I’m not a car girl, but something about this artwork whispers Detroit, ever so softly in my ear. We are the motor city, after all. Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, f/3.3, 1/60, 4.30 mm, ISO 400.
In case you forgot where the Cut is. Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, ƒ/4, 1/60, 4.3mm, ISO80
Experiments in street photography at the Dequindre Cut. I wanted to thank this guy for helping me out, but a) pandemic, and b) he was running too darned fast. Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, ƒ/4.3, 1/80, 10.9mm, ISO200
According to wikipedia, these are called “concrete bridge abutments and overpasses”. I call them “scenic design”. Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, ƒ/3.5, 1/80, 5.4mm, ISO200. Black and white filter.
Interrupting my Amalfi Coast nostalgia for a little taste of how ’bout what’s happening now. Happy to report I did the needful and sought some much-needed therapy this weekend — aka, a short drive down the road a piece to downtown Detroit, on a slightly hazy 80 degree day, with my favorite traveling companion. MoreContinue reading “Views from the Cut – Take One”
We visited San Pietro in Vincoli to see Michelangelo’s Moses, but it’s near impossible to miss the supposed miraculously-infused chains that bound St. Peter on two separate occasions. It’s a bizarre story, but Catholicism is kind of well-known for that. The chains themselves warrant my Stamp of Weird. Then there’s the fact that these twoContinue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Twelve”
I … have no idea what this guy is supposed to be. God, ghoul, galivant? Willem Dafoe from “The Lighthouse”? It’s a mystery. I’m leaning towards Neptune, due to all the aquatic themes, but there’s no trident in sight. And for some bizarre reason that I can’t logically explain, he reminds me of an elephant.Continue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Eleven”
Tell her thisAnd more —That the king of the seasWeeps too, old, helpless man.The bustling fatesHeap his hands with corpsesUntil he stands like a childWith surplus of toys. Stephen Crane Another exercise in postcard photography. This was the view from my stroll along Piazza Navona. Much less crowded than our stop at the Trevi fountain,Continue reading “King of Neptune (Rome, Italy)”
A bit more standard touristy fare today, in honor of an admittedly impressive structure in the middle of the city. Fun fact: this shot was taken through a sea of sardine-packed Romans and tourists, 99% of whom were significantly taller and bulkier than li’l ole me. I think my camera saw more of the fountainContinue reading “La Dolce Trevi (Rome, Italy)”
Double feature of shots taken as much for the background as for the foreground. Usual caveat applies, namely, I don’t actually know what I’m doing. Shot on iPhone 8.