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Writing with Light

Stars & Stripes

I flew to Boston last Sunday for a conference and was lucky to have the day to myself to walk around and explore this beautiful city. It’s been years since I’ve been there and given what was going on last week, when they locked down the city I wasn’t sure if my trip would be cancelled or not. It was a moving time to be in the city and I’ll be sharing my images and impressions over the next little while.

As I was walking along Atlantic Ave I came upon this archway which is between the InterContinental and the Boston Harbor Hotel. With the sun shining and the flag blowing in the wind it was a perfect way to start the day.

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Boston, stars and stripes, Atlantic Ave, flag, America

Do you remember Uggie from my Life in the City post earlier this week? A few people asked if I got a closer shot of his face and I did. You can see it on my Facebook page here. From time to time I will post and share thing on the Edith Levy Photography Facebook Page that you won’t see on the blog. If you haven’t done so already please consider “liking” my FB page.

Have a great weekend everyone.

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42 responses

  1. What a great capture and so perfect for this time for Boston!

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    April 26, 2013 at 9:03 am

  2. Beautiful image!

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    April 26, 2013 at 9:04 am

  3. Outstanding shot, Edith! I really like this.
    Never been to Boston but it’s on my list. I am inspired even more by your image here today. Nice work!

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    April 26, 2013 at 9:11 am

  4. Backlit and arches. Perfect for Boston, too. Beautiful.

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    April 26, 2013 at 9:24 am

  5. Wonderful capture of our flag. Love the light–it really makes this image pop!

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    April 26, 2013 at 9:25 am

  6. Fantastic capture!

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    April 26, 2013 at 9:52 am

  7. Fabulous Edith. I love it! Blessings, Robyn

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    April 26, 2013 at 10:53 am

  8. Wow! What an amazing capture!!

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    April 26, 2013 at 12:40 pm

  9. cfrailey

    Very fitting post Edith. Well done.

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    April 26, 2013 at 12:50 pm

  10. Good eye to spot and capture this remarkable scene!

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    April 26, 2013 at 1:41 pm

  11. It is indeed a very special city, and these photographs are wonderful, Edith.
    Have a great weekend!

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    April 26, 2013 at 3:08 pm

  12. 1annecasey

    Beautiful image – so crisp and vibrant!

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    April 26, 2013 at 4:46 pm

  13. Love the clarity & details… the colors are awesome too 🙂

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    April 26, 2013 at 5:39 pm

  14. Nice shot, Edith.

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    April 26, 2013 at 6:31 pm

  15. Excellent captured, the american flag always beautiful – particular in Boston – been there years ago was invited to see Boston Red Sox… 🙂

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    April 27, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    • Thanks Nils. Unfortunately I didn’t get to see a game but I did enjoy the city.

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      April 27, 2013 at 6:12 pm

  16. That’s a great image, Edith – perfect exposure. That sounds like my sort of conference – Ooe spent touring the city rather than stuck in a sleep-inducing indoor conference hall. LOL!

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    April 27, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    • Thanks Andy. Lucky for me I got to touring the city one day but then was stuck in a sleep-inducing conference for the next 2 days. Oh well…at least I got some photography in.

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      April 27, 2013 at 6:13 pm

      • You’ve got your priorities right, Edith!

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        April 27, 2013 at 6:21 pm

  17. Great shot. Nice color contrast.

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    April 30, 2013 at 12:54 am

  18. Absolutely awesome image.

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    May 1, 2013 at 11:46 am

  19. This is really a great shot, Edith, I love the details and the tones here.

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    May 7, 2013 at 5:44 pm

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  21. I love your use of light in this image. I haven’t had much of a chance to go out and shoot at dawn or dusk, or even at night, but I’m very keen to get working on it. Great shot!

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    May 17, 2013 at 8:11 am

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