Week 22, Theme 34 – Patterns

One day when I was wandering around Bradenton’s Riverwalk looking for some photo subjects, I took this picture of the sidewalk simply because the morning dampness had accentuated the expansion joints and emphasized the “Patterns”.  After looking at the image on my computer, I realized that I had captured some other “Patterns” – The pilings supporting the railroad trestle in the background.

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Week 4, Theme 41 – Single Color on Black & White

Selective color or “Single Color on Black & White” is something that I have never played around with so this challenge gave me something new to have some fun with.  Riverwalk in downtown Bradenton along the Manatee River never fails to provide photo ops and this visit was no exception.  There is a lot of color in the children’s playground area, notwithstanding lots and lots of petunias.  A perfect opportunity to experiment with presenting a couple of examples of “Single Color on Black & White”.

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Week 5 – 7. Catch Me If You Can

On September 5th I posted picture for this category that didn’t meet the criteria for the 52 week challenge, but I HAD TO post that 46 year old picture because it so perfectly fit the theme of “Catch Me If You Can”.  I designated it the 53rd week.  Now it’s time to post the current “Catch Me If You Can” and here are two examples.

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Week 39 – A5. Silhouettes

During a recent stay at Manatee Memorial Hospital I was fortunate to have a window bed with a view of the Manatee River and the Tarpon Point Grill.  This was definitely a spirit builder.  One morning toward the end of my stay I was looking out the window at the sunrise and thought to myself, I sure wish I had my camera, and then BAM!, it hit me.  I had my Smarter Than Me phone, I’ll use it to capture a sunrise photo.  After looking at the photo, I said to myself, self, here’s your “Silhouettes” theme for the blog.

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