If you were a bird living in a European urban environment, what would you consider desirable places to perch, or possibly even make a nest? Birds can be found everywhere, but the higher they are, the safer, perhaps. So for Day 17 of Becky’s July Squares: Perspective, I present excellent places to get a bird’s […]Read More Square Perspective: Bird on a Spire?
During our day tour of Cologne, Germany last summer, I discovered several interesting sculptures by looking up! Seeing what was above me was my perspective.Read More Square Perspective: Look Up!
Most people on a cruise never get to see what the captain’s perspective is. But last summer, on our Viking river cruise, passengers were invited to go into the Pilot House, also known as “The Bridge.” While the passengers lounge on the deck with a drink in one hand and camera in the other, this […]Read More Square Perspective: ‘The Bridge’
For Day 6 of Becky’s July Square Perspectives challenge, I look at the artistic angle of perspective: Art – the method by which solid objects drawn or painted on a flat surface are given the appearance of depth and distance. A few years ago, we took a cruise from Boston to Montreal, and one of our […]Read More Square Perspectives: 2-Dimensions Meet 3-Dimensions
I haven’t been many places lately, for obvious reasons, so most of my photography the last several months has been of nature. So I dipped back into my archives of our trip to Europe last year to find some interesting specimens for Ludwig’s Monday Window challenge this week. Here are some windows in Wurzburg and […]Read More Monday Windows: Germany
Basil René’s Life Captured Photo Prompt (LCPP) this week has the topic without power. I started thinking about things that don’t have power and first thought of living beings without power – children, defenseless animals kept in cages, black men in a police chokehold or being unable to breathe when pinned to the ground. However, […]Read More LCPP: Without Power
Sandy’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: In TransitRead More FFPC: Everybody’s Going Somewhere
Terri Webster Schrandt has a Sunday photo challenge, Sunday Stills. The theme this week is straight. Apartment building (Woodstock, IL) Here’s a place I’ve really been missing the last few months – the library! (Des Plaines, IL) Under these floor tiles, several hundred people were buried during the Middle Ages! (Oude Kerk, Amsterdam) Bridges: Pegasus […]Read More Sunday Stills: Getting It Straight
For Ludwig’s Monday Window Challenge, I am looking back at a cruise we took to the Panama Canal, stopping at several Central American Pacific ports on the way back. All these windows have grates. One of them, however, was taken in Jerusalem last year. León, Nicaragua Antigua, Guatemala The purple sashes were there because it […]Read More Monday Window: Windows With Grates
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues exploring the senses; this week it is tasting. We have 5 basic type of tastes registered by our taste buds: bitter, salty, sour, sweet and savory. Sometimes fat is considered a 6th taste. The American diet contains a lot of processed foods, which add salt to them – salt is […]Read More CFFC: Yummy!!!