Thursday, July 28, 2011

Sun Flare

When I took this photo in Downtown Phoenix, I was shooting directly into the sun so I thought I'd end up throwing it away but, after looking at it, I think the sun flare is kind of interesting so I'm using it.  This is a new apartment building that has been built to incorporate the walls of a much older building. You can see the older portion on the bottom level.  Interesting concept and design.

12 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I think they've blended old and new very well. I do that now and then too Sharon, shoot directly into the sun I think the effect in your picture is really great, a burst of drama!!

Kate said...

I'm not sure how I feel about the design. Need to look at it a few more times before I make up my mind. It seems like a combination of styles.

Regina K said...

I like the design especially the older walls and the letters. I'm curious about the inside. I also find that sun flare a great addition.

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

If you do not shoot into the sun in Phoenix, you are limiting yourself from a lot of subjects, as the sun shines about 90% of the time.

Kathy said...

I'm with Kate on the combo architecture. The backlighting worked well in this photo.

Magpie said...

If it means saving the old, then I guess I'm for it. It's amazing the old structure could support the new.

Jarart said...

Sometimes a flare like this one adds to the picture. I like it.
I'm glad they used the old part of the building instead of tearing it down. It makes more sense to me.

RedPat said...

Good to know that they are keeping the old interesting facade. Like the flare.

Irina said...

Looks very interesting. I hope people feel comfortable inside.

Randy said...

Wow that's a nice flare. Glad you decided to post it.

Stephanie said...

I love the design of the bldg. Fantastic shot with the sun rays! I'm lovin' the light in your photos, like the window shots scrolled down below

JM said...

I think it makes a pretty cool effect on the right place of the photo.