Cee is back this week with all her challenges! Today’s Fun Foto Challenge is to use the photo she has posted to find a subject, topic or theme. She writes that this week’s possible topics are black and white, mirror, reflection, air plane, jet, cloud, vehicle, building, power lines, frame in frame. If you see […]Read More CFFC: What’s in the Picture?
Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is the word quintessential. She writes: “According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, quintessential means perfectly typical or representative of a particular kind of person or thing.” Typical Chicago? Skyscrapers, Sears (Now Willis) Tower, Navy Pier, Chicago River, architecture… Chicago skyline, including Willis Tower Chicago skyline with […]Read More Quintessential Chicago
Paula at Lost in Translation has a Thursday’s Special Photo Challenge. This week’s theme is the blue hour. I love the “blue hour” at Navy Pier in Chicago, when all the neon lights are on and the Chicago skyline is silhouetted against the darkening sky. Everything is still visible but with a blue tinge.Read More Thursday’s Special: The Blue Hour
For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, I looked up pictures that I took looking up! Here are the results: Last but not least, here is my favorite of all! I was fascinated by a species of pine tree found only in the region around the state of Paraná, Brazil. Its scientific name is araucaria but people […]Read More Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Way Up There
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is commercial buildings. Except for the last picture, all photos were taken either on the Chicago River or on the River Walk.Read More CFFC: Chicago – old and new
The Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Look Up. When I look up, here is my world above. Every morning, I like to go outside and sit on our deck with a cup of coffee and a book. When I look up, I see a canopy of maple leaves above me. Often there are squirrels […]Read More WPC: The summertime world above