Bastet’s Haiga Monday Challenge – A Spring Morning – April 11, 2016

 

Good morning!

As I mentioned on my former post, yesterday I went walking with the city of Arco.  This is a yearly event.  For a chosen charity each year people gather together to either walk (a five and a half kilometre itinerary) or run (a twelve kilometre itinerary) together.  Here are a couple of photos of the event.

And now for today’s prompt:

A Spring Morning

 

And here’s my example:

turtle haiga

 

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Pixelventures – Macro!

For Pixelventures macro…I’m submitting two photos:

The first is a genista or broom plant:

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heady perfume
your lovely yellow blooms
speak of summer


This second photo is nothing more than the common clover flower ,,, but I jazzed it up a little:

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clover flowers
you made fantastic rice
for my doll’s dinner


Ciao!

Travel theme: Ancient

For Where’s my Backpack today, I thought I’s show you some photos I took during a trip to Rome a couple of summers ago with my family.

It was a hot day in August, we went to Albano, a small town in the Castelli Romani to celebrate two of my son’s birthdays and took advantage of being near Rome to see the Colosseum.

Here are just a few of the shots I took on the inside of the Colosseum…where the gladiators, slaves and wild animals awaited their turn to be called to entertain the crowds:

Ciao!  See you soon!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light! (4)

For this weeks DP Photo Challenge: IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE A PHOTO THAT FEATURES A LIGHT SOURCE.

Ok, up ’til now, I’ve been showing you artificial light sources.  I have to admit, that they don’t really excite me very much.  It’s cool to take a photo of a Christmas tree from weird angles, but when I think of the source of light, living between two mountains makes me think of the sun.

In this period of the year, we don’t get full sun until about 10:30 – 11:00.  On the 21st, it’ll be closer to 12:00.  But then…it starts tipping the mountain earlier and earlier.  To me, the greatest moment of the year is when I see the sun growing stronger and topping the mountain earlier.

Sun behind the mountain

Sun behind the mountain

Here are a few photos that I just prepared for this occasion called, Let There Be Light!

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And then it happens…the sun tops the mountain, I used my sunglasses to cut down a little of the glare…

Sun tops mountain

Sun tops mountain

Thanks for looking in…tomorrow I’ll look at the sun on the lake ;-).  Ciao!

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