CFFC: Colorful Buildings

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her theme “all about buildings” and this week’s topic is colorful buildings. In Amsterdam, Holland:the red light district De Pijp neighborhood (across from our Airbnb) Miltenberg, Germany:storefront the Town Hall (Rathaus) Wurzburg’s colorful cathedral: Budapest, Hungary: Todos Santos, Baja California, Mexico: Costa Rica: Sports stadium in Aswan, Egypt: Tucumcari, […]

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CFFC: Fighter Planes of WWII

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is anything having to do with jets and planes. In Normandy, France, we visited the Overlord Museum near Omaha Beach. The Overlord Museum has displays and dioramas including a variety of equipment used by both the Allies and the Nazis during D-Day and the subsequent month-long battle of Normandy, […]

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CFFC: Boats Through the Ages

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Anything to do with boats. All the photos in this photo essay are from my travels near and far. 26th Century BCE – 1st century BCE: Ancient Egypt Modern Egypt: Today the Nile teems with cruise ships alongside fellucas (open air sailing boats with no cabins), fishing vessels […]

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Monday Window: Windows With Grates

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 […]

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RDP: Dancing, Yeah!

Ragtag Daily Prompt today is Dance. A Sunday afternoon on Avenida Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil: Ballet and… …political protest batucada: “Fora Temer” – a protest against the vice president (Temer) who took over for Pres. Dilma Roussef after her arrest. Panama Canal Cruise – in Mexican town of Tuxtla Chico, Chiapas Panama Canal Cruise on […]

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CB&WPC: I’ve Looked At Clouds

Cee’s black & White Photo Challenge this week has the topic clouds. This is an interesting topic, because one of the things that makes cloud pictures spectacular is color – especially sunsets. I tried and rejected several photos because they just didn’t have appeal without the color. Others, however, look even more dramatic in black […]

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Going Out in a Blaze of Sunsets

It’s the last day of Becky’s January Square with the topic of ____light, and I am ending my participation with refracted light, such as the light that makes sunsets so colorful! South Dakota Tanzania Illinois (Mississippi River) Illinois – Arlington Heights Mont St.-Michel, France Egypt (on the Nile) On the Caribbean Sea

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A Day of Sunshine

Nancy Merrill has a perfectly lovely prompt for this week’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Sunshine! Sunshine is what I crave most after enduring a cold winter in the Midwest, and spring begins to show its face. There is nothing like a sunny day to warm my face, my heart and my mood! I have […]

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Lens-Artists Challenge: Windows

The theme this week for Lens Artists’ Weekly Photo Challenge is windows. Mormon church – Salt Lake City, Utah Trigger – photography studio and wedding venue, Chicago, IL Northlight Theatre, Skokie, IL – with sculpture in front Bike frames in a window, Chicago, IL Inspirational message on the rear window of a parked car, Arlington […]

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