Late Afternoon Sun

I get late afternoon sun in my apartment – but something you need to understand: my windows face NE! Not west. The sun shines in strongly – bouncing from west-facing windows in the building up on the hill across from my apartment. Depending on the season the bright afternoon sunlight can last for a few minutes to more than half an hour. It has no warmth but it brightens the rooms noticeably.

Today, as I was walking by, the shadows of the orchids on my studio/livingroom window ledge caught my attention. Difficult to photograph because the large Pfaff embroidery machine on the desk blocked me. Nevertheless, the photo is about shadows and those stand out – even their reflection in the plexiglas surface of the desk.

Another day, I might move the machine to try getting a better shot. Today, I was wanted to capture what I could before the reflection disappeared.

One thought on “Late Afternoon Sun

  1. That’s cool! The only good thing about working late at my casual job is that the afternoon sun bounces off the apartment building and bathes the operating room in a wonderful light. Great captures even with the machine there.

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