Headed for the Light

© Gerda Grice

Headed for the Light

Uploaded: March 13, 2017 | Entered: March 13, 2017 09:48:30


Beginning in February and ending about a week ago, there was a Festival of Light in Toronto's Distillery District. The various installations were created by artists from a number of different countries, and while the main theme of the Festival as a whole was love (possibly in relation to Valentine's Day), a few of the installations did embody other. ideas. I shot this image of part of one of the installations using intentional camera movement to create the effect of each "figure" being composed of multiple lines of light, though in fact each was composed of a single line. I also added a bit of space in front of the leading figure in PS.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 52.00 mm, Model: NIKON D5500


Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic March 13, 2017

Gerda, this is one of the most "controlled" ICM images that I have seen to date. I love it! The figures have a human quality to them as they stride out... head down, hands behind back, or staring straight ahead. Wonderfully expressive image... so much to see here. Well done! #1681561

Harvey A. Ravitch March 13, 2017

Simply Awesome, & so Well thought out! Great Creativity! #11571266

Gerda Grice level-classic March 14, 2017 1

Thank you so much, Harvey and Joanna! I truly appreciate your very encouraging comments! -Gerda #11571561

Nadia Paul April 02, 2017

This is so cool Gerda - beautifully captured - hope we see it again! #11579260

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