Chiaroscuro: Exploring the dark and the light

first_img 9Under the Harvard Stadium arches, John Mansfield of Building Maintenance, part of Campus Services, checks on a repair. 4A look into Harvard Stadium from North Harvard Street. 10The Harvard Square Red Line steps are “scuro” ????? until you reach the top. 3Inside Busch Hall, a fan window casts an elongated shadow on a nearby wall. 6The stone ornamentation of Austin Hall at Harvard Law School is the backdrop for travelers heading in opposite directions in the early morning light. The Italian word “chiaroscuro” means roughly “light and dark.” As in film noir, visual attributes play a starring role. Blacks are like coal, and shadows are long and dramatic. There is a feel of mystery in the tableau. Paintings and photographs are represented in terms of highlights and shadows without regard to color. Strong directional light lifts out details and adds dimension. As the winter finally fades, so too does chiaroscuro on Harvard’s campus.— Rose Lincoln 7At Newell Boathouse, lightweight crewmen stretch their muscles before hitting the rowing machines.center_img 5Afternoon light pours through the windows of the Sert Gallery in the Carpenter Center, where Margarita Ortiz works as a security guard. 2Heading up the stairs that connect the Harvard T.H. Chang School of Public Health with the Harvard Medical School, a pedestrian and his backpack are nearly silhouetted against the light stone that defines the schools’ exteriors. 11Light and sun dominate on the south side of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Huntington Avenue in Boston. 1An urn at the Harvard Medical School appears larger and darker than the pedestrian passing behind it because of perspective and light. 8Intensity builds as crewmen Niels Laurberg (from left), Patrick Hansen, and Mitchel Cole endure a difficult workout inside Newell Boathouse.last_img read more

A house so good even the birds want to stay

first_imgThe kitchen flows to the dining and living areas.The green outlook was just one of the factors that attracted the couple to the house, with the design of the building another.“We moved up from Sydney … and when I saw the pitched roof and the character, that’s what my husband and I fell in love with,” Ms Souk said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours ago The ensuite and walk-in wardrobe.“I believe every room in a house should always create a sense of spark or positive energy. For this reason, the lounge room is a big favourite space of mine as it is really bright and airy.”There is also a bathroom and laundry on this level.Downstairs is the master suite, which has a walk-in wardrobe, ensuite and a study or retreat space. Timber is a constant feature throughout the house.The house has three bedrooms across two levels, and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area.This space has polished timber floorboards, a fireplace, soaring ceilings and opens out to a deck and alfresco dining area. Ms Souk’s creative space.One of the upstairs bedrooms served as a creative space for Ms Souk. “If I wanted to do a bit of painting, or whiz together a dress I would go in there.”She also styled the home herself.Ms Souk and her husband have enjoyed living at the house with their dog, groodle Ari.The property is being marketed by Anthony Pasmore of Ray White Metro West. Cookie Monster is a regular visitor to the house. They even made friends with a regular visitor to the house, a kookaburra they had dubbed Cookie Monster.“He became a regular, every time I would put a little white bowl on the bench, he would look at me and fly in and I would hand feed him,” Ms Souk said.“Little details like hat makes the house come to life.” Look at the wonderful ceiling and fireplace.A SMALL white bowl on the kitchen bench signals to a local kookaburra to fly into this Indooroopilly house for some tucker.Kara Souk and her husband Aaron Taylor bought the 18 Kate St property in 2014 and had since enjoyed the local birdlife. Groodle Ari love living at the house.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51last_img read more

Ceremony for fallen officers held in Versailles

first_imgFrom left, Lt. Paul Adams, Cindy Winzenread, Taylor Winzenread and Cpt. Anthony ScottVersailles, Ind.— More than 75 police officers, residents and Indiana State Police superintendent, Douglas Carter paid tribute to fallen officers at the Versailles post Wednesday. Due to weather conditions the huddled into the training room for the ceremony.Cindy Winzenread offered opening statements with her daughter, Taylor, now 20 at her side. Taylor was about 1-month-old when her father was killed along I-74 while assisting a motorist.Following her remarks, Cpt. Anthony Scott and Lt. Paul Adams read the name of each Indiana State trooper killed in the line of duty along with a brief description of hFrom left, Lt. Paul Adams and Cpt. Anthony Scottow the fatality occurred. The list included the names of five troopers killed while serving in the Versailles District. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute, done just outside the packed room and a trooper playing “Taps.”The ceremony ended with a pitch-in lunch and time to socialize.last_img read more