Making a New Friend in ...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams It’s been seventeen years since I first visited China and Xi’an was one of the stops. Western tourism was just in its infancy but since then, there has been an incredible transformation within this nation, as China races to embrace modernity....

Is It a Bird or Is It a...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern I thought I saw some birds in flight Flapping wings, heart-beating fast A tumultuous crowd darting and diving In crazy quilt patterns of rapid ascent.   Looping on high in a spied-on escape They soared with gay brio in the cloud streaked blue While the...

A Little Visit to Night...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams I stand in the darkening twilight before the towering South Gate, at one time the main entrance to the ancient City of Xi’an. My camera, mounted on my tripod stands by my side. I close my eyes, and try to imagine life here 700 years ago, in the height...

What Are Your Sources o...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Photographers get inspiration for their images from many different and different kinds of places. One of my friends finds it in the paintings og old world master; I get much the inspiration for many of my photographs from the movies. When I watched the...

Wordless Wednesday #21:...

Today’s Post by George Shubin Equipment:  Panasonic Lumix GX8 Lens: Lumix G Vario 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. Mega OIS Web Site:  45th Parallel Photography Instagram: 45thPhoto A reminder: If you would like to have one of your images featured on Wordless Wednesday, please contact us...

The Twelve Chairs

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of my favorite Mel Brooks movies is the 1970’s film The Twelve Chairs, starring Frank Langella, Ron Moody and Dom DeLuise and just a brief but hilarious appearance by Brooks himself. The screenplay was written by Brooks and was one of at least 18 film...