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In the Spirit of the Season

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 22 December 2012 in Lifestyle & Culture.

On that tall ladder, a worker untangles a string of lights and wraps them around the branches.

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Beautiful blur that adds to this lovely mood of the holiday season! I'll be waiting patiently for the decorations to be completed!:-)
Have a lovely weekend Steve!

22 Dec 2012 6:00am

@hugo poon: Check back tomorrow. ;-)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Almost there.

22 Dec 2012 6:05am

rem_la from Villiers, France

vive noel

22 Dec 2012 6:38am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

But... Wait a minute... Isn't he Santa??

22 Dec 2012 6:51am

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

Very nice christmas atmosphere

22 Dec 2012 6:51am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Nice & amazing!
so beautiful colors & lights!

22 Dec 2012 6:59am

helys from Paris, France

Great scene
Nice move
So christmassy:)

22 Dec 2012 7:45am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Excellent shooting, I like the ghost effect of the garland. The framing is superb. Great shot and a beautiful Christmas atmosphere.
Good weekend.

22 Dec 2012 7:47am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Sehr gut diese Bewegungsunschärfe der Lichterkette.

22 Dec 2012 8:14am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent capture

22 Dec 2012 8:46am

Sam from Chennai, India

Another wonderful action shot. Love the blur and beautiful lights. Excellent. :)

22 Dec 2012 9:35am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Nice seasonal photo. I like the lights.

22 Dec 2012 9:54am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Looks like fun:) Not the un-tangling though:(

22 Dec 2012 10:04am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb capture!

22 Dec 2012 10:10am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Je te souhaite une agréable journée

22 Dec 2012 10:20am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful moment you catch here... :)

22 Dec 2012 10:24am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Still not done :) Too much work about this Christmas tree !
Great shot !

22 Dec 2012 12:28pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Awesome photograph !! Loved this :-)

22 Dec 2012 1:12pm

Florence from Paris, France

We're getting nearer...

22 Dec 2012 1:18pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Great action photo; looks like a really awesome tree. Please send out a photo of it completely lit and decorated. BTW, I would have liked to see you dangling on the end of a branch. Haha! Just joking. Merry Christmas!

22 Dec 2012 3:26pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful lights .

22 Dec 2012 3:37pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

ohh I love the movement of the lights there! ... waiting patiently to see the final outcome! :)

22 Dec 2012 3:44pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of this fellow trying to untangle Christmas tree lights. He's looks frustrated to me! :-)

22 Dec 2012 4:35pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Wonderful action image, Steve, and a terrific series in the state capitol.
I also enjoyed your earlier series showing exterior and interior shots.

22 Dec 2012 5:05pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Love how you've captured the movement as he unravels the lights

22 Dec 2012 5:11pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Santa does all kinds of jobs!

22 Dec 2012 6:22pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Look at those flying lights!

22 Dec 2012 6:24pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love seeing the motion of him untangling the lights. Great shot!

22 Dec 2012 7:49pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


22 Dec 2012 8:15pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great light trails and beautiful to decorate the tree!

22 Dec 2012 10:57pm

Eligreg from Madrid, Spain

Merry Christmas Steve! Wonderful capture of the spirit of this holiday season

22 Dec 2012 11:46pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

superbe captage de cet homme en train de décorer le sapin.

23 Dec 2012 4:52am

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

A real Santa's Helper. I love the hat!

23 Dec 2012 5:19am

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

This is stunning!! I like the motion

23 Dec 2012 6:17am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

voilà le père-noël!!!lol

23 Dec 2012 8:42am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Great capture!

23 Dec 2012 12:03pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is is beautifully captured! The man, unaware, is doing his job with the lights....

23 Dec 2012 12:59pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

love the motion you were able to capture here, nicely done! :)

23 Dec 2012 5:40pm

franz from Baden, Austria

nice capture of "santa" at work ;-)

28 Dec 2012 5:26pm