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With Through a Glass Darkly ending with a discussion of how God is love, Winter Light further examines if understanding God is as simple as that.[6] Bergman stated he abandoned the idea that love is proof of God because it was unsatisfactory to explain to a character who was suicidal over fear of nuclear war.[7] The character Blom mocks the idea of God as love, attributing the words to Tomas but quoting the end of Through a Glass Darkly exactly.[8] Tomas's loss of his wife, and his loss of his ability to love, is further proof to him that God has become silent.[9] In contrast, the character Algot, presented as enlightened, equates Tomas's spiritual crisis with sayings of Jesus on the cross and God's "silence".[8]

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Cinematographer Sven Nykvist spent one month studying lighting in the church at different times of day and in different conditions, conducting photography tests.[20] Nykvist's lighting was used directly from low perspectives in his shots.[4] To reduce the shadows as much as possible, Nykist had reflectors and screens built to also indirectly light scenes.[22] Although the clothing is ordinary, costume designer Max Goldstein had the actors try out many articles of clothing to determine what looked best, and Ingmar Bergman did not review his sketches.[23] The film employs no score aside from the organ music.[6][24] Bergman planned to use Sarabande from Suite No. 2 in D minor for Cello, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach for the scene where Tomas and Märta leave the scene of Jonas's suicide, tying in with the use of the piece in Through a Glass Darkly, but Bergman eventually abandoned the idea as "contrived".[25]

On the day Ingmar Bergman died, the first film of his that came into my mind was "Winter Light." Odd, because I had not seen it since teaching a film class in the 1970s. In the weeks that passed, I found it lingering there, asking to be seen again. What did I remember about it? That it was part of Bergman's "Silence of God" trilogy. That it was about a pastor who was unable to comfort a man in dread of nuclear holocaust. That the pastor rejected a woman who sought to comfort him. That Bergman and his cinematographer, Sven Nykvist, sat in a rural church for a winter day to note how the sunlight moved through the space.

But it is also about faith. The pastor is assisted in his duties by two men. One, the organist, is a clock-watcher, eager to see a service over with, already packing away his music while playing the final notes. The other, Algot (Allan Edwall), a man whose body has been crippled by a railroad accident, is the sexton who rings the bells, lights the candles, helps with the vestments. He has a monologue, too, about the passion of Christ, and he is the only character in the film who seems to have allowed the Christ story into his meaningful daily thoughts.

Winterlight has developed a tablet-based assessment that is fast, objective, and stress-free. By analyzing speech alone, we can detect cognitive impairment associated with dementia and mental illness. Our assessment can be used in life science research, senior care and clinical settings.

In collaboration with Genentech, the research team at Winterlight Labs presented new research at ADPD 2022 showing associations between speech characteristics and cerebral tau accumulation measured by tau PET imaging.

If there was a "second best" recording from Oregon in their early years, this would be it. The concept of "Winter Light" certainly reflects the visage of the Pacific Northwest in the fourth season, yet it is a music, and time of year, filled with hope for the future while pondering a somewhat bleak present. Winter can be pleasant, bearable and filled with its own snowy delights. The first three pieces on their own are worth the price of this entire project, and are definitive works from the quartet. "Tide Pool" while accented with bizarre twists, is anchored by Walcott's energetic tabla and Towner's pure bred energy on acoustic guitar. Of course Jim Pepper's "Witchi-Tai-To" is classic, made moreso by the group's personal collective serenity and peace injected into the flavor of the composition. "Ghost Beads" is really the one for Towner and oboist Paul McCandless to dig in and fully express their vitruosity. These are three great examples of early world music. While the rest of the recording is not as provocative, it is still well played and conceived. "Winter Light" is heartily recommended as your follow-up Oregon purchase after "Music Of Another Present Era," with "Distant Hills" a close third.

