Monthly Archives: January 2016

Philadelphia 30th Street Station

Photograph(s) of the Week The Philadelphia 30th Street Station, completed in 1933, is a mixture of classical and modern architectural styles. The interior passenger waiting areas have the feel of 1950s era stations, although the lobby has undergone many upgrades … Continue reading

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Mill Stones Cades Cove

Photo of the Week Mill stones of different styles have been used for thousands of years, especially in Europe and Asia. Grist mills were a community necessity in early America. Corn, wheat and other grains had to be ground in … Continue reading

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“Introduction” for Monochrome Madness 2-42. Several years ago, we had a new neighbor move in, and he brought with him a flock of sheep for the pasture that abuts our yard. One day the sheep were grazing near the fence … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Line Drawing Software

Tuesday Topics – Experimental Photography When it comes to all of the possible different techniques to take and manipulate photographs, I have tinkered with many and am master of none. One of my favorite photo manipulations is to create line … Continue reading

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The Trend in Silos

In response to “Cee’s B&W Challenge: Anything that Starts with the Letter S,” here are two Silos that look more like extra tall planters. Traditional silos are rapidly going the way of the dinosaur, but the original silos apparently were … Continue reading

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Reflections and Symmetry

“Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Week 14 – Symmetry!” Reminded me of photos taken several years ago in Guntersville, Alabama. There was not a ripple on the lake shortly after sunrise.

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Traditional Black and White

Monochrome Madness MM 2-41 and, Photo of the Week There are items that are traditionally black-and-white. Anyone up for a game of chess?

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The Fascinating Biology of the Monarch Butterfly

Topical Tuesday – Nature The monarch butterfly is not only beautiful but is also a fascinating biological study. Consider the following Monarch facts: 1. It “tastes bad” to predators. 2. Because it tastes bad, it is mimicked by the Viceroy … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness MM-40 – “Launch Code Activated”

Submitted to Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness for January 13, 2016 To see more amazing monochrome photos visit Leanne Cole, MM2-20.

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Cades Cove Mill Wheel

Photo of the Week Cades Cove is one of the most popular and visited sections of the Great Smoky Mountains. The cove resembles a long bowl surrounded by mountains. Access is via a park road through a pass. The closest … Continue reading

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