Posts Tagged ‘Vibrant’

Photo Observation

2) Eduardo Seastress

3) Happy

4) Happy is vibrancy and excitement.  The way the light shines through the umbrellas and illuminates them is dazzling and almost overwhelming in it’s intense colors.  All the energy conveyed through the bright colors alongside the mesmerizing pattern of circles is incredibly joyful.  The umbrellas shine like dazzling suns from different universes.

Photo Observation #11: Surreal Lighting at the Happiest Place on Earth


I got this photo from a blog about Epcot called Epcot Explorer: .

The theme is surreal.

The lighting is unreal in its color, its angle, its vibrancy. The sky is lit up by lasers like the end of the world or like a mystical portal is opening. The colorful lights are reflected in the water making it resemble a magical river that one might dream up as a child. All of the lighting is fantastical even the bright projected white on the Earth. The water shows the hidden mysteries of lights that are far off and also the pink and green of the globe. The various angles are unusual as the light from the water fountains illustrates since it goes straight up with the water. There are neons, bright magentas, oranges, blues, greens, and white in the color palette of the lights. There are hints of red, yellow, and purple as well. It is like a rainbow but brighter; the lights have a similar feeling of joy in their colors as fireworks and glow sticks. They are spectacular and delightful like a magician show. Clearly, the lights are magical not realistic. Even the sky with the green and blue fading into one another repeatedly in a pattern is mostly intense and vibrant in color and brightness. This brightness is like the pages of children’s picture books and children’s toys in general. Consequently, the lighting is surreal and creates an atmosphere that is playful, reflexive, and dream-like.

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Lighting Observation #12: A Tree’s Bark in the Sunlight

4/25/16-10:23am-Outside the Spiegel Theater

The sunlight warmly hits the bright green leaves of this tree that looks sort of like a weeping willow but has branches hanging down with bright green spade-shaped leaves. The shadow cast on its bark reflects the spade-like shape of the leaves and only some direct sunlight comes through in varying amounts to hit the bark. Thus, the bark is illuminated with different intensities of sunlight.

The light colors the bark of the tree and accents the lines of the bark. The bark looks like it might just erupt into circular-like shapes like the shadows that gently fall onto it from the branches above. The movement of the shadows with the gentle swaying of the breeze create a dream-like feeling. The tree bark shimmers like psychedelic orbs that make the tree glow with different shades as the light and shadow change how intense the light is on the bark constantly. As the shadow and sunlight move, there is green, teal, brown, gold, grey, amber, and silver on the bark. The whiteness of the light of the sun has the greenness of the leaves and the shades of the nearby plants reflect onto the bark allowing for this rainbow. It is a creative light with its colors and intensities. Every leaf looks more like a heart than a spade with the shadow that is created by the sunlight hitting it. The lighting is artistic, it is natural, it is soft, and it is dynamic. The overall feeling of the light is one of confusion, fun, and bedazzlement. It changes between these naturalistic colors and is constantly moving like the light cannot make up its mind how to shine on the tree, but it is also fun with the varying spots of intensities and colors reflected back. This movement and change in the amount of light hitting the bark is bedazzling like a disco ball in the night. It is fun though; It’s fun in the confusion and in dazzling qualities.

Lighting Observation – #7

1. October 23rd at 6:30 at Hauppauge High School’s football field

2. Bight colorful explosions in a pitch black sky.

3. Every year, I attend the homecoming game at my old high school. At the close of the game the sky is illuminated with the most spectacular fireworks display you will ever see. The dark sky explodes into a mural of bright, stunning colors. Vibrant whites, exploding reds, lavish golds, and deep blues stream across the sky and paint the darkness with vivacious hues. The alluring display dazzles me and revives my sense of Hauppauge pride. It is these lively pyrotechnics that will always draw me back to every homecoming game at Hauppauge High School.


Photo Observation #6 – The Night Sky

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3. Inspiring.

4. The world is full of many inspirations, but nothing compares to the twinkling of the night sky.  Most people can spend hours stargazing and making wishes upon the bright, dazzling stars. The stars watch over us at such an incredible height with their white lights cascading over the earth, bringing light to the dark sky. The stars surround the equally beautiful moon that reflects the light from the sun. The moon and the stars are a wonderful contrast to the dark sky by illuminating the night with their intense white light. Their vibrant glow lights the way for us to follow our dreams.

Lighting Moment #12

1. May 2nd 2 am Hempstead Turnpike

2. Thunderstorm clouds rolled in with bolts of lighting

3. Driving home, it had started to pour. The kind of thunder storm that shakes the ground under you.In front of me is not only the road but alot of angry sky. As I drove a few bolts connected to the ground but one stuck out. This one was directly in front of me and bright. It was a shock to my eyes that were trying desperately to digest the lights in front of me. Knowing the nature of light and the colors it can manifest into this blue beam streaking down seemed mysterious since it not only had a unique color but it somehow brightened the entire sky. Depriving eyes of intensity would also cause some sort of starvation that has been shown to work very successfully on stage. Thus this was just nature making a statement and adding variety to the lighting it already supplies us with.