Winter Light could arguably be classified as Linda Ronstadt's best pop album of the 1990s. She followed up 1989's hugely successful Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind with two Spanish language albums (Mas Canciones and Frenesi), then returned with the beautiful light-pop collection that is Winter Light. This set finds Ronstadt interpreting such classics as the Bacharach/David compositions "Anyone Who Had a Heart" and "I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself" with enough torchy bravado to make them her own. Her cover of the Beach Boys' "Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)" is an ethereal, gorgeous, and breathy interpretation, and other covers, such as "Oh No, Not My Baby" and "It's Too Soon to Know" shine just as brightly. In fact, there is not a single dud on this impeccably produced album, which, in fact, gets better and better with each listening. Also included is the gutsy, dramatic Spanish language mini-epic "Adonde Voy" and, as the icing on the cake, her own co-written contribution, "Winter Light," a shimmering and heartbreaking lullaby that would fit perfectly in a holiday music collection. This sadly overlooked album is nothing short of a shining gem, and an absolute must for fans of this amazing singer.

Create your own picture perfect princess or prince memories under the dazzling lights! Plus, the Zoo has new engagement proposal packages and group rates. Looking to pop the question to your special someone over the holiday season? Lehigh Valley Zoo has you covered! Let them help you make it the most unique and magical night. How many people can say they were proposed to under spectacular a light show in a zoo?!

On cold Winter days with a slight cover of clouds the diffuse light bounces off the snow and seems to light the air itself. A crisp and inviting light that does not have a single source, Winter Light. The medium white pigments washed over a brushed texture creates visual interest as the stain holds deeper in the open grain creating a layering of white on white. The thin veil of color still allows you to enjoy the natural variation of the wood itself. The white tones will create a cooler more modern back drop for your interior, while the brushing contributes a clear sense of classic age and handmade quality.

Inspired by the evergreen hills of Nilgiri, the "Blue Mountains," our rich winter blend combines cocoa-sweet black teas from Kenya and India. Crowned with fragrant spices and real cocoa nibs, this golden cup plays a warming prelude to spring.

Shelburne Museum is delighted to welcome visitors to Winter Lights this holiday season. In order to ensure the most enjoyable and safest visit possible, please review the following information and policies listed below. If you have any questions or concerns prior to your visit, please contact us at

All admission is timed and we strongly encourage advanced purchase online. We are utilizing online purchasing in order to improve the guest entry process, vehicle parking and allow plenty of room for guests and groups to enjoy themselves under 1.2 million twinkling lights!

Photographically, winter is an interesting season, and much of it has to do with the way the sun travels across the sky between sunrise and sunset. As any experienced outdoor photographer can tell you, the prettiest light is always during the first and last hour or so of the day. This is when the color of the light is golden and the shadows are at their longest. And gone is the glare of the harsher midday sunlight.

Winter is a mishmash of contradictions. The temperatures are typically cooler, yet the sun, which transverses the daytime hours at a low angle to the horizon and which causes the light to travel through denser layers of air, dust, and atmospheric pollution, has a warmer color temperature than the cooler midday tonality of May, June, and July. The warmth of winter light is one of the attributes that makes it so emotionally attractive to the eye.

The canyons of Midtown can look as cold as they feel when the sun cannot reach ground level, but every now and then stray bolts of sunlight reflected off of nearby glass towers can bring small touches of warmth into otherwise chilly locales.

Depending on where you live, snow is part of the winter experience and here, too, the visual effects of warm tonality combined with the lower angle of the sun greatly affect the look of your pictures.

Winter light is my favorite. Even the most mundane scenes are rendered more dramatic with the addition of spooky bare branches and long shadows. The continuous side-lighting, especially if there are dark storm clouds behind your subject - which is bathed in sun - really makes images pop. I love walking around my hometown of downtown Philadelphia after a big winter storm: the snow really cleans up the city and the light is reflected off the ground brilliantly. Winter rocks!

For a few nights each year, the Portland Winter Light Festival transforms the City of Roses into a city of lights. Designed to bring light to the wintry darkness, this free festival returns every winter season with imaginative works that combine light and technology to create interactive experiences.

Winter Lights Festival is an event to be enjoyed by all and all events are free of charge. The program reflects the many faces of Reykjavík. Together with all the major museums and thermal pools in the Reykjavík capital area, the Reykjavík Ski Resort will join in on the fun. There will also be a beautiful light installation that brightens up the city. 041b061a72

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