~ Down Memory Lane ~ by subhendu_bagchi (25410)
batalay (35067) 2014-10-25 5:12
Without the children frolicking at the base of the columns, this would be only an architectural portrait. But it is now a stroll down memory land.
Have a good weekend, and warm regards,
York, Centre of the Roman Empire by SnapRJW (30115)
batalay (35067) 2014-10-25 5:05
The bronze statue with verdigris patina (my favorite) creates a monochrome photo in the foreground against the rich golden hues of the Cathedral in the background also in monochrome. It's a well chosen perspective. Your note is first rate, as always.
Careful! The Tops Come Off! by Royaldevon (27611)
batalay (35067) 2014-10-25 4:56
A most engaging personal note to accompany the Lilliputian beach huts. It may be at random, and it may still be the ordering by a physicist, but the wavelengths of these colors are from short to long wavelengths.
Inspirations by emka (75143)
batalay (35067) 2014-10-25 4:52
Your essay is thoughtful and engaging, and a highly complementary expression to accompany the well composed shot. I would love to see Lake Baikal in person, and feel like I am just following in your tracks (I am in San Diego, California, on my way to Honolulu and then the interminable crossing to Auckland first across the equator, then across the International Dateline). Regards and have a good weekend,
Feet, don't fail me now by PaulVDV (21173)
batalay (35067) 2014-10-25 4:30
Your wise choice of a vertical format presents the drama of this rugged countryside. Johnny Carson, the great late night television star, would have echoed the title you've chosen for the scene, "I'm not afraid of heights, I'm afraid of widths.
Have a good weekend,
"Halva Mountains" by daddo (23106)
batalay (35067) 2014-10-25 4:26
Beyond anyone else on Trekearth, you give meaning to the spirit and mission of the site... "learning photography through geography, and geography through photography. These arid hills, neatly folded, behind the village landscape represents as much a geological portrait of the East Azerbaijan area as your note about the history of the place. Have a good weekend,