The Cosmic Photo Challenge.

Rather daringly, I set the theme for The Cosmic Photo Challenge this week with hopes that the English weather would cooperate and gave you the prompt; Low light.

If I had been imagining nice twilight shots of dusky sunsets and the gauzy loveliness of early morning mist, I would have been disappointed. But I’m a realist, so it didn’t surprise me at all when I left the house yesterday afternoon at 4 and it immediately started to rain.

But I was out by then, so I took a soggy stroll along the river in the park and managed to capture a few half decent images of a grey winter’s day.

Of course, by the time I got home it had stopped raining, so when it was properly dark I did some mucking about, using long exposures and the mood lighting in the garden.

*Edit: Because it annoys me that the weather was typically pleasant today, now we’re all back at work, here are the sort of photos I was hoping to capture yesterday, from earlier this evening. ;~}

So, what did all you bright sparks find to illuminate the darkness at the weekend?

Come on, don’t be shy, we all want to see…


To get involved with the challenge; check out the Cosmic Photo Prompt each Friday, then post a photo (or photos) on your blog the following Monday, with a pingback link to my Monday post.

Tag your posts with #CosPhoChal.

Any and all effects, editing, Photoshop, Instagram, morphing, collages, animation, gifs, or whatever other post production techniques you fancy are permitted, (in fact, they’re actively encouraged!) so get creative and turn your photos into artworks for the Cosmic Photo Challenge.

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