Photo Observation

This is a photo I took in Cape Meares Oregon

This photo makes me feel as though I am looking at the doorway into a fairytale. The trunks of the trees rise up out of the Earth to make an arched doorway: on this side of the door is darkness and shadows, but the other side the light shines through making the brilliant green leaves glow with life and magic. There is so much light just behind this archway and so much darkness in front of it that it becomes a sort of barrier or gateway where two worlds meet.

Photo Ob #10

  2. owner:Fresnatic, time lasp over Seattle

Magical Seattle from 12th Street Bridge

3. Nature vs City

4. the two different light sources allow for contrast but there is a harmony between them that isn’t always achieved. Often city lights are so bright and intense but can’t compare to the immense beauty and magnitude of a sunset. The location blends the blues on the horizon grab your eye and pull you through to the white at the bottom of the photo. It shows that even people who live in cities are surrounded by nature and can enjoy it. The snow also gives a special quality to the photo. Instead of just a brown lifeless ground it becomes reflective. In a perspective that you would think a clear divide would happen the boundaries are fuzzed between the cars and sky or ground. This photo is alive. Its bright with colors that can never be recreated.


Photo Observation #8

2) Photo taken by Nic Christopher. Taken in Vancouver Canada March 22nd 2010, at approximantly 9:30 AM

3) THEME: Spring

4) DESCRIPTION: This is a photo that I took two years ago while I was visiting colleges on the west coast. This was taken when I was  walking around on Granville Island with my parents one morning. It was a nice and very bright sunshiny day and it had been cold and rainy the night before. The ground was wet but the weather was quickly warming up and it was an absolute beautiful day outside. We were three days into spring and it was an absolute beautiful sight because all of the bright flowers were at their peak in Vancouver. I wandered around looking through shops with my parents and stopped every five seconds to snap pictures of all of the blossoming flowers that were around us.

This picture is a perfect image to capture what springtime is to me. My birthday is tomorrow, March 20th, the first day of spring. Whenever I see flowers blooming, robins laying their eggs and baby calfs being born I know it is time for me to celebrate my birthday once more. This is my favorite time of year with the cool nights and the warm days. It is warm enough to wear shorts but still be comfortable when you sleep because it cools off nicely once the sun goes down. This picture perfectly captures this contrasting temperature and feeling of spring time for me. Seeing this vibrant and pure yellow flower blossoming from the still somewhat frozen ground was so beautiful. The flowers that bloom at this time of day are so hearty yet look so delicate and are that fresh reminder that free summer nights are just around the corner. The bright and super saturated green behind the flower pedals offers, yet again, one more reminder of that pure and vivid green of summer lawns lazy days. The light is so brilliant and pure in this image allowing for such extreme color saturation and such high contrast from the background to the image of the flower. One final piece that is so beautiful in this image is the dew that has collected on the petals of the flower. I personally have never seen this much dew on one single object before in my life. The dew is the piece of the image that makes it so unique and so special to me. The way that the light catches the surface of the water gives the image that extra depth and texture, all because of the cold nights and warm day that only the spring air can bring. The dew catches the sunlight in such a way that the reflections of the sun’s rays off of the yellow make the image glow and you can almost feel the warmth radiating off of the flower from the magnification of the droplets of water.


Lighting Observation 7.1(Light in a black box)

1) DATE-TIME-LOCATION: 3/14/12 – 6:22PM – NAB Black Box Theater

2) OBJECTIVE DESCRIPTION: I was woking on the Cat set during 55 on wednesday evening. The garage in the scene shop was open and letting in the sunlight that was casting long shadows all the way into the blackbox.

3) SUBJECTIVE DESCRIPTION: I was working in the blackbox during 55 on wednesday evening when I should have been outside enjoying the absolutely beautiful weather. Just to taunt everyone that was working on the show, and also to help make everyone happy, Lynn raised the garage door in the scene shop to let in the fresh air. As the sun began to lower itself in the sky the shop began to fill with a deep and vibrant flush of sunlight. I left the shop and moved into the black box to work on erecting the pillars.

At around 6:30 I finally looked up from the work I was doing to see that the light had shifted very low in the western sky. I looked toward the shop and the sunlight was coming through the garage door at almost a horizontal line. The sun passed through the shop and the hall way into the blackbox and then onto the house seats that we had constructed on monday afternoon. The light passed through the legs of the risers and the individual legs of each chair and cast long black shadows all the way down the risers. On the surface of each riser I could see where the sun was directly reflecting off of the semi reflective surface and beginning to light up the area where we were working. I had to take a double take and really look at how cool the light was that was shining into the theater. I am not entirely sure if it was the pure beauty of the way the light was entering the theater with its strong contrast and long shadows or if it was the fact that I was actually seeing sunlight, sunlight in the theater of all places. For most of us the sun was somewhat of a novelty as we are stuck inside from sunrise to long after the sun sets.