Dawn arrives at the Totem Pole and Yei bi Chei formations at Monument Valley in Arizona.
Arizona / Utah, USA
July 15th, 2008
Kofahl’s photography is pretty amazing; click the above link, and prepare to lose a couple of hours.
The Beginning of the End of Winter
is reed cutting time in our village. When anxious women keep their fisherman darlings away from the hungry sea you will find them out reed cutting. It’s a rural craft providing an income for the few fishermen who are left. The reed is used for fancy fencing and thatching. Some reed cutters travel as far as the Netherlands to thatch roofs – all at the beginning of the end of winter.
Zu Beginn des Winterendes wird in unserem Dorf Ried (oder Reet) geerntet. Dies ist die Zeit, wenn ängstliche Frauen ihre Fischer vom hungrigen Meer fernhalten und sie in die Marschen schicken, das Ried zu schneiden. Ried zu schneiden und verarbeiten bringt den wenig übergebliebenen Fischern ein willkommenes Einkommen. Das Ried wird für Zäune und für Dachbedeckungen benutzt. Einige Gruppen von Riedschneidern fahren bis in die Niederlande, um dort Häuser einzudecken.
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“San Diego In Abstract” is an art print I am featuring from my Cityscapes Gallery. The print was created using a Fauvism technique that creates abstract shapes and bold surreal colors. The Fauvism style dates back to around 1905 from Paris. It was known for impressionistic creations with non-naturalistic colors. I like the concept applied to a number of prints as it creates a very modern abstract look for a contemporary interior design.
The setting is some of the high-rise towers in downtown San Diego. The two most prominent buildings in this rendering are the Hyatt Towers. Atop the one tower is a bar with floor to ceiling windows overlooking San Diego Bay across to Coronado Island and clear out to Point Loma, the entrance to the bay from the Pacific Ocean. At the base of the towers is Seaport Village, a popular spot for tourist…
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A scenic view to the west from Coot lake in Boulder County, Colorado. The lake was like glass, making for great reflections of puffy clouds in the sky and fresh snow on the Rocky Mountains.
Colorado fine art nature landscape photography poster prints, decorative canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, corporate artwork, greeting cards and stock images by James Bo Insogna (C) – All Rights Reserved.
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