Category Archives: Europe

Day Ten: “Architecture”


A view from the dome within the Reichstag Building in Berlin.

Day 9 – “Pop of Color”

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This is one of my favorite photos.  I captured the vibrant color of these tulips while visiting Keukenhof Gardens, located in the Netherlands; an easy day trip from Amsterdam.  Each year approximately seven million bulbs are planted.

Day 8 – “Treasure” Zoom In

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I captured some busy bees drinking in nature’s nectar during a visit to Eichstatt, Germany.

Developing Your Eye -Day 2 Street


Photo of a street within the ancient City of Perge, located in Southern Turkey.  Excavations in Perge began nearly seventy years ago.  What a treasure!

A Bird’s Eye View from the Swallow’s Nest

The Swallow’s Nest is one of the most visited and photographed sites on the Crimean Peninsula. Located in the extreme southern part of Ukraine and jutting out into the Black Sea, the castle is featured in the film version of Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians.  Many tourists visit the Swallow’s Nest from Yalta, a frequent port of call during Black Sea cruises.  Read the rest of this entry

Florence Masterpieces


Florence is one of my favorite cities in Italy.  During a recent visit, I finally got to visit the Uffizi Gallery.  The Gallery hosts a magnificent collection of Primitive and Renaissance paintings, including some universally acclaimed masterpieces of all time by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo. Read the rest of this entry

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