Friday, 12 April 2013

Picture This #195 ~ Tunnel Or Arch

Well, I think I said I was going to go out with my camera, but it is 2ºC/36ºF so I am staying indoors today.


Archway at Caspersen

An archway to the sea. My mind is still in the warm climes of Florida.


Solomon Seals

An arch of Solomon's Seals in a purple vase.


Michigan Capitol

An archway and alcove at the Michigan State Capitol building. This one has a bit of a story; there was to be a pro-Labor demonstration the next day and I went the day before to check out the building. To my surprise there were hundreds of police there, all with firearms, and they were practicing and organizing. I didn't want to be noticed so I used a railing as my tripod. There were so many police, and I knew there would be so many demonstrators, that I decided against going. I am sorry I didn't go; for the most part it was a very peaceful protest even though over 5,000 union members were there.

10 comments:

  1. Oh to be in Florida - such a lovely frame. Good take with the arch of the plant and the third is really one of those lucky chance shots - very interesting.

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  2. Really paradisiacal.

    Beautiful arc of flowers

    Wonderful shot of the Orchestra corner.

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  3. hi benni, three lovely shots but the second one is amazing. ciao ciao

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  4. All beautiful takes on the theme very nice work;)

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  5. HI Benni !! Three lovely takes on the theme. I like how you framed the ocean with an archway of trees on the first one. Beautiful floral arch in the second shot, Not a plant I'm familiar with. A good 'chance' shot in the last photo, and an interesting story behind it!! See you when I return from my US trip :-))

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  6. Benni, these are wonderful. The first is very romantic and the second one, well, it's my favorite of the three. Your Solomon's Seal really stands out beautifully against that window screen.

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  7. ...oh, very pretty building in the third...glad the protests turned out to be peaceful.

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  8. I don't blame you for going out in those temps!
    I like the lighting in the middle one, the architecture in the last one and the natural shape of the top one (bet you wish your were there)

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  9. Your staying at home didn't refrain you from posting three beautiful arches. The amazing second shot is my favourite.... really beautiful and very creative...

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