The Aqua Door

The only place of added color at the entire ruins was this aqua colored door frame. There was color in the flowers, color in the birds, color in the sky. The ruins were natural stone, earth colored, no paint, no adornment. This aqua frame seemed out of place, so out of place, it intrigued me,…

Architecture Art

  All this was made without heavy machinery to lay the rock or computers to create the design. It came from completely from the minds of humans captured with some sort of pencil on some sort of papyrus. Or it may have all been stored neatly in the head of the architects. And it was…

Christian Tree in Islamic Land

Upon seeing these “T” shaped branches on this tree, I was immediately sent to my Christian roots and thought of the cross on which the Christ was crucified. It might seem out of place in this Islamic country until one realizes it was not always Islam that occupied the land. It was once part of…

Triple Stork

It was explained to us by one of our more engaged guides it was considered a good omen to have a stork nest on one’s property. I don’t recall why they were a good omen only that they were. These massive nests were at the ancient Roman ruins. If one stork brings good luck, do…

Tangerine Orange Head Shot

This tangerine orange flower was tucked in the shadows in soft, even lighting. From its location, I could not see the sky for an upskirt photo. So, I made use of the shade and took a head shot. I liked the accents added by the orange tipped edges on the petals and the deep orange…

Orange Up Skirt

Shooting upskirt is still my favorite angle for flower pictures….as long as the sky is right. On this bright and very sunny day, shooting from any other angle, this flower picture would have suffered from harsh shadows, harsh light, and disturbing glare.