Taken in Tallinn, Estonia. Please click on image for a better view. Cee’s black and white challenge: transportation Continue reading Local Transport
When I travel I like to get my feet on the ground and walk. I pick up so much more walking than driving – to go with the sights come the sounds and the smells and the hum of the atmosphere. Taking local transport is also a favourite, but Ailsa’s travel theme is Walking so I’ll go with that. Please click on any image for a better … Continue reading Walking the Walk
This is series on couples – street photography capturing two people – which for lack of anything more imaginative I have named the Odd Couple series, when in fact they may, or may not be odd. I’ll leave that to the viewer. Please click on image for a better view. For my solo series click here Continue reading Odd Couple/30 – The Bike Hostel
Above, window shopping in Tallin. Below, a busker in Ottawa doing his routine. Please click on images for a larger view. Riding the subway in St. Petersburg Walking the dog in Edinburg Ailsa’s travel theme: routine Continue reading Back to Routine
Five for Ailsa’s travel theme: Camaraderie Please click on any image for a larger view. Continue reading Celebrating Connection
Taken in Katariina Käik – St Catherine’s passage – in Tallinn Weekly Photo Challenge: Door Continue reading Door/2
Artist displaying his work, Tallinn, Estonia Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall Continue reading The Art Show
What sounds go with these photos? Ailsa’s travel theme challenge: Noise Continue reading Surround Sound
I’m back again for another round of A-Z challenge but, wanting to add a personal challenge to the challenge, I am going to concentrate on signs this time – pretty signs, interesting signs, funny signs … whatever. Continue reading A-Z Challenge (again): K
Ailsa chose ‘cities’ for this week’s travel theme. I decided to select some images that, for me, impart the atmosphere, or flavour, of particular cities we’ve visited.
The houses along Rue St Denis are very typical of Montreal. And Montreal is a delight at night.
This shot is very typical of the atmosphere and style we encountered in Tallinn’s old town.
Cours Mirabeau shaded by plane trees is an iconic image of Aix-en-Provence Continue reading “City Flavours”
Street photography is a new subject of interest for me. What I find most intriguing is the capture of a split second in time, which is so much more apparent on the streets than it is in landscape photography. I love the ‘freeze frame’ aspect of it, capturing people in mid-step, with a smile, or a grimace, looking at the camera or talking to … Continue reading Close-up in the City
The Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, also known as Toomkirik – Dome Church, located on Toompea Hill in Tallinn, Estonia, is the oldest church in Tallinn. Aaahhhh Boy in Blue on Bike Carousel de la Cité Carcassonne Dilapidated Door in Dinan Elephant on Elegant Egg First Frost in Flower garden Guard Gait in Gamla Stan Hero on High Horse Irish wolfhounds In St Ives Jaded … Continue reading Toomkirik on Toompea Hill in Tallinn
Edward Hopper’s wife, when asked, “What is the most difficult aspect of being married to a great artist?”… “It took me a long time to realize that when he is looking out the window, he is working.” – Josephine Nivison Hopper Russ has created a blog dedicated to windows – a little bit of window heaven – a place to view some creative and really … Continue reading Windows, Windows, Windows
“I discovered windows one afternoon and after that, nothing was ever the same.” ―Anne Spollen, The Shape of WaterThese matryoshka dolls were taken through a store window in Tallinn, Estonia Lingering look at windows week 27 Continue reading Visual Quotations 15
The weekly photo challenge is to try to convey a personal view of what we see when looking through our lens; to use light, line, composition and other elements to lead the viewer to our focus; to tell in a single frame the story we saw … photo credit for this one goes to my husband –
My contribution is this one, Continue reading “Telling Stories”
This pretty girl and her co-worker were greeters at the Olde Hansa on Vana Turg in Tallinn, Estonia – a Medieval-themed restaurant in the interesting old town. She encouraged us to take a peak inside – “you don’t have to eat, just look inside, it’s beautiful”. We did peak inside and then she was happy to let me take her photo.
I couldn’t resist a shot of her shoes – Continue reading “A Taste of Tallinn”