noc.turne (nok-turn) n. a dreamy piece of music.
...or in this case a dreamy photographic image. The title of this piece reflects the mood of the photograph rather than the time of day. "Nocturne" is a dark, quiet, dream-like image. The spark of sunlight and the white piano keys offer a nice contrast to the darkness, and the visual rhythm of the piano keys compliments the rhythmic tree branches.
"Nocturne" has proven to be quite popular with my customers who play the piano, and many have bought it as a gift for friends who do. I've been told by many people that this image occupies a pride of place above the pianos in their homes.
(Click on the photograph above for a close-up detail.)