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Mr Fox and his Piglet Shoes.

Definition of the word “OddBall” : Something which is strange, eccentric, unusual, bizarre. I think a handsome fox, dressed as if he’s going to a wedding (complete with a red carnation in his buttonhole) and wearing  piglets’ heads with smiley faces on his feet would probably meet all the criteria Read more…

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An Old Red Door in Lisbon.

It’s been while since I posted on Norm’s Thursday Doors. Its not that I haven’t been photographing doors; far from it!  On my trips this year I’ve come back with hundreds of pictures to delight the door-lover in me.  I should have stockpiled enough to last me through winter when Read more…

iPhoneography….Experimental Processing.

iPhoneography….an Experiment. Throughout the hot summer we’ve been enjoying (until today!) I’ve not been carrying my cameras around.   I packed my smallish Fuji x100s for our Lisbon trip but even that seemed too heavy, and so the iPhone was my camera of choice. For iPhone images I always use the Read more…

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StreetLife 1: LISBON from a Tram

StreetLife in Lisbon as seen from a Tram. A new series starts here today on StreetLife. One very easy way to enjoy street photography is to bag a seat by an open window on one of Lisbon’s traditional wooden trams and snap away. This first one shows our tram driver: Read more…

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The Oddest of OddBalls on a Window Ledge

Mysterious figures spotted on Lisbon window ledge! These are a total mystery to me. I spotted them all lined up on an ordinary window ledge one hot afternoon in downtown Lisbon. If it hadn’t been such a hot afternoon and we hadn’t walked all the way down from the castle, Read more…

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