Canopy of Light

 

Canopy of Light

The clouds that settled over Bellingham Bay on Sunday morning began drifting into the Chuckanut Mountains by early afternoon. I was driving south on Chuckanut Drive at the time, through the place where the sunshine met the fog, breathless at the beauty of it and desperate for a place to pull over with my camera.

When I finally found a safe place, I thought, “The only thing that could make this shot better is a subject – a car or a bicyclist, maybe – driving through the light.”

Not even 60 seconds later, a car pulled up and a man said to me, “Great lighting! Do you want to use my girlfriend as a model?”

“Umm…yes…” Even now, with the picture as proof, I can’t believe that really happened.

Sometimes a prayer, a wish, or some seemingly insignificant request whispered up to God, does get answered.

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19 Replies to “Canopy of Light”

  1. yes, that´s why there is an old saying “careful with what you wish … ” because it Works either way!!! in your case in a very positive!! wonderful picture!! hope you have a wonderful year too in which your wishes come true!!! xoxo

    1. I think I should go ahead and ask for more things and see what I get. 🙂 A similar thing happened with the shot I posted last week, actually – the couple sitting at the end of the dock in the fog.

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