Saturday, January 19, 2008

Blue Door


Blue Door, originally uploaded by gawdessness.

On a spur of the moment we went to go and get Bánh mì (vietnamese submarine sandwiches - only more so).
My husband stood in line to order and I wandered around, camera in hand taking pictures - this one was taken through the shop window and across the street.
The street was gray, the light was too but this door sure wasn't.
I like doors anyway - eyes may be the windows to the soul but sometimes, doors are the lipstick of the building and I couldn't stop taking pictures of it.

I punched up the colours and light a touch in flickr editor, but even before I did, my oldest daughter said "Wow, that blue just pops!" and she is right.

Now, I want to paint our front door the same colour and I have always wanted the pheasants in flight grill - ever since I was a little kid.

(Canon 30d/70-300mm IS/f5.6/shutter 1/15)


In web wanderings, have you seen this or this?
Wow.

2 comments:

jo(e) said...

That blue does make this a great shot. I love to walk around a city and look at doorways and windows.

Alias said...

I love pictures of doors and you've captured a beauty here.

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