Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

This is the quarter mile long Newbold Tunnel on the Oxford Canal, strangely illuminated to reveal the brickwork first erected in 1820:

Newbold Tunnel

And now for something completely different – she is illuminated but casts no shadow………………

SpookySpooky and almost certainly wicked, thus proving that illumination by the sun is not confined to the righteous 🙂



  1. aysegul · January 13, 2013

    first picture is amazing!

    • northumbrianlight · January 13, 2013

      Thanks – almost too easy to take – owes much to the imagination of who ever decided to install the lights 🙂

  2. GIO RSF · January 13, 2013

    great picture!

    • northumbrianlight · January 13, 2013

      Many thanks – see above. For once I didn’t fiddle with the saturation in Photoshop.

  3. Holly Ulrich · January 13, 2013

    Really cool photos! well done.

  4. Dip It Black · January 14, 2013

    What a great initiative!
    Absolutely adore the first photo!


    • northumbrianlight · January 14, 2013

      Thanks Claudia – unfortunately I can take no credit for the inspired lighting, I am just the monkey behind the lens 🙂

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