea, but the Detox sounds scary. I don't think I want to know how it works! So I get an A on that super easy translation? Merci.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

The shadow transforms this otherwise very nice photo into a stunner!

Virginia said...

"roon,
It sure is good ole Birmingham, Alabama. Now do you want to have a slice of "humble pie" and work on your apology???HA
V

lisasarsfield said...

You said on another post that 'its all about the light' and I agree totally. This photo is a really good example of that and its a lovely arty shot. Your blogs looking great, I had a read through a few other posts and its all very inspiring!

Mary said...

Virg - LOVE the new heading photo - you impress me every time that I have the chance to peek in on your blog. Rock on sistah!
xx,
M

Steve Buser said...

You have a sharp and creative eye. This is really intriquing.

PJ said...

From a soft cuddly baby to a steel handrail, it's Super Photo Woman!

Bob Crowe said...

Hmmm... Deja vu all over again. Crisp graphics, attractive balance of color, a real eye pleaser.

Virginia said...

Prof. Crowe,
Ahhh, under your tutelage, how can I miss?

PJ,
HA , never thought of that way! That's funny.

Thanks Lisa and Steve, I appeciate your visit and kind words.

Mar,
Thanks dear friend.

Virginia said...

EG, Thanks for coming by . I appreciate your kind words.

Kim, I do so appreciate your feedback. I take it to heart believe me!

Laurie, We sooo think alike don't we!!

Marley- Merci !

Babooshka said...

It has all been said. Trust me take time out and miss this.

Dusty Lens said...

Bravo, fantastic photo!

Marc said...

It was well worth going back to shoot this. Great effect!