Mini Challenge 247 - Windows

grandmaRgrandmaR Major grinsPosts: 1,536Registered Users Major grins
edited May 16, 2017 in The Dgrin Challenges

Windows - I'm always taking photos of architectural details - Windows are a nice detail to photograph - small enough that you don't have to worry too much about perspective. The photo can be of the window, taken through the window from inside or from outside. But I prefer it to be of the window.

This mini-challenge will run until June 6th, 2017. Noon EDT (Eastern Daylight Time of the USA

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I posted this once and it disappeared. So I will try again - I'll add the examples later

A few examples:

A church in my home town which was built by making cement blocks on site - 14 different styles

Bullseye glass in Cornwall

Tudor Hall - 18th century brick building in my home town.

Edam

An attic window in Plymouth N.C.

An architecture display (types of architecture) in St. Croix USVI

Bermuda

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  • JAGJAG Photomaniac Wasilla, AKPosts: 4,375Super Moderators moderator

    1 Key West Florida hotel

    2 Suzanne Neville downtown London, England

    3 Castillo de San Cristobal, San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • CavalierCavalier Life is a Bokeh Foresthill, CaliforniaPosts: 1,513Registered Users Major grins
    edited May 17, 2017
    1. The Pflug Mansion in northeast Washington, abandoned since 1921. Windows in the front seem to be still square.

    1. Windows of the Coquille River Lighthouse, Oregon

    3, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church - Chinese Camp, Ca. View from the interior through one of the windows to the graveyard next to the church.

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,536Registered Users Major grins

    Oh - I forgot about shop windows - good one.

    Love the seagull on the lighthouse chimney

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  • SunnyCloudSunnyCloud IrelandPosts: 1Registered Users Beginner grinner
    > @grandmaR said:
    > Oh - I forgot about shop windows - good one.
    >
    > Love the seagull on the lighthouse chimney

    ...just a seagull? So pity! :)
  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,511Registered Users Major grins

    Good theme, GrandmaR! Here are my entries:

    1) Double window view - Macy's on O'Farrell in San Francisco

    2) 15th century view (Jacques Coeur house, Bourges, France)

    3) Not very inviting (Treviso, Italy)

  • pegellipegelli Major grins BelgiumPosts: 2,322Registered Users Major grins

    Great theme Grandma, but for me another problem "what to choose from". I have too many door and window pictures :/
    So I decided to limit the selection to shots taken in 2017 (still too many choices, but so be it)

    Here's my entries:

    Radio Kootwijk

    Old and new

    Buddha

    Pieter, aka pegelli
    My SmugMug
  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,511Registered Users Major grins

    @pegelli : Pieter, I especially like that first shot of yours!

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,536Registered Users Major grins

    Better to have too many choices rather than too few!!

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  • TasmanianTasmanian Quebec, CanadaPosts: 74Registered Users Big grins

  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,511Registered Users Major grins

    Hmmm, isn't that the cupola from Galeries Lafayette in Paris? Would that be considered a window?

  • grandmaRgrandmaR Major grins Posts: 1,536Registered Users Major grins

    I was thinking about whether to include
    I

    which is the dome of the old Florida capitol in Tallhassee), but decided I had enough examples. So anything that someone wants to include as a window can be submitted. Whether I pick it as a winner is another question entirely.

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  • FujijitsuFujijitsu Bangkok Posts: 8Registered Users Big grins

  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 1,511Registered Users Major grins
    edited May 23, 2017

    There must be more of us out there with window shots! It would be great to see more entries.

    I have a feeling that the mini-challenges get forgotten because of the (dumb) layout of the forum under Vanilla.

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