A Word A Week: Figure


Photo: Sculpture by Brazilian baroque artist Antonio Francisco Lisboa (known as Aleijadinho). This is one of the Twelve Prophets at the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos at Congonhas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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A Word A Week Photography Challenge: Undulate (wavey/ripple)

A Word a Week Challenge this week is Undulate (wavy/ripple). I love all things undulate, and for this challenge I chose to feature undulating water, sand and architecture.

A Word A Week Challenge: Yellow

A word a week challenge this week is “Yellow.” But the question is, what would happen to blue if everybody preferred yellow? 🙂

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge: Wind

On a late afternoon last September, as I strolled along the Boardwalk in Venice Beach looking for interesting stuff to photograph, strong Santa Ana winds started howling through the area, creating havoc on the boardwalk. Stalls and merchandise went flying around, sand quickly covered the sidewalk, sea birds flew away from the shore, and folks decided it was time to call it a day. I managed to snap these photos before things got out of hand.DSC_0408


For more on this week’s Word A Week Challenge go to: http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/12/16/a-word-a-week-photograph-challenge-wind/

A Word A Week Photo Challenge: Track

“If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain’t enough!” 🙂            (Shell Silverstein)


Tracks to gold mine, Ouro Preto, Brazil.


Subway tracks. New York City, USA.


Tire tracks, Pacific Coast Highway, California, USA.


Tire tracks, Santa Monica, California.

See more tracks on: http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/12/10/a-word-a-week-photograph-challenge-track/

A Word A Week Photo Challenge: High

High up in the mountains of Southeast Brazil lies Ouro Preto, a former colonial mining town and UNESCO World Heritage Site for its outstanding Baroque architecture. Here are some views of Ouro Preto, looking up and down the high hills and mountains around it.

For more on this challenge: http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/11/25/a-word-a-week-photograph-challenge-high/

A Word A Week Challenge: Lines

“A line is a dot that went for a walk.” (Paul Klee)


Partial view of mural in Venice Beach, CA.


Work of Brazilian artist entitled “Topography” (I own it)


Partial view of large painting by Brazilian artist. I own it.

This post is part of A Word A Week Challenge: http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/a-word-a-week-challenge-lines/

A Word A Week Challenge: Pose


For more “poses” go to: http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/a-word-a-week-challenge-pose/

A Word a Week Challenge: Behind

Lao Tzu said: “To lead the people, walk behind them.” And so I did… and snapped a few photos while at it… 😉

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