Bad Weather for Sunday Stills

Today I thought I’d try my hand at showing a bit of recent bad weather as prompted by Sunday Stills.

These two photos are in the hills behind my village in Trentino, Italy:


The following photos are from a brief visit I took to Padua last week:

Rainy Padua rain in Padua

Have a great week…waiting for the sun to shine 😉  Ciao!

Being Infringed

An interesting article which might interest other bloggers who publish/post their photos…


Last year I wrote a few posts about copyright infringement. In most of the posts it was about legal action being taken by someone over the use of their image being used in a slightly high profile manner. There has continued to be articles about copyright infringement because it isn’t going away. More shocking has been the amount of photographers stealing images and then using them as their own. A Tumblr blog has been set up called photo stealers, where the blogger outs and shames “photographers” that steal images and say that they are their own creation.

Last night I was reading “Photo Stealers” and I wondered,
“No one would steal my images.”
Why not, I do have some talent (I believe). So I began a reverse image search on google.

Google Reverse Image Search

What is a reverse image search? This is a way you can actually search for…

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Ese’ s Weekly Shoot&Quote Challenge – Imagination


Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
Sun Tzu

I liked this quote by Sun Tzu very much…but I love this second quote just as much and for different reasons:

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.
Dr. Seuss

elephant-and-mushroom clown-and-dog

Click the links for other great quotes by Sun Tzu and Dr. Seuss!


This post was written inspired by Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Imagination

Juxtapostition: January 27, 2014

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is lovely:


as someone who writes haiku, this word is like saying you need water to make tea.  And yet, when I hear the word juxtaposition I scratch my head…what does it mean? The act of putting two things together in order to create contrast or comparison…click the here to take a hop over to the dictionary.

I took lots of photographs yesterday for this post…but then wasn’t feeling so well so didn’t process them…I’ll have to content myself and hopefully you all too with a few photographs taken a week ago…

Lost Cap

Lost Cap

In Trentino, it’s not uncommon to find lost objects “hung up” somewhere, a fence, a tree or in this case a parking lot post…

Student's house...

Student’s house…

My son and his room-mate put up this cardboard poster of Denzil Washington… I just love the helmet too!

Clothes in the rain

Clothes in the rain

We don’t have many of these (clothes lines) here in Italy.  Even in the country, after centuries of marauders and bandits, people tend not to hang their clothes in an open lawn.  The interesting thing though is not the clothes line per se, but the fact that it was raining.

Hope you liked todays offering…and that I can get my more recent photos processed…in the mean time, please have a look at some of these other great responses to this week’s challenge:

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