Relax, Relax …

Today’s Friday Photo Challenge theme is "relax". I chose this picture of two young ladies relaxing in the Queen Anne district of Seattle, overlooking the bay (right) and the City (left). I took this picture in the twilight, the atmosphere was beautifully relaxing I found.  Yet, there is nothing as relaxing, in my eyes, as... Continue Reading →

Beached Whale

There she was on the landing beaches of Normandy, protected from the wind. Martin Parresque, her swimming costume barely concealing her genitalia. Into the bargain, it wasn’t that warm on that day. Ouistreham. August 2014.

Mont St Michel at Dusk (HDR)

Two different versions of the same view of St Michael’s mount with Sheep at Dusk. One of the pictures is focused on the skies and one on the sheep and the grass. I ended up keeping both as I couldn’t choose between the two. HDR was purely and simply the only way for me to... Continue Reading →

Landing Beaches (Sword Beach)

So beautiful and so peaceful now; imagine that beach on June 6th, 1944, some 70 years ago, with “an invasion fleet from eight different navies, comprising 6,939 vessels: 1,213 warships, 4,126 landing craft of various types, 736 ancillary craft, and 864 merchant vessels. There were 195,700 naval personnel involved”. Their sacrifice shall be remembered. Sword... Continue Reading →

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