The pier Aker Brygge in Oslo, an early morning in December. The bike seems kind of lost amongst the ice and the background modern buildings.
Before Aker Brygge was rebuild this vas a shipyard with houndreds of workers in full swing with shipbuilding or as before closing it down, building oil rigs for the North Sea.
Hope you like this morning mood from the pier Aker Brygge of today.
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RGatward (20060) 2005-12-18 9:41
I've been trying for some intersting night shots this week Jack, but nothing as successful as this, very good use you make of the bike here.
jinju (14265) 2005-12-18 9:42
The modern architecture and the snow and ice go so well together. The architecture here looks so cold and impersonal, very icy and impersonal. Especially at night. The bike is about he only thing with any sort of personality. Overall this is a fantastically shot photo.
danielswalsh (13599) 2005-12-18 9:42
An interesting shot. I like that you managed to capture the morning light of the sky, but also the lights of the buildings. The bike is silhouetted nicely against the snow on the ground. Nice clear shot with little noise.
besnard (53185) 2005-12-18 10:06
Très belle composition bien cadrée. Les lumières sont du plus bel effet.
Merci pour le partage.
Newair (323) 2005-12-18 10:41
I really like the mood of this photo - very calm and quiet. The building on the right is really interesting as well. Good exposure and POV
Fixfocus (9385) 2005-12-18 10:47
You captured a very nice urban winter mood,Jack.A good compo,-the bike adds the necessary foreground interest.I like the contrast between the blue mood and the lighten windows here a lot.
sleon (9402) 2005-12-18 13:38
An excellent night shot - well exposed with some interesting modern architecture, and the bike is perfectly placed as a focal point. I don't think the scene would be nearly so successful without the inclusion of it!
jasmis (57824) 2005-12-18 13:40
Excelent winter mood. Fine night shot. Maybe need to be cropped from the bottom, but it is detail...
anesugur (18789) 2005-12-18 17:16
Very beautiful composition!
Fantastic colors and a superb mood.
Thanks for sharing. Uğur
Xalkida (11744) 2005-12-18 17:46
Oslo seems to be a very fine destination for the Christmas season I supose! :)
Excellent nightshot with great sharpness, colors and lighting. Your frame is very fine. Very nice work.
jrzufferey (7301) 2005-12-19 1:18
Hi Jack, Une belle composition nocturne avec cette bicyclette oubliée ainsi dans la ville et dans la neige. Bonnes fêtes Amitié/jr
faubry (35405) 2005-12-19 4:23
very nice shot! superb light from the buildings, colorful, contrast with white snow, thanks
ChrisJ (96610) 2005-12-19 5:02
aWonderful backlighting, with superb color sharpness & graphism. I like the yellow vs blue color contrast. Well done!
cessy (13647) 2005-12-19 5:20
beautiful winter night scene
I like the mood here, very good composition and colors
the lonely bike really wonderful
papagolf21 (85432) 2005-12-19 5:56
Une belle photo de nuit où le bruit est absorbé par la neige déjà présente. J'aime ce vélo qui semble attendre gentiment son propriétaire.
J'aime beaucoup l'effet du ciel nuit bleu.
fib2004 (1182) 2005-12-19 6:03
This is a nice shot taken at night. You perfectly managed the light and the composition is good.
jafadabret (56501) 2005-12-19 6:13
Jack, beau contraste entre le vélo qui semble inutile et d'un autre âge et la ville très moderne encore dans la nuit. bonne maîtrise de la lumière.
nwoehnl (122) 2005-12-19 7:08
Another good result from your early morning stroll, Jack. Good inclusion of the abandoned bike in the foreground, and beautiful geometric component provided by the illuminated windows in the background, well balanced by the dark-blue sky.
jhm (138214) 2005-12-19 7:51
The most beautiful picture take in early in the morning as well as these. I like the wonderful enlightenment of the buildings and certainly the christmas lighting in depth end of the street.
Merry Christmas Jack for you and your family.
Greetings from Belgium.
richtersl (3546) 2005-12-19 7:57
The lighted windows were well captured. The tire tracks lead the eye nicely toward the street in that background. The bicycle is perfectly placed in the photo but its presence there in the winter is really quirky. I love it! I keep wondering whether its owner slipped on the ice before leaning it up against that sign.
jmdaoudal (82) 2005-12-19 12:19
Happy that you have nobody in the frame, this makes a special "tableau" of the bike in urban environement.
Good in position of the elements, and also for lines and lights
weswang (18223) 2005-12-19 12:51
Hi Jack, A beautiful shot of the urban silent night picture. Beautiful street lights. Interesting to see the reflections of the morning light on the half seeing through windows. I like the mood captured in this picture.
cherryripe (21033) 2005-12-19 17:14
I rembember what it was like before it was built having lived in Oslo from 1984 to 1985 and visited the city just after it opened. Very pretty light. I like the bike and the different lights. Pity about that crane like thing in the middle. It breaks the harmony a bit.
greg64g (11193) 2005-12-20 6:11
You had choosen a superb moment to take this picture with a great light from sky and light from "humans" the foreground is amazing
i love it.
fabio_ts (13694) 2005-12-20 8:50
What a beautiful picture Jack, great control of the light from you and great sensibility for the composition.. the bicicle makes the difference here, GREAT WORK!!!
have a nice day,
MilouIntefix (30) 2005-12-20 9:00
Perfect scenery......But the breakdown lorry
spoils the backround......
Cricri (105249) 2005-12-20 12:16
Belle image de nuit, des immeubles modernes bien éclairer, trés bonne composition et couleurs,
Didi (56257) 2005-12-23 5:20
Les nuits sont plus longues en Norvège.
Je note une parfaite maîtrise de l'exposition à l'aube tardive.
The nights are longer in Norway. I note a perfect control of the exposure.
AmiBe (6042) 2005-12-23 10:11
nice picture, I like the mix of blue and yellow.
Nice architecture, well composed.
The bike and the round window are attractive elements.
Very good exposure, well done
I wish you a Merry Christmas !
HNIK (1104) 2006-01-02 12:15
What a great shot,Jack!
It's very very excellent shot with great POV and composition.
very nice color and nice light and very nice view.Perfect
pascalmoret (1711) 2006-01-04 15:04
Hi Jack. I like your picture, because it seems there is two pictures in this one. The first one with the bike, the snow and the car traces, reminds us of the winter. And the second in the background with the buildings and the light, which does not seem in winter ! Excellent. Pascal
kebek (5438) 2006-01-16 16:11
Serwus Jack !
I've been once to Oslo and walked through this very representative pier. A really nice place. You showed very well its unique architecture in superb considered composition and exceptional light. I like before- Christmas mood.
- Copyright: Jack R Johanson (jrj) (34841)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-12-15
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor AFS DX 18-70 ED
- Exposure: f/3.8, 1 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2005-12-18 9:38
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