shopping at night . . .

Posted by DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 12 December 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Seen Around Town : San Ramon, CA

One of the charms for me of shopping at dinner time, is the effect of early darkness and minimal store lighting which sometimes produce a dramatic tableau. These oranges, apples and grapefruits have as much luminous glow as a stained-glass window of a cathedral. :-)

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Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Fantastic lights on the fruits ! A really fine shot , Phil

12 Dec 2011 7:41am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great great great!!!

12 Dec 2011 7:51am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Now that is a special photograph

12 Dec 2011 8:14am

Florence from Paris, France

They seem to be enlighted from inside.

12 Dec 2011 8:33am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

superb lighting on the fruits ! great atmosphere !

12 Dec 2011 8:43am

k@ from Paris, France

Light is another fruit here. Juicy sensation with that palette, Dulcie.

12 Dec 2011 8:46am

Frida from Sweden

Beautiful capture with great light and colors. Looks delicious.

12 Dec 2011 8:46am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You are right - the produce looks to be giving off 100% natural light ! What a lovely shot this makes.

12 Dec 2011 9:15am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent light on the fruit. A color palette that enhances well in the darkness of the place! A mysterious and magical touch. wonderful image!
A hug, Adela

12 Dec 2011 9:56am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Yes, I agree with your description--the produce glows.

12 Dec 2011 10:05am

Baldwin J from Bejuma, Venezuela

Great light!!

12 Dec 2011 11:09am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Terrific night shot

12 Dec 2011 11:16am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Cool !

12 Dec 2011 11:27am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Love the dramatic light - a very compelling image!

12 Dec 2011 12:11pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great light and tones.

12 Dec 2011 1:11pm

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Beautiful light and colours

12 Dec 2011 2:23pm

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

beautiful, wonderful colours!

12 Dec 2011 2:24pm

clodagh smith from Sacramento, United States

cool and surreal

12 Dec 2011 3:20pm

dan from Paris, France

There is of the color, even at night.

12 Dec 2011 3:20pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Fantastic shot, Dulcie! Bravo :-)

12 Dec 2011 6:08pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

Yes they do....gorgeous light and color.

12 Dec 2011 7:25pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Lovely capture!

12 Dec 2011 7:40pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

nice

12 Dec 2011 10:05pm

Harry from Apex, United States

Very attractive caputre of this limited, but directed light. The bright friut really jumps out from the darkness.

12 Dec 2011 10:41pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Excellent shot and perfectly highlighted subject! Thumbs up!

12 Dec 2011 11:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent. superb lighting

12 Dec 2011 11:43pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully composed -

13 Dec 2011 12:16am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

Hi Dulcie, what a wonderful image! The composition simply is fantastic, just as well as the beautiful warm color tones plus the perfect lighting, to put the delicious fruits into focus!

13 Dec 2011 12:55am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is gorgeous. The light is perfect and the colors are just beautiful! I love how the light is just on the fruit. A beautiful composition!

13 Dec 2011 1:20am

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Beautiful theme and the light...out of this world!!!!

13 Dec 2011 4:29am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Gorgeous lighting!

13 Dec 2011 4:39am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well captured
nice colors

13 Dec 2011 7:37am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnificent light on these fruits, splendid vignetting. Nice day.

13 Dec 2011 10:38am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Such a warm glow in this shot!

13 Dec 2011 10:39am

Victoria from Sweden

Nice photo and colors.

13 Dec 2011 2:43pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

interesting capture ,well done :)

13 Dec 2011 4:03pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

This is fantastic light!

13 Dec 2011 5:01pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Wonderful lighting. I like how the fruit stands out against the 'darkness'.

13 Dec 2011 8:07pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

You are definitely right about that dramatic lighting. This is a gorgeous image!

14 Dec 2011 7:37pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Gorgeous illumination.

16 Dec 2011 9:41am

Lady at the shore from United States

Tasty, night glow, and tangible and sharp image and who shops at night?

16 Jan 2012 8:45pm

Nikon D90
1/13 second
F/8.0
ISO 500
60 mm (35mm equiv.)

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