Monochrome Monday – Rainy Day – May 2, 2016


Spring seems to flirting with us.  We have a couple of days of lovely warm weather,  just right for short sleeves and sandals and then, the temps drop and snow falls on the mountains creating an icebox effect.    What a fickle maid is spring!  This is the courtyard as seen from the loggia at the front of my house.  I used FotoSketcher to create a soft oil pastels effect for my monochrome photo.

This is how the cropped monochrome photo looked before the treatment:


Ciao, Bastet

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!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!

For the Weekly Photo Challenge…we’re to show you some good mornings!

This was my good morning yesterday…it rained, but created a nice light anyway…then I went on to do my Art Gallery duty for my husband’s personal

The center of town:


And now for coffee break!

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