a photo a week – still life (sort of)

“Still life.” What a lie. Life isn’t still. Death is.”  Jordan Weisman “Instead of hiding behind the curtain, be the curtain itself; you will never be found!” Mehmet Murat ildan Window arrangement at ““Systrana på Piren” (The sisters on the … Continue reading

lens-artists photo challenge #58: something old, new, borrowed, and blue

Patti, came up with a really fun topic last week … but I have been out and about in the wide world for a couple of days … so I’m a bit late with my entry. Not the first time … Continue reading

lens-artists challenge #57 – taking a break

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” Mark Twain “Reading brings us unknown friends” Honoré de Balzac An elegant man sending his lunch hour with a book in the beautiful … Continue reading

cee’s fun foto challenge – water

“Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures.” Elliott Erwitt “This might be Vodka” Unknown Irish spring water, lunch in Belfast (January 2017) “That which the fountain sends forth returns again … Continue reading

my music mood (lets dance)

“Don’t breathe to survive; dance and feel alive.”  Shah Asad Rizvi Dancing has been a big part of life and I still strut around in my living room in my privacy. My mum loved dancing and when I was 16 … Continue reading

lens-artists photo challenge – #55 dreamy

“But if you tame me, it will be as if the sun came to shine on my life. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “The wheat field has …poetry; it is like a memory of something one has once seen. We can only … Continue reading

cce’s fun foto challenge – floral close up

“The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up.” Chuck Palahniuk “Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” John Harrigan “In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.” Okakura Kakuzo “Be honest, … Continue reading

lens-artists photo challenge #54: detail

Taxi …. couldn’t live without them. When I travel I don’t use taxis that much anymore … I use transfer services, public transport or I walk. Normally I choose restaurants in walking distance for my accommodation, but once in while … Continue reading

lens-artists challenge #53 – your choice

First all a Happy Anniversary to the Girls, behind this challenge … and big thank you for keeping us on playing. A Brilliant job, girls!!! My choice????!!! Travel & Food!! An obvious choice .. when it comes to me maybe. … Continue reading

a photo a week challenge – view

“Life is one big road with lots of signs” Bob Marley The most stunning coastal view … and a winding dangerous road through the Natural Park Cabo de Gata -Nijar, road AL-5107, Spain – October 2018 “For those who are … Continue reading

cee’s fun foto challenge – tree of the kind or number 3

“Everyone has a photographic memory, some just don’t have film.” Steven Wright “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” Lady Bird Johnson I couldn’t say what beauties this is, must be a relative to the Muscari (grape-hyacinth) .. they were enjoying … Continue reading

cee’s fun foto challenge – 2 items or number 2

“No place is boring, if you’ve had a good night’s sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.” Robert Adams “Old empty chairs are not empty in reality; memories always sit there!” Mehmet Murat ildan The Stock Exchange Palace … Continue reading