CFFC: Shadows

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Shadows. This afternoon’s walk was a great time to photograph shadows. It was mid-afternoon and the sun was shining. Fence Hedges Railroad crossing In Israel, we saw this: Cat Barrier on the Mediterranean Sea I took this beautiful shot of the Sphinx in Egypt – it looks like […]

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CEE’s B&WPC: Faces

I thought the topic for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge, looks like a face, would be difficult. But actually I had some fun with it! Scary face – Masada, Israel Scrunched up faces – Chicago Botanic Gardens Astonished face – Dr. Evermore’s Forevertron (Wisconsin) “Oops, I need to go to the bathroom” Rorschach face […]

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Cee’s B&WPC: Gates and Fences

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 […]

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CB&WPC: Murals

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is Murals. The word mural comes from the Latin word for wall.  It is defined by Bing as: a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall. Wikipedia goes into further detail: A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on […]

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CFFC: Patterns Around the World

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Patterns, I am going multicultural! November 2018: At a Chicago Sinfonietta concert celebrating the Indian festival of Diwali,  during the intermission, audience members (especially children) made their own Diwali patterns using glue and glitter on preprinted patterns. Here are two of my favorites. December 2018: In Egypt, we visited Al-Azhar […]

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Biblical Layers: Tels in Israel

Dutch Goes the Photo has a weekly Tuesday Photo Challenge; the theme this week is Layer. Israel is full of archaeological layers, called tels. We saw several of these when we toured Israel last month, including Hazor, Meggido and others. These were cities or communities built over time one on top of the other. The […]

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