Color (7/7): Color in Darkness

Color in Darkness

The contrast of artificial light in the dark can be very surreal. In Feb 2015 I visited the Winterlichter illumination at Luisenpark in Mannheim. The exhibit was enjoyable and surreal. I especially liked the bright color of these trees, unexpected not only due to the color, but because the trees are illuminated from the bottom, which one isn’t accustom to seeing.

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Color (2/7): Prater Riesenrad

Prater Riesenrad

I have always hear about how beautiful Vienna is. I have often been quite disappointed by cities that others had promised were so wonderful. This was not the case in Vienna. It is an absolutely stunning city. One of the must-see tourist sites and symbols of the city is the Prater Riesenrad (Prater is a large amusement park in the city, Riesenrad means Ferris wheel). It is one of the oldest, used to be the tallest, and is worth a trip around. The lighting at night against the metal structure produces some interesting patterns and I was excited to capture the color.

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Strasbourg Christmas Market

Strasbourg Christmas Market

The Strasbourg Christmas Market is one of the most beautiful I have ever been to. It stretches throughout the entire city center with each street decorated in beautiful lights. In one of the main squares, a giant Christmas tree is decorated, with a small Christmas village underneath.

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