Category Archives: Cities

The Road More Traveled

You wouldn’t want to wear high heels while walking along this road! Taken in Copenhagen, this photograph shows a route paved with cobblestones. The street’s surface is bathed in light, furthering the composition’s contrast. The sides of each stone appear … Continue reading

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Uniformity

To see such uniformity, I thought this must be a hotel. To my surprise, it is an apartment building. Each unit must have the same amenities, right down to the way the curtains hang in the window. In this way, … Continue reading

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Eye on Berlin

Large train stations, old or new, are usually quite the sight. This station in Berlin is very modern with its ceiling and entry wall constructed of glass and steel. The photograph uses a fisheye lens, which really accentuates the curves … Continue reading

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Painted Ladies

The Painted Ladies of San Francisco are an iconic sight across the world. Their unique beauty is well-captured in this photograph, giving us all a glimpse of this Bay Area neighborhood. The steep streets are revealed with the great lines, … Continue reading

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Whimsy on Ice

In colder months, the large Taiye Pool at Beijing’s Beihai Park freezes over and attracts fun seekers of all ages. This photograph captures a quiet moment, with cluttered rows of skating chairs gathered near a shore. These chairs are equipped … Continue reading

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A Man and His Dog

That is one happy pup! This capture on the streets of Marrakesh reaffirms the age old adage of dog being man’s best friend. Pointing straight ahead with a smile on his snout, the German Shepherd leads the way as they … Continue reading

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Shoreline Sphere

During the last Winter Olympics in Vancouver, there was already anticipation for the next Games. In the top third of the frame, you see Science World transformed into the Sochi 2014 House. The spherical structure is comprised of numerous triangles, … Continue reading

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Carrots

Now is the time of year when seed catalogs fill mailboxes and plans for spring planting begin. A common favorite? Carrots. What better reason to plant your own than this very photo! Bright orange and bathed in sunshine, they reach … Continue reading

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Alone in Thought

In the heart of a busy Malaysian city, photographer John Ragai captured this candid shot of a man. While people bustle around him, he is in his own space, deep in his thoughts. The focus on the man is sublime; … Continue reading

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Glamour Burning Out

This gorgeous chandelier is hanging in the entryway of the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. At first, I thought the blue tracks running across the frame were the result of photo editing, but the photographer notes they are gilded stencils. … Continue reading

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