Tag Archives: architecture

lisbon, and beyond

spending a wonderful week in lisbon and it’s surroundings. even spending some time with the camera as a change. might post some more here the coming period of time – as you now i’m pretty sporadic around here nowadays.

big thanks to catìa for great recommendations!

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weekly photo challenge: doors (an italian odyssey)

doorsso, it was about 30 years ago (sigh!) and i was backpacking in italy. i had borrowed an old pentax camera with 2 lenses, trying to transfer a growing interest in making pictures into practice. it didn’t go very well… one of my inspirations, and aspirations, was to make a poster with doors and knockers – so with the weekly challenge this came into mind again. i know i should have left it in the dusty bin it was stored in, the pictures are shamefully unsharp to start with. anyways, some 30 years ago i had an ambition, and as i say nowadays – ambition is just another word for failure.

weekly photo challenge: geometry

detail of the exterior at hotel hilton, giardini naxos, sicily. i must admit that the clean and simple, bauhaus inspired architecture based on the rectangle, the circle, and the triangle has a certain attractiveness to it.