Gothic Church at Kylemore Estates near Galway, Ireland – built in 1874
Ruins of Medieval Catholic Church in St. Andrews, Scotland – built in 1158
The Colosseum in Rome, Italy – built between 70 – 80 AD
Sometimes it seems the older it is, the smaller it makes you feel.
For Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Make Yourself Feel Small
Amsterdam is a beautiful city with charming canals, but some of them can get very busy!
For Water Water Everywhere #13 – Busy Waterway
As a photographer, I have done my fair share of waiting.
Waiting for the sun to set in the South Pacific Ocean off the coast of Australia:
Waiting for geysers to erupt in the geothermal valley near Rotorua, New Zealand:
But what about these animals… what are they waiting for? Food? Companionship? Freedom?
For Lens Artists Photo Challenge: Waiting
Situated on the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy is the beautiful Franciscan church of Santa Croce. Construction of the church began in the late 14th century. The rectangles and squares of inlaid colored marble were added to the facade in the 1800’s. The open and spacious interior is home to exceptional frescoes and other artistic treasures, but it’s mostly famous for being the burial place of Michelangelo and Galileo.
For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Rectangles and Squares
They were ordinary men and women who became heroes and were laid to rest in a magical place surrounded by eternal beauty.
For Weekly Photo Challenge: Magical/ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #63
Photos taken at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas
Silhouettes in the Arizona desert:
Silhouettes against a blue Italian sky:
Silhouettes in the Venetian Lagoon:
Silhouettes in photography are achieved by having more light coming from the background than the foreground. It’s best to keep the silhouette shapes simple and recognizable. It is a great way to portray a distinctive setting, a certain amount of drama or a touch of mystery!
For Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouettes / Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #62.
Photos taken near Phoenix, Arizona and in Italy