Monday, November 18, 2013

the world in pitch

This is not a b&w photo.

By the light of day, the walls are red, the curtains brown, the bedspread blue and white. By the light of day, the evergreens beyond the window are ever green.

I love this accidental photo. I wish all accidents were this satisfying.

Also by happy accident, two links gone live today:

- at National Music Centre, my review of Basia Bulat's new album, Tall Tall Shadow.

- at Latent Image, the inaugural issue - a stunning and evocative juxtaposition of imagery and words. I am thrilled to have a short story included in the magazine.

I invite you to dip in at your leisure. 

6 comments:

cmriedel said...

I kept trying to comment on the cat tracks photos (you did me the honour of reading that I have 7 lovely family members). But your captcha failed - I figured I'd comment on the other photo that interested me!

I've thought before, that light makes a difference in our ability to see. A striking shot. Carolyn. www.CMRiedel.WordPress.com

metalheadfairy said...

im expecting something to pop out at the window any moment, its so chilling

Barbara Bruederlin said...

Thanks, Carolyn, I'm very pleased with it and pleased to be able to see things just a little differently than usual.

Oh great! Now I will never be able to sleep, Metalheadfairy!

Allison said...

I love this photograph. I can't believe it's not in black and white. Such a great stillness to it.

And thank-you for the shout-out!

Dale said...

This is my favourite type of photographic accident also. I have a few favourite photos that appear to be B&W but are not. Nice work!

Barbara Bruederlin said...

Stillness! You are right, Al, I couldn't quite put my finger on it, but that's what appeals to me.
The shout-out was well-deserved! It's an impressive publication.

I would like to see your not B&W photos sometime, Dale! Also your etchings.