WPC: Harmony

…harmony also has a meaning outside of the world of music: ‘the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole.’ I look forward to seeing harmony — a photo that is, or makes you feel harmonious — through your eyes.” —WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

They may look like musical notes, but this is a photo of the staggered-start lane markers on a running track.

I used the John S lens and BlacKeys Supergrain film combination in the Hipstamatic app to take this photo.



  23 comments for “WPC: Harmony

  1. March 9, 2016 at 5:32 PM

    Well done, perfect harmony.


  2. Sue
    March 6, 2016 at 12:05 AM

    I like it! Shapes, leading lines, negative space…all presented as a harmonious whole..


  3. March 5, 2016 at 6:26 PM

    What a great idea. The staggered arrows grow toward the viewer. The leading lines and overall movement forward while pulling us back to the vanishing point is a very creative use of space.


  4. March 5, 2016 at 6:38 AM

    Allan, I love this response (and I did know what those were, being a sprinter at various times in my life.) Your choice is creative and beautifully presented.



    • March 6, 2016 at 5:53 AM

      thanks, Janet. This is one of those “composition” tracks at a local high school. It is like walking on a cloud compared to the asphalt tracks of my youth, and much nicer than the old cinder tracks.

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      • March 6, 2016 at 5:59 AM

        Ahh, yes, cinders. I remember those, but not necessarily fondly.


      • March 6, 2016 at 6:27 AM

        Low Hurdles?


      • March 6, 2016 at 6:33 AM

        50, 100, low hurdles at one point, long jump, and I’ve done the 200. Anything more than that is distance to me. 🙂 And the distances were yards, not meters, when I started!


      • March 6, 2016 at 7:05 AM

        Better than measuring in cubits…


      • March 6, 2016 at 7:12 AM

        Ha, ha! You’re right there, Allan. Never thought of that one. That would make me old!


      • March 7, 2016 at 6:05 AM

        Let’s go with “experienced” rather than old.


      • March 7, 2016 at 6:29 AM

        Sounds good to me!


  5. March 4, 2016 at 11:30 PM

    Ah ha WPC finally showed up
    Love the balance between lanes and shapes Makes me think of the golden mean


  6. March 4, 2016 at 10:01 PM


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