Odd Couple/5

My Odd Couple series, in which the couples may or may not be odd.  I’ll leave that to the viewer 😉   I am also including the original photo for those that are interested in my composition and  editing choices. The only thing I chose to edit this time was the saturation – totally arbitrarily You can view my Solo series here.  The Weekly Photo Challenge is: Silhouette Continue reading Odd Couple/5

City Flavours

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.

Montreal street at night

This shot is very typical of the atmosphere and style we encountered in Tallinn’s old town.

architecture in Tallinn Estonia

Cours Mirabeau shaded by plane trees is an iconic image of Aix-en-Provence  Continue reading “City Flavours”

The mettle of metal

Metal, in its weight and functionality, its strength and grace, and its beauty. Mindeankeret, Copenhagen This Memorial Anchor in Nyhavn commemorates the Danish officers and sailors in the merchant fleet and Allied Forces who served during World War II. The interior ceiling structure at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris The beautiful gate that marks the entrance into the courtyard of  the Lutheran Church of St … Continue reading The mettle of metal

Black and white: Clock Towers

St. Jacob’s Tower in Lubeck,Germany, taken on the Breite Strasse   This Gothic brick church dating to 1334 is known as the church of seafarers.  Undamaged in WWII,  It houses one of the best preserved examples of North German organs from the 16th century.

Breite Strasse street photography in Lubeck

Cenotaph and clock tower in the  middle of Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario – built in 1922 as a memorial to the town’s residents who died during WW I.

Niagara on the Lake

High Street, Pembroke, Wales  – this clock tower  Continue reading “Black and white: Clock Towers”