I love taking photos of street art, and I have often posted my photos. This is a selection of street art that I photographed but never have had occasion to post before, submitted for Lens-Artists’ weekly challenge: Street Art. Great topic!! Turtle made of tire rims, Dunseith, North Dakota Murals, Dubuque, Iowa Sculptures, Chicago, Illinois […]Read More Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Street Art
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is gates and fences. Nature Gate: Crazy Horse National Monument, South Dakota (filter used: Denim). Neighborhood fence, Des Plaines, Illinois (filter used: Slate) Neighborhood fence with flowers, Des Plaines, Illinois (filter used: Mercury) Cairo Marriott Hotel gate, Cairo, Egypt (filter used: Vanilla) Gate for a house in […]Read More Cee’s B&WPC: Gates and Fences
Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week is: BIG Can Be Beautiful Too! Denali – Tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (Denali National Park, Alaska, 2016) American Eagle Roller Coaster made out of Legos, using 14,500 Lego bricks with 9,300 feet of track (Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 2017) Big statue being carved out of rock […]Read More BIG Can Be Beautiful!
Frank at Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday challenge and the theme this week is field. Last year in May, we took a road trip to the Dakotas. It was our first visit to North Dakota. Fields are ubiquitous in North Dakota – wide fields of planted crops or endless prairie. Some fields harbor […]Read More Fields of Ancestors
Frank Jansen at Dutch Goes the Photo has a Tuesday Photo Challenge. This week the topic is wind. Depending on how it’s pronounced it’s either a noun or a verb. Here are a few of each. Glacier winding down a mountain at Glacier Bay National Park, AlaskaAt Glacier Bay National Park, a steward came around […]Read More Tuesday Photo Challenge: Winding & Windy
Ways to go up and down outside is Cee’s theme this week for her Fun Foto Challenge. I think I would be too chicken to go up in a hot air balloon, but an enclosed cable car or funicular is fun. Many of the people going from upper to lower (or vice versa) Quebec opt […]Read More CFFC: Up and Down We Wander
Taking photos when it’s raining often produces surprising results. A rainstorm started one Labor Day weekend when we were driving on the expressway in the early evening. With the help of a windshield and lights outside, it made for interesting swirls and patterns. Looking through the windshield at the traffic ahead of us: Rain on the […]Read More CFFC: Rain and Rainbows
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues its alphabet with the letter W. The requirements are that the word starts with w and has at least two vowels. Windows with wrought iron bars (Antigua, Guatemala) willow trees (Chicago Botanic Gardens) wheels (Bicycle with folding chairs, Quebec City, Canada) warhead or weapon (Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South […]Read More CFFC: Double-U
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the letter U – must have both an ‘o’ and a ‘u’ in the word. Round Fountains Mountain Clouds Consumers Couple Spouse Dungeon The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Charleston, SC. It was built by […]Read More CFFC: Oh, you!!
This brilliant rainbow appeared after a rainstorm and close to sunset on a May evening, on our way back to South Dakota after visiting Devils’ Tower. It’s my favorite because the rainbow was so nearby, that I could see it “touch” the ground. I took this photo from inside Shakespeare Theatre on Navy Pier in […]Read More WPC: Favorites of 2017