Francine In Retirement
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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: LOST IN THE DETAILS

March 2, 2013

FACE OF MAN Look close at the face of this man in the mural.  What do you see lost in the details? ALL THE LITTLE PEOPLE WHERE DO THEY ALL COME FROM? A few years ago I started noticing all the wonderful wall murals located in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  I soon realized that each […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: UNIQUE

February 2, 2013

HEAD TATTOO I have seen tattoo’s on different parts of a persons body, but never have I seen one designed all over someones head.   It was such a unique encounter that I asked permission to photograph this man’s head as seen through the lens of my camera.   Do you find it unique as […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MY 2012 IN PICTURES

December 28, 2012

2012 – A YEAR IN REVIEW (click on photo to enter slideshow) I had such a remarkable year in 2012 it was hard to choose from the many photos I took.  I hope you enjoyed the ones I selected. See other 2012 photo challenges entries from The Daily Post at WordPress.com here. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE […]

STORY CHALLENGE: LETTER G

August 14, 2012

GRAFFITI INSIDE CARRIE FURNACE When I was growing up, Pittsburgh was a great steel town.  The steel mills could be found all along the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh’s South Side to Homestead, Rankin and Braddock, small steel mill towns outside of the city limits. Iron and steel were our main industries for nearly a century […]

LIFE IN THE INNER CITY

February 24, 2012

PHOTO FRIDAY:  INNER CITY Here is my interruption of Photo Friday’s theme Inner City.  I choose a number of photos taken over a period of two years to show a view of life inside the inner city.  You can find other interruptions located here:  http://www.photofriday.com/archives/challenge/001164.php  I hope you see that each photo tells a story […]

WHAT A COLORFUL WORLD!

February 19, 2012

WHAT A COLORFUL WORLD I think if we lived in a world only of black and white we would miss the excitement color brings to our lives.  Color can influence our emotions, our actions and how we respond to various people, things and ideas.  Here are some of the meanings of color: Red symbolizes: action, […]

GRAFFITI ART

February 14, 2012

What is graffiti?  It is writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place. Here are some graffiti art I photographed in and around Pittsburgh.  Some were taken at a closed down steel mill, known as the Carrie Furnace.  Others on the walls of local buildings. Part […]

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