A cute place called Hermann, Mo

Tucked away in the Missouri River Valley, Hermann is a picture-book village filled with bed & breakfasts and wineries and where 19th-century brick buildings hug the sidewalk, as they do in Germany.IMG_1558IMG_1554
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Unsplash.com gives rookie photographers hope… part #2

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Here is another update on my recent discovery.

I recently found this amazing site for people to publish their photography. Once they are verified, they are available for download to anyone for free, like stock photos.  I posted one of my favorite pictures of the Golden Gate bridge Feb 1st and in 24 hours I’ve already gotten over 50 downloads of that photo.  I checked it two days later and was up to 102 downloads!! And as of today 459 downloads!!

Unsplash.com great for beginner photographers that want to get their name out there. Don’t worry, your photos have your name on them and so you have the rights or “credit” of the photos.

The above picture is a photo from Unsplash.com

Below is the picture I submitted on Feb 1st

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The Year in Pictures: Witnessing the world, from Alaska to Iraq | Al Jazeera America

In August, as thousands of refugees sat trapped on Mt. Sinjar in Kurdistan, AJAM assigned photographer Ayman Oghanna to chronicle the unfolding tragedy.
OTHER PROJECTS BY AYMAN OGHANNA:
Sebastian Liste spent time with Brazil’s pacification police in Rio’s Mare Favela in the weeks before the World Cup.
OTHER PROJECTS BY SEBASTIAN LISTE:

Katie Orlinsky traveled to a small Alaskan village to document big changes happening as ice slowly vanishes.
OTHER PROJECTS BY KATIE ORLINSKY:
 
In April, William Daniels documented the plight of some 23,000 Christians and Muslims trapped by the ongoing conflict in Central African Republic.
OTHER PROJECTS BY WILLIAM DANIELS:

 

For Full Article, Please visit Link below:

The Year in Pictures: Witnessing the world, from Alaska to Iraq | Al Jazeera America.

I left my heart in San Francisco #5

This is my #5 post of my January trip to San Francisco. The images below are exactly why I love SF.  An eclectic city, that I dream one day I might live. ( I dream….)  These images are the most unusual ones I found while there.

From SF having a store ONLY for Left handed people…..

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To a Mechanical Museum of Coin operated games from the 1800’s. So their type of “video games”. I saw this one and had to try it!  It was so silly.  God I’m glad I was born a hundred and 80 years later!

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Some butts at the beach….

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A lighthouse in the middle of the park….

 

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X-rated Fortune Cookies in Chinatown!

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I left my heart in San Francisco #4

This is my #4 post of my January trip to San Francisco. The images below are exactly why I love SF.  An eclectic city, one minute your looking towards the ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge (and maybe some butts on the wall too), and then the next thing you know, you’re in Golden Gate Park and see trees that are so tall you think your in the rain forest.  Then you look turn around and there’s a light house….? I heart San Francisco.

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Unsplash.com gives rookie photographers hope…

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Here is another update on my recent discoverly.

I recently found this amazing site for people to publish their photography. Once they are verified, they are available for download to anyone for free, like stock photos.  I posted one of my favorite pictures of the Golden Gate bridge Feb 1st and in 24 hours I’ve already gotten over 50 downloads of that photo.  I just checked it again today and I’m now up to 102 downloads!!

It’s great for beginner photographers that want to get their name out there. Don’t worry, your photos have your name on them and so you have the rights or “credit” of the photos.

visit Unsplash.com

The above picture is a photo from Unsplash.com

I left my heart in San Francisco #3

Part 3 of my images I was able to capture while visiting San Francisco in January. Welcome to Chinatown!

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The fortune cookies were actually not the “X-rated” I was expecting. They were basically the chinese version of being naughty and then translated into English so some of them didn’t even make sense.

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