Monday, October 11, 2010

The Lights of Downtown Newport . . .

I am excited that you are all loving these night shots! This photo was taken the same night I took the bridge photo. It is a view of downtown Newport. There is a nice park nestled along the ocean shore where I took both photos. The tallest building you see is a church. It is so very beautiful. I have many pictures of it.

It looks like a postcard scene to me. Although I have this same shot during the daytime it looks much more powerful at night. I love the reflection of the lights in this one too!

Yesterday I did some painting. Its a new landscape inspired by the beautiful fall weather we had here in NY. I will be sharing it soon!

Hope you had a lovely creative weekend!

12 comments:

  1. Yep, it is postcard-perfect.
    I always love the way the nighttime and lights turn a scene into something completely different and very magical. Never the same in the light of day!
    great shot again!

    XXOO~~♥
    Anne

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  2. this is just sublime! i hardly ever do any photography at night but now you've inspired me!!

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  3. Nightlights are always so pretty. I can't wait to see your fall painting too!!

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  4. I am loving these shots! They're just so cool! x

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  5. Yes it does look like a postcard. Maybe you should consider selling them as postcards? I like your dark shots and you seem to be getting better at it. Thanks for sharing. Have a great week.

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  6. beautiful cathy. i always think ny is so dangerous at night and so full of people, lol. this looks safe a serene! my sister went on a trip there a couple of months ago and loved it. i'd love to stroll in central park in the evening!

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  7. Love your night life photos. They certainly could be postcards.

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  8. Wow Cathy..I'm absoulutely loving these night shots! This one is my favorite so far!

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  9. Cathy, these are beautiful shots you are sharing with us.....

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  10. So Beautiful Cathy! Hope you are doing well! Thanks for sharing with us all! Picture perfect!

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  11. Hi Cathy! I agree, fantastic, post card perfect! I'm off to Thunder Bay tomorrow for a couple of days so have packed my camera, tripod and trusty Scott Kelby 'how to' book! No idea what's in Thunder Bay but I'm hopeful LOL!

    Ro xxx

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  12. I agree! Postcard material for sure Cathy!!
    To answer your question over at my place :)
    I put molding paste on, then painted the background and then stamped the writing on top.
    I used Susan Scheewe angular foliage brush. I got it at Michaels years ago when I took a couple of classes from Ros Stallcup. It works very nicely to pounce in foliage :)
    Have a great day!! Thanks again ♥

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