This photo could more easily fit into the “sparkly” category, but when I saw the ice forming on the plane window in flyover country between Boston and Denver, the photo challenge was the first thing I thought of. So, like any responsible passenger, I pulled my camera bag out from under the seat in front of me, and put on the macro lens, all so I could bring this to you.
Our challenge this week is to post photos of signs. One of my favorites. I love shooting signs, as you can see by looking at Sign of the Times category on my blog https://ididitforjohnny.wordpress.com/category/sign-of-the-times/. My interpretation of what they mean might not be what the creators envisioned. The photo above, for instance, requires me to add: “Because they bite.”
More favorites: https://ididitforjohnny.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/img_4194.jpg
To get in on the fun, click here http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/signs/ for instructions.
Not much to say about this. Hubby and I went for a walk tonight, and I didn’t shoot too many photos. Three of them were three different birds, though – here they are.
Snowy egret on the marsh, as the tide goes out.
Cardinal, sitting on a fence.
Seagull, who just picked up a live crab, and flew off with him when he saw I was interested.
We weren’t in Colombia as tourists, but we still managed to see a few tourist sites (that weren’t churches). Here are a few:
A water fountain/statue, outside (and facing) the Basilica del Senor de los Milagros de Buga.
The Basilica itself (see, I’ve already broken the “no church” rule!).This photo was shot by our translator, to whom I had loaned my camera. Oscar had a really good eye! I love this photo!
Not to be ignored, I believe this image was made by our original translator, Henry. Tough to keep track of who’s shooting which direction! Also, a very nice image, and I’m sure that, a couple weeks ago, I’d have been able to tell you the name of the church (broke the rule twice in two images. I suck!).
El Gato, in Cali.
One of several la Gata statues showing support for El Gato.
Christo Rey, which, we’re told, isn’t as grand as a similar statue in Brazil.
Some of you have begged for pics of me. So here I am, humidity hair and all, with Christo Rey.
One dramatic with clouds, the other close-up with a pigeon. OOOooohhhh.
On the road up to Christo Rey, there were several spots where sculptures had been carved into the mountain and painted. On the way down, we met the artist!
The artist, Carlos. Currently working on something smaller, and more easily sold.
These are some of the mountainside carvings that have been done over the past few years. Carlos does great work!