Archive for the ‘Weekly photo challege’ Category

Old Fashioned handcart for transporting cartons and other daily use items. Mong Kok street, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Our favorite chant in school was ‘Yellow,Yellow dirty fellow’ on seeing any child in yellow. But with time yellow/gold came to be associated with brightness and richness bringing cheer to the beholder.

The very epitome of ‘golden’ is Kinkakuji Temple or ‘Golden Pavilion’ in Kyoto. The top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf.

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan…..temple offerings
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China….Pots and pans…containing gastronomic delights

 

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Sausalito, California…..taffy temptations

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Hung Hum, Kowloon, Hong Kong….the daily catch

The quirky extras.

King Kong challenging the mighty Niagara……Niagara Falls, Toronto, Canada

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The Reclining Snow….Calgary, Canada

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Coldspring along Hudson, New York…….

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1….Wood
‘Playground of the Gods’ at Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area, Burnaby……Wood carvings atop Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area are a symbol of friendship between the Japanese and Canadians. The unassuming carvings meld with the scenic views of Downtown Vancouver and Vancouver Island.

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2. Juxtaposition
The vintage, Camel cart snorting at the new mechanical carts.

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I was going to give the Weekly Challenges a miss till I finished the writing projects on hand but then I could not resist. So here is my take on ‘Windows’, isolated and dark from the outside, letting your imagination linger on the possibilities behind the panes and curtains.
New York …Soho

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Macau…the other side of glamor

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Hong Kong……Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Vertical imagery.

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