Based on my recent (low) level of participation in the Weekly Photo Challenges, one might think I’d gone seriously off the grid for a while! But no, I’ve been squarely in the digital world, just too busy or lazy to take or search for photos that mesh with the weekly themes these days. Today, I’ve gone overboard with a collection of grids from around the world.

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The basics: classic horizontal and vertical grids

Vibrant, colorful grids

Sad, solemn grids

Crooked, distorted grids

Parisian architectural grids

Shimmering, shiny grids

Click here for more grids this week.