Category Archives: Photo Challenge

Photo Challenge: Scale

Re-sharing a photo for this week’s Photo Challenge, scale. “We are but a tiny speck in the Universe ; Oh, but what a lucky speck to be…” Kehinde Sonola, author Advertisements

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Pedestrian?

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It’s a challenge looking for pedestrian (adjective) photos in my collection. I take pictures of things that catch my attention. Therefore, I find them all interesting. But perhaps, you’ll find these photos of pedestrians (noun), quite pedestrian. 

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Manueline Windows

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As hubby and I were walking the narrow streets of the beautiful Medieval town of Evora in Portugal a few months ago, I spotted this Manueline window. It is so pretty that I simply had to stop and snap a … Continue reading

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Porto, Portugal

In Porto, visitors can definitely see layers everywhere. This photo was taken at the Ribeira where the layers of water, apartments, port wineries, and sky enchant visitors.

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Waiting to Pounce?

I wasn’t sure what this guy  was waiting for, but I was glad I was on the boardwalk out of its way!

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Bernini’s Hidden Spiral Staircase

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“Students of architecture study this staircase.” The tour guide stated proudly. “It has withstood hundreds of years as a service staircase, and continues to serve as one today.” The structure the guide was referring to, is the 17th century spiral staircase … Continue reading

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The Corner of Rua Santa Caterina and Rua Fernandes Tomas, Porto

Portugal is known for its azulejos, a form of painted tin-glazed ceramic tile work. Some churches in Porto boast of white tiles painted in blue adorning their walls. One of them is Capela Das Almas or Chapel of Souls. Standing … Continue reading

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Distracted by Wild Flowers

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Wildflowers.  They are tenacious and adaptable. Their ability to grow everywhere is impressive to some, and an irritation to others. No one tends to them. They come out at their own time, a part of the natural world dictated by … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Iceland, an Elemental Experience

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Iceland in winter is an elemental experience. On our Golden Circle Tour, I felt the bite of the wind on my face. I saw landscape unique to Iceland.And stood in marvel at the power of water as it sprung into … Continue reading

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Elemental Persuasion

“Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.” – Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian Writer

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