Moonlight Through The Pines

Black And White Photography, Photography, Steven
Moonlight through the pines, Woodbury, CT © Steven Willard

Moonlight through the pines, Woodbury, CT © Steven Willard

I don’t know how many people today remember Hoagy Carmichael, and yet whenever I come across a scene like this I am immediately reminded of his songs. Though he did not write the lyrics (those were by Stuart Gorrell), that line, “Georgia on my mind“, or the line “moonlight through the pines“, it’s Hoagy’s melody that echoes in my head.

If you have seen, and can remember the movie, “To Have, and Have Not”, the movie where Humphrey Bogart meets Lauren Bacall (all you have to do is whistle), you might also remember Hoagy as the cigarette smoking piano player. Maybe too, you will remember that Hoagy composed one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century. According to Wikipedia, “Stardust” has been recorded more that 1,500 times.

Odd how a stroll in the moonlight can have that effect on me.

Olympus OMD EM5 with 20mm f1.7 lens.

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