Light the Way

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Old style door light in Old Town.

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7 Responses to Light the Way

  1. Olivier says:

    en dehors du manque de banc, Alexandria a l’air d’etre une belle ville.
    La vieille ville est elle importante ?

  2. santy says:

    for some reason I was more attracted to that brick wall…

  3. mariemcc says:

    Olivier wrote (for those who don’t speak French):

    “Other than lacking benches, Alexandria seems to be a pretty town. Is this old town important?”

    Oui, Alexandria est un peu importante. Elle est situeé 7 miles de Washington, DC à l’autre côté de la rivière Potomac. George Washington, “père” de notre pays, passais beaucoup de temps ici. En plus, sa maison à Mt. Vernon est très proche. Maintenant elle est beaucoup visiteé par les touristes a cause de la quantité de vieux batiments preserveés.

    Yes, Alexandria is a little important. It’s located 7 miles from Washington DC, on the other side of the Potomac River. George Washington, “father” of our country, spent a lot of time here. Also, his house at Mt. Vernon is very close. Now a lot of tourists come here because of all the old preserved buildings.

    Santy, I found the lines of the brick wall, the lines on the lamp and the lines of the shutter to be very pleasing and harmonious. I also was attracted to how the lighting at that moment made the shutter slats so luminous.

  4. Kate says:

    Yes, the horizontal lines on the bricks, shutters,and lantern work well together. Great close-up. too.

  5. Olivier says:

    Merci pour les renseignemts. tu ecris tres bien le français, tu l’as appris a l’ecole ou tu es venu faire un detour par chez nous ?

  6. John says:

    I have one of these on my back porch that my Dad actually made!

  7. Nathalie says:

    Very nice detail, the lantern is a beautiful piece in itself and your photo is a great capture of it

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