Silent swim…

pink camera import 196

I love this photo because of the silence it evokes. Some pictures are just louder than others – more vibrant or more complex – and some are just quieter. This photo combines the chaotic with the simple. The busy banks of this Amsterdam canal are stocked with cars and hundreds of bikes tangle together on the bridge, while the canal waters are undisturbed and peaceful. My eye focuses on the bridge’s arches and the smooth, silent waters that calm the scene. The lone bird, framed in the middle of the canal, seems almost aware of its solitude and together we share this moment.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Observed, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s