Reflecting

Reflecting

This is in the top 5 of my favorite photographs I have taken. While playing tourist in Lübeck, Germany, thinking I was done with photos for the day, I turned around to see this woman standing there in the light of the setting sun. She seemed out of place. There was the typical hustle and bustle of a summer evening in a small city, she was still. Most sought out places not in direct sunlight, she was facing the sunset. Most were in light summer clothes, she had a long coat on. Originally I had a sense of loneliness watching her, but others have commented that maybe she was happily reflecting on something, or just enjoying the sunset. In any case, I find this picture to be very moving.

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