The New York City subway experience involves the art of not communicating with strangers in the terminal or on a car. It’s all about waiting for an arrival, for a stop, for a person to move; for a text, for the chance to be someone place else other than on the subway.
via Photo Challenge: Waiting
I find bird claws, up close, to be menacing. But, clearly they are designed to enable a bird like this scrub jay to perch on my chair, if not on a telephone line, or on the stop sign down the street. As shown, it doesn’t like its photo taken. And, Hitchcock’s The Birds will always be present. via Photo Challenge: Structure
Venice is a city of “corners”. In this shot a man negotiates a tight turn in a garbage barge while a “helper” sleeps. via Photo Challenge: Corner
Last moth I sat near a butterfly bush at my sister’s backyard in Carbondale, Illinois. It was difficult not to look at the incoming giant black swallowtails flitting around. Here is one of favorite captures. The orange, yellow and blue markings look as though they were painted on.
via Photo Challenge: Ooh, Shiny!
Fallen cypress trees and those still standing, boulders and public access opportunities are elements of the rugged Monterey coastline.
via Photo Challenge: Elemental
Low tide exposes textures on a daily basis along the Monterey Coast. Here the eye-catcher is a bright orange starfish up against the hardness of rocks and the smoothness of kelp.
via Photo Challenge: Textures
via Photo Challenge: Satisfaction