Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

“Juxtaposition: the act of placing things side by side, especially for the purpose of comparison or contrast…”

My entry this week compares a juxtaposition of the concept of Gratitude—the gratitude that we, as a nation, have for the men and women in our Armed Forces and the gratitude that they have for one another.

The Juxtaposition of Gratitude © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

The Juxtaposition of Gratitude
© Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, shot with Camera+ app, edited in Snapseed.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

Broken Hearts and Broken Promises

It was just here and not that long ago, either. A winding brick walkway, big as could be, dark orange and meandering off into the horizon. The names were what got to me the most; personalized bricks—inscribed with names, dates, messages and logos—priced to sell, whatever you could afford to spend. “When you left us…

A Silver Sliver

This is for Ailsa’s challenge this week.

Silver © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Silver
© Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, shot with 645 Pro app, edited in Snapseed.

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Thought For Today

“Hurt people, hurt people.”
—Unknown

Continuing with today’s baseball theme (thanks for starting us off, Bill) is this gentle reminder for the upcoming Rite of Little League Baseball. One could take this message to heart and apply it to the Big Picture of Life, or not—just sayin’.

Give'em a Break Photo Credit: Unknown

Give’em a Break
Photo Credit: Unknown

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You can now view the missing video from my post, Guardian of the Golden Gate, on Vimeo.

iPhoneography App Review

I have followed David Pasilla’s blog, iPhone Photographer, for the past year and just before last Christmas David generously offered to ‘gift’, to 10 followers, a photography app of their choice from a list in his post. I happened to be one of the lucky ones and selected the 645 Pro Mark II app. This post…

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