SMM: Swan’s Downy Coat

I photographed a swan that got very close to the edge of our ship (no doubt looking for tidbits from tourists!). I love the way the water beads up on the swan’s feathers. Photo taken 6/29/19, Sony 1/500 sec. f/8 85 mm. Posted for: Sunshine’s Macro Monday #20.

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CFFC: White Is…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her color series and this week is WHITE. Snow white Flowery white Bridal white (two weddings) Swan white Architectural white (two styles in Amsterdam) Somber white (American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France) Leisure white Lawn ornament white Prickly white Styrofoam white

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Weekly Prompt: Clock the Time

The Weekly Prompts from GC and Me theme is Clock the Time. These photos of clocks are all from our 2019 summer trip to Europe. Most of these clocks are on tall towers. Interestingly, they all use Roman numerals (except the one on a sign), which until recent times was actually quite common. On the […]

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CFFC: Red

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the color RED.  These red items are mostly from my travels. Excerpts from my color essay on red are included. Red says, “Look at me!” And we do because red stands out. Many flowers are red – tulips, roses, dahlias and many others can be red – maybe these […]

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Monday Window: Bamberg, Germany

A previous post featured the doors of Bamberg during a walking tour. Here are some windows in that charming city. Schlenkerla Brewery: Neue Residenz (former palace of ruling prince-bishops): Town Hall (Rathaus) with murals painted on the outside walls – the windows are not particularly interesting but the painting around them is: See more windows […]

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