Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage


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Poor little blog #2 has been ignored for many months! Meatier, wordier posts are always at my main blog, One Foot Out the Door, but today I have a simple photo collage on the topic of … collages! These images include some of the collage-style graffiti we encountered in Bogota, Colombia, where street art is rampant. These in particular feature a pile-up of stickers, paint, small objects, and other bits of paper.

I featured another subset of the graffiti here on this blog, but if you want to read more about the street art scene overall in Bogota, you can switch over to the other blog here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage


Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror


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One of my favorite photographic reflections: the Maroon Bells near Aspen, Colorado. Shot this past May at sunrise, it is a testament to one of the few times I sacrificed sleep to get the picture!


For more “Mirror” photos, click here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Face


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I’d already posted one of my favorite faces in the world on my main blog this week when I remembered the wonderful faces I’d seen on my Bogota Graffiti Tour this past winter. So I’ll double up this week on the Weekly Photo Challenge to share a few photos that never made it onto this photos-only blog.

(If you are interested in reading about the street art in Bogota, click here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light


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Today, while the blossoms still cling to the vine,

I’ll taste your strawberries, I’ll drink your sweet wine.

A million tomorrows shall all pass away,

‘ere I forget all the joy that is mine, today.

These are part of the lyrics of a song I first learned at camp in the mountains of North Carolina. Originally written by Randy Sparks, the song is better known as a John Denver hit, and it has stuck in my head since the day we learned it around a campfire in the woods. It not only carries a great message for me to remember – focus on today – but the lyrics’ image of blossoms allows me to use this photo collage of Washington, DC’s peak cherry blossom day yesterday!

Submitted as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge, which asks us to share a photo inspired by a poem, verse, song lyric or story.

Photo Challenge: Weight(less)


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A last-minute entry before the next photo challenge … these jellyfish I saw at the National Aquarium in Baltimore today hung in the water as if they were totally weightless. Their diaphanous bodies floated like silky film in their liquid home with no sign of gravity at work. We were transfixed by the exhibit.

Submitted as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge; click here for more entries.

Photo Challenge: Eye Spy


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An Eye on the World certainly has a few photos of eyes to share for this week’s photo challenge! There were so many wonderful human and animal eyes I could have used, but I’ve opted for some non-human alternatives in keeping with my blog’s header photo.

For other entries, click here.