Back Bay Dawn

A cloudy pre-dawn morning is an excellent time to create long exposures, especially when you can include a skyline, such as the Back Bay area of Boston, as part of the image.  Streaking clouds with pastel colors always contrasts nicely with buildings.

What makes this image kinda interesting, is that someone unfamiliar with Boston would think that the snowy foreground area is simply a large field, when it’s in fact the frozen Charles River.  Hopefully frozen for not too much longer, however, as I think we’ve all had enough of this winter by now.


  1. Michael Criswell
    Posted March 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm | Permalink

    Nice color in this one Steven, well done

  2. Posted March 24, 2015 at 4:42 pm | Permalink

    LOVE those colors in the morning sky, and the dramatic architecture of Boston, Steven, really a great shot here!

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  1. […] Back Bay Dawn – three distinct layers are visually explored in this piece from Steven Perlmutter that features the city skyline of Boston just as the morning sun appears.  Beautiful pastels in the sky work with the sharp details of the dramatic architecture of the city, all brought together with the frozen solid river that runs across the foreground. […]

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