szczecin – the world needed more fireworks …

…. at least during one August weekend in Szczecin every year. Fireworks are my true guilty pleasure, I feel like a child again when I enjoy them … and afterward, I think about all the money that has gone up in … Continue reading

szczecin – a very tourist friendly city

….. and PYROMAGIC International Festival of Fireworks XII edition became the icing on the cake. The firework festival was the reason why I  introduced the event to my lovely blogging sister and friend Ann-Christine@Leya last year. Because I have made … Continue reading

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

a photo a week challenge – timing is everything

“Skinny-dipping is like Paris. It’s always a good idea.”  Rebecca Paula A wet and misty…. June day on the Danish island Fanø. I was on at least on a good couple of hundred meters distance (not the greatest focus) when … 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

lens-artists photo challenge #56 seascapes/lakeshore

I spent most of my adult life at sea …. and I have also lived my adult life at places where the ocean docks. For me there is only one ocean … it only that it is given different names … 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