Tag Archives: Art

Seeing Cabbage

Savoy Cabbage Seldom do I have the opportunity to see something common and ordinary in a whole new way. During my photography class, I was introduced to the work of Edward Weston. I will never see vegetables in the same way … Continue reading

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White Rose, Red Bug

This week’s homework assignment for my creative photography class was to shoot a surreal image. The assignment stretched my imagination and tested my problem-solving skills. After several failed ideas, false starts, and adaptation, I selected this as my final image. In case … Continue reading

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Lake of Love and Color

Minnewater at Night, Bruges, Belgium. Minnewater, which translates to “Lake of Love,” is a small lake just a short walk from the main squares of Bruges. After visiting Minnewater during the day, I would have agreed with “Lake of Lovely,” with … Continue reading

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Brussels’ Christmas “Tree” on the Grand Place

Brussels’ Christmas Tree is definitely different this year. And it’s causing quite a stir. But I’ll get to that later. First, you’ve got to see the tree. We arrived in Brussels on November 23, the day after celebrating American Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Amsterdam’s Posing Lady

Anne Frank’s house, which sits on Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht Canal just beyond the Westerkerk (“Western Church”) shown above, was the main reason why my husband and I were walking in this neighborhood. But I decided to take this photo of the … Continue reading

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Worcester Cathedral Through the Millennium Window

Worcester Cathedral Tower Through the Millennium Window, Worcester, UK. Worcester Cathedral‘s Millennium Window is a unique and meaningful work of art. The window derives its distinctive artistic character and technique from contemporary British artist Mark Cazalet, who completed the window in … Continue reading

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Antwerp’s Medieval Boogie Man and Riverside Castle

Statue of Lange Wapper, Antwerp, Belgium. Antwerp has its share of folklore. One tale is represented by the statue of a giant and two men shown above. The giant, Lange Wapper, was a ghostly figure who lived in the canals and … Continue reading

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Power Tower and Sky

I wouldn’t have thought a cloud-filled sky could look so complex with so many shapes, tones, and layers. I like how the electric power transmission lines and towers’ geometricity bring some order and constancy to the image. What do you … Continue reading

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Lady in the Lavender

Lady in the lavender fields at Cotswold Lavender in Snowshill.

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Controversy in Prague

“Guns” by David Černý at the Artbanka Museum of Young Art in Prague, Czech Republic (Nov. 2011). Just the other day I wrote about a shock-o-latier in Belgium. Today’s provocateur comes from Prague and his name is David Černý. Although Černý’s … Continue reading

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