Tuesday Photo Challenge – Night

Bring on your best night light!

Welcome to week 160 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge!

My apologies for not getting last week’s round up out first, but it’s been challenging to cram a week’s worth of work into 2 days before my trip to Ireland. I’ve looked a bunch of your wonderful, wheel posts and they are stunning! For this week’s challenge, I’m going for a darker subject: Night! Personally, I enjoy the look of shooting at night, as the contrast between light and dark is so pronounced. In your approach to this week’s theme, feel free to bring any old night into the light!

I hope you have fun with this theme!!

Here’s a shot from last week…

Boston at Night

Last week was spent in Boston, as Red Hat held its annual Summit there, which was a truly inspiring event! As I was walking back to my hotel after one of the ancillary events, I came across this bridge and saw that the moon was looking lovely between the high-rise buildings…

The full rules of this challenge are in TPC Guidelines, but here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write a post with an image for this week’s topic
  • Please tag your post with fpj-photo-challenge (if you’re not sure about how tags work, please check out this WordPress article about tagging posts)
  • Create a pingback link to this post, so that I can create a post showing all of the submissions over the week (note: pingbacks may not appear immediately, as my site is set up to require approval for linking to it; helps against previous bad experiences with spamming)
  • Have fun creating something new (or sharing something old)!!

I’m looking forward to what creatures the night might bring to the light!

In the City

Last night, my wife and I attended the company Holiday party of Red Hat, which was held in Boston.  It was a fantastic evening, which started with all of us seeing a performance of the Blue Man Group; if you get the chance to see them and like to be thoroughly entertained, I’d recommend them 100%, as we laughed and were amazed by the cleverness of their performance.  We had front row seats, which are not for the faint of heart, but we were well-protected by our ponchos!

After the performance, a lavish dinner was served at the W hotel with drinks and dessert; altogether quite tasty!  We stayed overnight at the W, which is quite luxurious and woke up before most of the city to get ready for our drive home.  From the parking garage, we were afforded this view of Boston:

Boston Morning

Despite all its modernity, Boston still has lots of the character of the old city that was built on the shores of the river Charles.  With winding streets and lots of one-way streets (narrow paths don’t make for great avenues), it tends to confuse most who don’t travel through it regularly, which included our GPS, as it required us to make a U-turn, as part of its approach strategy 🙂