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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

November 4, 2012

I recently started following The Daily Post at WordPress.com and I thought I’d give this week’s photo challenge a try: “Share a photo that means GEOMETRY to you.” Luckily, for me, beginners are invited. It gets better: “Everyone is welcome to participate, even if your blog isn’t about photography.” What a friendly challenge for an Amiable Amiable person like myself. Deal me in!

But, indecisive person that I am – or consummate rule breaker – it was impossible to pick just one photo. Plus, it was fun! I got to revisit adventures from the past year in the process, pausing to recall Big Happy Memories as I looked at my photos.

If you want to see the degree to which I’m a photography beginner, check out the work of the challenge’s guest host, Quintin Lake of Quintin Lake Architectural Photography.

Detail from deck chair aboard Cape May-Lewes Ferry (New Jersey/Delaware).

Fixture from the same ferry.

Atlantic City’s Revel casino.

Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia.

Bridge from Branson, Missouri road trip.

National Cathedral, Washington, DC.

National Cathedral, Washington, DC.

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  1. November 4, 2012 9:41 AM

    Stunning pictures. Each picture is so perfect for theme. I loved this post. Very creative!

    • November 4, 2012 10:18 AM

      Really?! Thank you, Arindam! I wasn’t sure I was “getting it.” Thank you, too, for visiting and commenting. I’m looking forward to following your blog.

  2. islandwilson permalink
    November 4, 2012 10:32 AM

    Did you win?

    • November 4, 2012 11:01 AM

      It depends. When someone says “She’s a real winner,” is that a good thing or a bad thing?

  3. November 4, 2012 11:52 AM

    I find the symmetry and geometry in nature esp flowers astonishing.

  4. November 4, 2012 1:41 PM

    Brilliant selection of photos AA! I’m glad you’re taking part in the photo challenge – I started doing them a couple of months ago and find its lots of fun to challenge my artistic half.

    • November 4, 2012 5:17 PM

      Thank you, Rosie! It is a lot of fun – a little something different to do from the usual blogging. I like the artistic “angle” too.

  5. November 5, 2012 8:51 AM

    I swear to God, these images are STUNNING! I’m not a photographer, but anyone with a hoot of sense could see what you have going on here. Remarkable! ANd thanks SO much for visiting my blog. Can’t wait to follow you!!!
    Hugs,
    Kathy

    • November 5, 2012 8:55 AM

      With a stellar comment like that, I wish I’d been introduced to you years ago, Kathy! ;) Thank you very much for the kind words and for visiting. I would be humbled and flattered to have you as a follower – grazie mille!

  6. November 5, 2012 9:33 AM

    Very good, AA, I particularly like the third down from the top. (That was a bit overclarified, I think, as I don’t see how there’d be a third up from the top…!)

    I find thinking geometrically re-photography very difficult. Can do it artwise, but I’m so tapped in to the curves of nature that… you did well but I doubt I’d be able to!

    • November 5, 2012 10:34 AM

      Oh, I know you’d do very well, Val! Hope you’re doing well; looking forward to your blog being up and running when the time is right. I bet you’re creating some wonderful artwork in the meantime.

  7. November 5, 2012 10:51 PM

    Math is everywhere … and, on your blog, it’s never looked lovelier.

    • November 6, 2012 12:19 AM

      You are too kind, Judy! Honestly, math was my worst subject and I still count on my fingers (and toes). Receiving a nice comment about something I’ve done related to math just doesn’t add up.

  8. November 8, 2012 11:10 AM

    Isn’t the National Cathedral amazing? Intricate detail all over the place.

    I looked at that other website, AA, and I think your pictures are just as good. I really do.

    • November 8, 2012 11:34 AM

      Yes, it is, Charles. We did a “Behind the Scenes” tour, and that was just as amazing. The price for the tour, too: $15 each (just slightly more than the “general admission”). That was the most amazing part. Wait, nope. Actually, the parking charge, $16, was truly amazing. All in all, $46 to visit a church. I hope the churches are cheaper when we finally get to Italy!

      Thanks for the extremely nice comment about the photos.

  9. November 11, 2012 6:16 AM

    An exciting series of amazing shapes and forms. I think beginner or professional it’s how we see and appreciate things that matter just like in your photos. It shows an eye that sees things most people don’t. Great job.

    • November 13, 2012 3:08 PM

      You are too kind, island traveler. Thank you very much for visiting and such a nice comment.

  10. November 12, 2012 11:31 AM

    Very geometric photos, indeed! I love the light fixture on the ferry.

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