This week’s travel theme from Ailsa is BLOSSOMS so I’ve included a selection of flowering blooms from Kongo’s recent trip to Peru and Ecuador. Above, a flowering tree in the Galapagos Islands. Advertisements
Kongo got up close and personal with more than 10,000 butterflies at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park when he visited the Butterfly Jungle yesterday. They flit, flutter, float, flop, and fly about landing on everything including Kongo’s camera, his backpack, and even on his head! Above a Postman butterfly rests before looking for more nectar.
Ailsa’s travel theme this week is GARDENS. These images are a few of Kongo’s favorite garden shots. See more garden images at Ailsa’s travel theme site.
Kongo spent the morning in Balboa Park, one of his favorite spots, studying lines and curves. He’s come to appreciate how verticals add tension and horizontals soothe. Check out these images and see what you think. The image above has strong vertical lines from the palm trees contrasted against the horizontal angles of the building.
The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge today is PERSPECTIVE. The first photo shows the La Jolla shore yesterday afternoon with blooming flowers in the foreground and crashing waves against the rocks in the background. For the second photo I stood up and zoomed in on the rocks to catch the next wave to come crashing in and the effect makes it seems like the surf is much larger surf than it actually is. It’s all a matter of perspective. See more perspective images at the Weekly Photo Challenge.
This week, Ailsa’s Travel Theme is delicate. These gracefully decaying trumpet tree blooms in Balboa Park, San Diego seem to fit that description. See more delicate images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack.
Morning Glories marching across Kongo’s backyard fence. These invasive beauties are entwining themselves into the trumpet vine but the monkey just doesn’t have the heart to tell the gardener to take them out. Besides, they’d just keep coming back.