The Rod Jones On-line Art Gallery
The backlight on this scene with the deep shadows and the sun catching the lamposts and the water in the foreground made this a very challenging subject to capture.
The secret of emphasising sunlight is to deepen the shadows. In the early stages of the painting, the scene seemed very dull but several applications of shadow later, the sun started to sparkle, particularly on the water.
Here is a detail: Why?
Harbour Steps, Tenby, Pembrokeshire