Sunday, January 9, 2011

It's All About the Light

A while back I was down at Pike Place Market, aka Public Market or Farmer's Market, in downtown.  It was mid-morning and the sun was up high enough to be flooding some parts of the market with brilliant sunshine.  Although we see produce in the grocery market all the time, and it looks good, the sun on this little vegetable stand really made it stand out.

The Pike Market has been a fixture in Seattle since 1907.  Per Wikipedia , it is the longest continually run farmer's market in the United States.


  1. I always enjoy visiting Pike Place Market when I'm in Seattle. I used to go there whenever I had to be in my former employer's Seattle office. I would walk over a lunchtime. A real treat. Thanks for the nice pics & memories, John!

  2. The bright sunlight really enhances the beautiful vegetable colors. Rich and vibrant. Awesome photograph, John! I feel like putting together a crispy, colorful, delicious salad ...


Questions, Compliments, and/or Suggestions: If you ask a question, please check back here, on the blog, for an answer within, usually, a day or two. Thank you in advance for compliments. I’ll try to keep an open mind about suggestions. All comments are moderated. Please note: Comments with active links will not be published. Comments with an inactive link are probably okay.

Taking Off

  Summer is "taking off" today just like this Great Blue Heron I recently spotted on one of my waterfront walks. As I'm prepar...