Freshly Pressed? Again? WordPress selected my post, Sunday Post: Sentimental Value, and featured it on the Freshly Pressed page today. I am honored by their choice and I extend my thanks to those involved in the process. I also want to thank Jake over at Sunday Post for the topic that inspired me to write about something that had sentimental value. Images have always…
“Entrance generally refers to the place of entering like a gate or door, or the permission to do so.” —Jake’s Sunday Post
Here is my entry to Jake’s challenge. Enjoy.
I took this photo in San Antonio with my Canon Powershot A620 camera and made edits in Snapseed.
Originally posted on an educator's re-education:
Dear Parent/Guardian, I am your child’s teacher. My role as educator extends far beyond the walls of my classroom. It is my profession, what I practice. I have chosen to devote the better part of what will be the years that make up my life to educating your…
I am taking the easy way out on this week’s challenge: A Day in My Life. Embedded below is a short video that was made by the Media Department of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. I have been an active member of the IBEW since 1968, and I am one of eight electricians at the…
“While the old fort [Fort Point] has no military value now, it remains nevertheless a fine example of the mason’s art. Many urged the razing of this venerable structure to make way for modern progress. In the writer’s view it should be preserved and restored as a national monument…” —Chief Engineer Joseph Strauss, in a 1937 memorandum to the Golden Gate Bridge’s Board of Directors
I took this photo at San Francisco’s Ft. Point. Cannons were originally aimed through these porthole windows, but now they are bricked-in and their metal shutters are a rusty reminder of days past and the power of nature.
Photo Notes: iPhone 5, Camera+ app, edits made in Snapseed.
“…This week is all about lines: vertical, horizontal, diagonal, crossing lines, etc.” —Cee’s photo challenge guidelines
Photo Notes: iPhone 5, Camera+ app, edits were made in Tangled FX and Snapseed
At 23:00 hours last night I finished my Swing shift at the Golden Gate Bridge and stayed over to be a witness as the last Toll Collector left her booth at Midnight. It was like waiting for an execution. Bridge Officials in a 1937 Packard paid the last cash toll under the watchful eyes of a…
Beauty is all around us:
Photo Notes: iPhone 5, Camera+ app, edits in Snapseed.
These engineering markers are all over the area surrounding the Golden Gate Bridge. I like to think of them as Easter Eggs when I stumble upon them. Enjoy.
I took this photo with my iPhone 5 and made edits in Snapseed.
Sentimental Value: The personal value of an object, place or pet derived from the personal memories associated with it.
—Jake’s Sunday Post