Random shots taken in Chinatown in September, 2014.
New York City, new camera, Shopping
New York City, new camera, Photo bombed
New York City, New camera, Souvenirs
Sometimes the photographer ends up in the shot…
New York City, New camera, Door Reflections
Posted in Street photography, United States Tagged ceramics, Chinatown, chinese characters, door, Dragon, Manhattan, New York, NYC, statue, street photography, streetscape, vendor
Like many of the entrants this week, I love to photograph doors, which say so much about a community, a culture, or the personality of the person living within.
Santa Catalina Convent, Arequipa, Peru.
These ancient wooden doors, within the much-restored
Monastery of Santa Catalina in Arequipa Peru, are somewhat overwhelmed by the red of the walls surrounding them. Taken in 2009, it is still my favourite door picture. I do love red.
WordPress’s Photo Challenge this week is on doors and you can see more entries
Posted in Peru, Scenic photography, Weekly Photo Challenge Tagged architcture, Arequipa, convent, door, English words, monastery, pelargonium, Peru, red, travel
A side door to what I believe is the residential part of the palace.
Here are a few of the details seen in and around the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Previous posts on the palace are
here and here.
A recessed door.
Mosaic – from shells?
I loved these airy paintings of birds and flowers around the base of one of the temple buildings.
So different from all the bright colours and gold in the rest of the complex.
Part of a mural.
Little Champlain Street
Quebec City is full of interesting details, from doorways and signs, to art and
Door to the restaurant: Le Lapin Saute
We did not go inside any of the buildings at the Summer Palace or climb Longevity Hill.
A closer look at the buildings on the hill.
Decoration inside the roof of an open-sided building near the lake.
Detail from the cross beams of a covered walkway around the edge of the lake.
Door detail. The Summer Palace is a Unesco World Heritage Site – so perhaps repairs are not permitted???
Even the phones are disguised.
Another amusing translation.
Next post: Better in black and white.
Posted in China, Gardens, Imperial history, Scenic, Street photography Tagged art, autumn, Beijing, China, chinese characters, Chinese emperors, door, English words, sculpture, sign