Monthly Archives: November 2013

Full of Curiosities

In the middle of California wine country lies what appears to be a barn-turned-museum. I don’t know if the faded sign painted on the wood still tells us of the contents, but I’d like to think it does. It makes … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of Summer

For those also living in a colder climate, I thought we could use some warmth and color right about now. This photograph of bathing boxes in Brighton Beach, Australia more than foots the bill! Even though the beach doesn’t look … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet

Happy Thanksgiving! In honor of the holiday, today’s photo features Turkey. It may not be what you had in mind, but isn’t it gorgeous? Frank Kovalchek took this shot while visiting a carpet factory near Goreme. The sheer crispness of … Continue reading

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Window to the World

This is not only an interesting self-portrait, it is a glimpse into space. Steve Jurvetson, who is the photographer appearing in the reflection, notes the importance of this particular porthole: Through this looking glass, the crew of Kizim and Solovyov … Continue reading

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Hanging Around

This photograph may not contain many elements, but how they play together makes it fabulous. The placement of the hangers and the crossing of the wires both slightly off-center draws the eye in to a central focal point. Vertical streaks … Continue reading

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Unfurl

Spiral staircases always have an artistic allure, reminding me of the works of M.C. Escher. The bright green punch of this photo caught my eye – it isn’t the typical neutrals seen in stately estates. The stairs resemble the serrated … Continue reading

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Yesterday Calling

This photo takes me back in time. I can feel the wheel between my fingers while dialing home from a friend’s house, the familiar resistance of the spring taking hold between each digit. The phone I recall wasn’t identical to … Continue reading

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Simply Bold

This is a photograph that is plain yet bold at the same time. Taken in Deer Valley, Jerusalem, these are components of a plant where water distillation and purification takes place. The focal point of the image – the tanks … Continue reading

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Cool Blue Tones

This photo isn’t perfectly crisp, but that makes it better. It is gritty and urban. There is a great deal of irony in seeing the word “island” reflected back from a puddle on the middle of city blacktop. Is this … Continue reading

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Golden Girl

Deep into November, autumn is all around us. I went looking for an image to define the season and found this one shared by Mathias (full name not given) under creative commons. The intense golden glow coupled with the woman’s … Continue reading

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