CFFC: Things People Play With

The topic this week for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Things People Play With. (I apply the term “Play with” rather loosely! 🙂 ) Discarded Barbie Leaf and Ducks – Sweden Carnival Ride and Blow-up Slide, Des Plaines Fall Fest 18th century doctor’s tools, Des Plaines Fall Fest Blocks, Des Plaines Fall Fest Visitors try […]

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Copious Gatherings

Many bird species gather in large numbers. I often hear a chorus of sparrows when I pass by their favorite trees or hedges. Copious gathering of cattle egrets (Tarangire National Park, Tanzania): along the lakeshore and even in the trees! Copious gathering of flamingos (Amsterdam zoo): Posted for photo challenges RDP 9/17/18: Copious and Becky’s […]

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CFFC & Thursday Doors: Red Doors

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is RED. Since I have several photos of red doors, I am combining this with Norm’s Thursday Doors. Des Plaines, Illinois: I love this house with its red door and matching light above. I met the owner, Bonnie, one day when she was working on her garden. I asked […]

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CB&WPC: Hickory Dickory Dock…

…the mouse ran up the clock!  The theme for Cee’s B&W photo challenge this week is words ending in -ock.  These are “-ocks” from my travel over the last two years. Clock Flower clock in the historic district of Curitiba, PR, Brazil, Nov. 2016   Locks Gatun Locks, Panama Canal (March 2017)   Rocks Rocks […]

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One of these things…

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is based on a song from Sesame Street: One of these things just doesn’t belong. The Three Kings and …?  All old Amsterdam buildings have things in common, but one in this group is different from the others.Two gazelles and one mischievous monkey…Ancient Chinese mirrors

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CB&WPC: Animal Heads

For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week, with the topic of Heads or Facial Features, I am featuring animals of Ngorongoro Crater. Photos in black & white (or nearly so) allow one to see details that normally wouldn’t stand out, such as the individual hairs on this vervet monkey’s head: The horns on […]

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