Stalking the most beautiful places in the Philippines

Welcome, welcome 'o weary traveler... from where do you cometh? Are you seeking new lands to conquer, perhaps planning a visit to the Philippines? Or are you simply feeling home-sick and hungry for photographs of home? Whatever, feel free to look or share. An adventure awaits.

I try to post new images weekly from my travels across this beautiful land. If you like what you see, please leave a comment or two. Or write me a note, I'd love to hear from where you cometh. Enjoy. Bobby ( Join this group to receive new postcards weekly or become a fan of my Facebook page.

Monday, June 17, 2013

#230 Day and Night

Can you photograph both day and night in a single photograph?

At dusk, the day slowly slips away into the shadows. It's still a little like daytime of course, because the sky is still bright enough to witness the beauty of creation. Yet it's also already nighttime because every minute is now darker than the last, dragging our spirits along with it, until the night consumes us all. And if you brought your camera along for such a moment, when day turns into night, yes it's possible to catch them both in a single photograph, while locked in a momentous tug-o-war, until one is completely vanquished, even if just for a little while. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: Don't stop shooting just because the fading light and color. The wavelengths of light at the tail-end of dusk can wildly surprise: from simmering crimsons, to dashes of violet, and finally a stately purple. See one soon.)

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