Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Two Colors

Cee’s Fun Phogo Challenge this week is TWO COLORS where the challenge is only to have two colors in the image.  These are Kongo’s attempts.  Of course, there are always shades within every color.  This was indeed a fun challenge.  See more at Cee’s challenge website. Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Two Colors

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Dry

This week Ailsa’s Travel Theme is Dry.  Ailsa is evidently inundated with rain and longs for something dry.  She should come to San Diego.  Although we actually had some heavy mist this morning, the season has been very, very dry and there’s little snow in the Sierra’s so we’re going to see some more water rationing this year.  Anyway, Kongo frequently goes to very dry places such as Saguaro National Monument near Tucson, Arizona where he captured this rock that had a profile that reminded the little monkey of Nefertiti (who also lived in a dry area). See more dry … Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Dry

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour


Kongo caught the golden hour today at Mission San Xavier del Bac, an historic Jesuit mission located on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson.  This beautiful mission was founded in 1692 by Jesuit missionaries but they were kicked out by the King of Spain in 1767 and replaced by Franciscans who built the church with native labor and still serve the Indian community today.  As the sun set Kongo was able to get several Golden Hour photographs. Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour”