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Black and White – Towers

Paula’s Black and White Sunday is Towering.   Please click on images for a better view. The Hassan Tower in Rabat, Morocco was intended, in 1195, to be the largest minaret in the world along with a mosque, also intended to be the world’s largest. But the Sultan  died and construction stopped. The tower reached 44 m (140 ft) only half of its intended height. The rest of the mosque was also left … Continue reading Black and White – Towers

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Photo Editing: Manipulation

Do I like to manipulate my photographs?  Yes.  I think of each photograph as art. I like to take the image and process it to say what I would like it to say.  This was an urban shot and I wanted to emphasize that, choosing to make it grittier and black and white. I have included the original image  below. Please click on image for a better … Continue reading Photo Editing: Manipulation

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Black and White Sunday – Sculpture

Paula’s Black and White Sunday: SculptureTheodor Lundberg created this statue of Christopher Polhem, (1661-1751) a Swedish scientist, inventor and industrialist.   He was born in Gotland in a village northeast of Visby where this statue stands on the grounds of Drotten Church.  Having a particular interest in mathematics and mining, one of his contributions was a process for lifting and transporting ore from mines.  It consisted … Continue reading Black and White Sunday – Sculpture