Lens-Artists Challenge #36: Around the Neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois

Lens-Artists’ weekly photo challenge this week is Around the Neighborhood. I selected some photos from my photo archive of the last few years that are “typical” of Des Plaines, Illinois, the Chicago suburb where I live. More and more of these signs have popped up in people’s yards since the beginning of the Trump administration. […]

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Friday Follies: Signs

I am joining Friday Follies this week (S2 Ep6) to post a couple of memorable signs. I love taking photos of unique signs! I’ve posted this one before but this is perhaps a different audience! Sign at a Weight Watchers meeting a couple of years ago: Here’s one I took in Anchorage, Alaska: This one […]

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CFFC: Make Me Laugh!

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is: Funny. I looked through my photos to see which ones really made me laugh. Here’s what I came up with. Fish mailbox (Dempster Ave., Des Plaines) Speaking of fish, here are fish and duck Toby jugs: Dog Toby jugs: (If you are scratching your head, […]

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CB&WPC: Signs

The theme for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week is signs of any kind. Taking pictures of interesting signs is one of my photography hobbies; these are some of my favorites. Parking lot across the street from San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TexasA train station of bygone days, AlaskaIn a restroom¬† […]

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CFFC: Double-U

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 […]

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Signs for All Occasions

Ooh, I love this topic! Signs are so diverse that I have an archive of sign photos!¬† If you wish to join in the fun, Nancy Merrill has A Photo a Week Challenge every Thursday; this week’s topic is Signs. Signs can be informative…   …or funny!           They can be […]

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