WPC – Anticipation – The Boy and the Dragon Egg

With anticipation the imagination hatches some wonderful things, like an embryonic dragon curled up inside the wrinkled dark shell of an exotic egg-shaped avocado, and guarded over momentarily by an eager young boy anticipating his new parental role. My own anticipation swelled as my visit to see the Dragon Boy came closer, and finally I…

Bistro

Miami by night takes on a very different character than Miami by day. As impressive as the Art Deco architecture of Miami’s South Beach is during the daylight hours, it dons a very different costume past the crepuscular hour and becomes a dizzying concoction of dancing neon lights and soft glows that entice the passerby to…

The Steady Sea

  Words due to their limited range of expression often create large colourful swirls in a steady sea, that when seen from high above look enticing and beautiful, but detract from the calmness, and the depth of the waters they swim within. The secret of the sea hidden in plain sight, its nature obscured and…

Señor Frog’s

Miami South Beach is famous for its very well preserved Art Deco buildings, and if like me you love the Art Deco style, then it’s a little treasure-trove of colourful architectural wonders. There was a real nautical feel about the architecture of that period, and more often than not you find buildings of this style hugging…

WPC – Relax #2

In the interest of keeping to the theme of this week’s challenge, here’s another not very relaxed but most beautiful of bugs caught between wing-beats. Incidentally I have been chasing the huge yellow and blue Tigertail butterflies all year in the hope of getting a good shot. They dance around in the air in very…

WPC – Relax

There is nothing relaxing about taking a picture of a bee alighting on a flower only to relax for the briefest of moments, if bees are able to relax at all. The relaxation of producing this kind of image only comes afterward when one can exhale and unfreeze all muscles, and then only once the…