Tag: iPhone 4

Maxfield

Yesterday’s Quote of the Day and This Day in History posts both featured Maxfield Parrish, and they sparked some interest in a few of my readers. I dug this post out of the archives to shine a bit more light on this artistic legend.

Pick An “X”

This week Cee has challenged us to post a photo that has an “x” anywhere in the name or image. The photo below is a partial view of the Engineered Arch of the Golden Gate Bridge that spans Ft. Point. Joseph Strauss was ahead of his time when he drew up the plans for the…

CFFC Update

I have been chosen as one of the Featured Bloggers for my photo in the Bridges topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge last week. It is an honor and I congratulate the other Featured Bloggers who can be found by clicking here. Thank you, Cee. Ω

WPC: Landscape

For this week’s challenge, share a photo of a landscape: a wide establishing shot of a scene in nature or an urban setting. —WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge It was a beautiful December day on Mt Tamalpais when I took this photo of the San Francisco Bay Area.

GGG-Challenge

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G-g-g-guess what today’s subject is? That’s right, the Golden Gate Bridge.

Quiet Beauty Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Quiet Beauty
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 4 camera, Camera+ app, edited in Snapseed.

Tuesday’s Bonus: Click on the image below to see a documentary about the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge as told by men who were there. This film was made in 1962, 25 years after the bridge opened. It is a privilege to maintain their steel rainbow, a.k.a. “The Bridge That Couldn’t Be Built”.

Image courtesy of San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive

Image courtesy of San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive

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