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Because "life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all" – Helen Keller

Friday Fotos: Graceful

January 27, 2017

This week, the Daily Post is taking a look at all things Graceful.

Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
 Douglas Hyde – First President of Ireland

I find that I am often surrounded by graceful beauty. Step back and take a look, you’ll be surprised at how many graceful things you’ll find.


It may be Graceful Art:

It may be Graceful Nature:


Or possibly Graceful Architecture:

It may be Graceful Science:

If we’re lucky, perhaps you’ll cross paths with a Graceful Soul:


You can find more Graceful photos at the Daily Post.

Friday Foto: Ambience

January 20, 2017

This week, the WordPress Photo Challenge takes a look at Ambience.

I took a look at some of the photos I’ve taken during the month of January over the years. The dark chill of the month is captured in many of the photos I’ve taken, regardless of the location. But what is it about a place that creates the Ambience?

Sometimes Ambience comes from the color of a scene:

Sometimes Ambience results from the atmosphere of a place:

Other times the texture:

And sometimes it’s all of those:

If you’d like to see more examples of Ambience, head over the Daily Post.




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