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Weekly Photo Challenge – ROY G. BIV

You may not be familiar with this week’s theme name, “Roy G. Biv”. That’s because it’s not a name, it’s an acronym made of the first letters of the seven colors of the rainbow. Red. Orange. Yellow. Green. Blue. Indigo. Violet. Some of us also remember … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Gondolas afloat in Venice

Flat-bottomed gondolas have been gliding round Venice’s water-ways for centuries. The first written reference dates back to 1094 whilst artists such as Carpaccio, Bellini and Canaletto documented the styles down through the ages. Today the classic black gondola is synonymous … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Orange

Orange. The only word I know that doesn’t have a rhyme. But what it lacks in poetry, it makes up in vibrancy, cheeriness and warmth. Who can be sad watching a sandy summer sunset? Who could be glum with a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself

There are few things I love more than walking around a city searching out graffiti. In fact I can while away hours hunting down the little urban truffles left by anonymous artists. It doesn’t have to be a big statement … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Serenity

This week’s theme is serenity which immediately made me think back to a trip that I took with my Mum to Lake Garda, Northern Italy, nearly two years ago. The trip was a little impromptu. Mum was already booked to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Shadowed

For this week’s Photo Challenge, the theme is shadowed and the task is to find the shadows. I’ve chosen 3 shots taken in the Dorsoduro district of Venice last summer as I love the way the shadow of the trees dapples … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Yellow

As the streets of towns and cities across Europe and America fill with Christmas trees, fairy lights and decorations, this week’s photo challenge theme is yellow! Yellow suggests various things to me – summer sun, sandy beaches and bananas – … Continue reading

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