My photo’s this week are inspired by the Philadelphia International Flower, which just opened its doors yesterday, on March 4. This year’s theme is Hawai’i: Islands of Aloha (feel free to browse my site for more info and photos) and the exhibits I have seen so far are absolutely amazing.
The two photos here are a part of one of the exhibits and I find it interesting how the distortion of flowers and other objects from their “natural” states had resulted in the creation of something new.
Walking through Rittenhouse Square, I noticed two police officers on horseback. It turns out that Philadelphia reinstated the Mounted Police Unit in 2011, after it was disbanded in 2004. I was a little surprised to see them at first, but … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge: ready
I recently brought home my first orchid. They’re such beautiful plants and I am looking forward to watching it grow. A few of the flowers had already bloomed, but there were two buds that were still closed. Over the past few days, I watched as one of them finally opened.
These photos represent the hope of beginning new life.
When I’m traveling, I love to take photos from the airplane, both during take off (if I’m not already sleeping) and landing. It’s always interesting to capture the view of cities and the countryside from above, since it’s not an angle that most of us get to see on a daily basis. The clouds and sky are also great subjects and no two photos will be the same.
These were taken as I flew from Philly to Detroit.