Friday, November 18, 2016

Fall Flowers and Winter Snows


After a weather forecast that called for rain, this dusting of snow was what the morning brought, and it provided for some nice contrasts with the last leaves and flowers of fall.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Happy Halloween!


Happy Halloween!  We try to carve jack-o'-lanterns every year.  This year, our two oldest children pretty much did their own.  It’s a fun tradition, although a little messy.  Taking pictures of them is somewhat hard, but a tripod, a long exposure, and some backlighting kind of help things out.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Mostar’s Old Bridge


Mostar’s old town, dominated by the famous Old Bridge, rebuilt after the war here in the 1990s.  We were lucky that our first visit to the town happened on a beautiful summer day like this, and we got to see people jump from the bridge and enjoyed lunch and some ice cream right down by the water.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Fall Leaves on Fire


I had to stop the car and take a picture when I saw the most incredible tree aflame in brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows of autumn.  This was a close-up view of some of those leaves, and although it’s an old picture of mine, it’s one of my personal favorites.

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Budva: Montenegrin Resort Town


Slow, steady waves lap at the rocky beach of the Montenegrin resort town of Budva at the end of a warm, sunny day in the spring.  The bell tower of the Church of St. John rises above the walls of the old town.
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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Bryggen in Bergen


Bryggen, the iconic old wharf of Norway’s town of Bergen as dusk comes to a close around 1:00 a.m., only a few minutes before the early light of sunrise will again light the area that was once Norway’s gateway to trade with the mainland of the European continent.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Riva

 
The Riva, the popular palm-lined promenade next to the marina in Split, Croatia.
 
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Monday, March 7, 2016

The Calm after the Storm

 
The clouds clear over Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, at dusk after a January snow storm.
 
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Snow Enshrouded in Fog

 
After the first significant snow of the winter, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, lies under a fresh blanket of snow enshrouded in the fast-approaching fog just after sunset.
 
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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Crossing the Danube at Night

 
Chain Bridge spans the Danube in downtown Budapest, Hungary, with the St. Stephen’s Basilica towering over the surrounding area in the background.
 
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