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Weekly Photo Challenge

Late Afternoon at U of Pitt Campus

 

Friday afternoon  I was photographing senior portraits of two young women by the Cathedral of Learning at Pitt. ( no one actually says “University of Pittsburgh”)

In between their outfit changes, I photographed the tall tower in different lights.

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see how the sun changes the color of the Indiana limestoneMagic

 

Then a bride and groom walked by, just married!

I asked if I might photograph them and they said,  sure!

I even asked the groom to move a bit so his mouth wasn’t hidden. Sweet.

Those were some killer heels (in blue)

 

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And then a woman walked by with balloons.

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There was a beautiful tree

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It was fun to see some different sights.  And capture them, too.

All in all it was a magical afternoon, especially with the unexpected barefoot bride and the balloon woman.

Magic is the weekly photo challenge.


A Tiny Golden Book and Friends from Childhood

Tiny. The weekly Photo Challenge

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Author Dorothy Kunhardt

Illustrated by Garth Williams

 


Chaos: Up Close and Personal

Chaos: Weekly Photo Challenge  do you have a junk drawer? Or two? A little dish that collects odds and ends? Stray stuff without a place to reside?

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Me, Transmogrified

Transmogrify

the Weekly Photo Challenge. Nothing came to mind. Nothing in the archives.

“To change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.”

If you’re a Calvin and Hobbes fan you know all about the word already.

I didn’t know what it meant.

See before and after

Downloaded an App Face Goo and the after is on the right.

 


Wet Pavement Magic

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shine

-Loved being in the passenger seat tonight while Steve drove home through the rain and wet leaves.

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Local Color

 

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Local


At the grocery store

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Local:What Feels Like Home

img_9880Jen H at WordPress has created the weekly Photo Challenge: Local.

What feels familiar, home. The places you know by heart. Local diner, local playground, local neighborhood, local church,local streets-I live in the city by a park.

I notice I shoot a lot of local coffee, too.

Here’s my iPhone local gallery.  Pittsburgh.

 

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Windshield Water

I enjoyed this week’s challenge by Lignum Draco Water

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Washington Water

Dry Falls

Gallery of water in Washington for the H2O challenge

The first photo is Dry Falls you can barely see the kayakers, ant size.

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Omak Lake

 

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Chief Joseph Dam near Bridgeport WA

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Irrigation of apple orchard in Eastern Washington, Brewster.

img_0481My sister- in-law at wet waterfalls (will have to ask her the name )

 

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