The camera recorded a distorted image on this night time shot and so I played with them a bit. I think what happened is interesting and resulted in neat photos.
This is a more accurate depiction of what I saw but isn’t as interesting as the distortions – to me.
Close up of the distorted image capture. It is interesting all the detail it puts in. They look almost like cells through a microscope.
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Colossal Statue of Amenhotep III Reinscribed by Merneptah, 1390–1353 B.C.. The statue is from Thebes, Luxor, in the Temple of Amun.
The Temple of Dendur, in the background, was built during the reign of Augustus Caesar in the Roman period.
The room in the Metropolitan museum is quite excellent with a huge window looking into Central Park.
See more photos of my visit to the Met. And more photos around NYC. And photos from my trip to Egypt.
Related: Statue of King Mankaure and His Queen (Egypt) – Egyptian Hieroglyphs at the Met in NYC
Absolutely wonderful setting next to a rice field. This in in Ubud on the road near Monkey Forest. A great place to stop for a meal.
Related: Curious Cat Travel Destinations – Indonesia – Grasshopper, Ubud, Bali – Chicken, Cashew and Pineapple Curry, Served in a Pineapple
Looking south into Glacier National park from the top of Bear’s Hump trail, Waterton International Peace Park. The view is incredible.
This photos is from a magical day during my visit to Glacier-Waterton National parks. I started with a great ranger led hike to Iceberg Lake (I kept waiting for good weather which we finally got). Then I drove up to Waterton International Peace Park in Canada. The scenery at several overlooks on that drive were amazing. I then hiked the Bear’s Hump trail and stayed at the Prince of Wales Hotel which was quite nice.
Related: my photos of Glacier National Park photos – Lake McDonald at Glacier National Park – Swiftcurrent Lake Trail, Glacier National Park
The winged genie is shown holding a conical fruit which has presumably been dipped into a bucket of pollen held in preparation for fertilizing the Tree of Life, an important symbol in Assyrian religious belief.
I took these photos at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The reliefs are from interior walls of the palace of Ashurnasirpal II who reigned from 883 to 859 BC. He was the first Assyrian king to use carved reliefs on the interior walls of a palace at the site of Kalhu (now called Nimrud).
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I took this photo on the Campuhan Ridge trail in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The hike was quite nice short (about 1 km, 2 km round trip) walk. The goes starts with some vistas of rice fields and nature. Then the trail goes into a village setting with quite a few artists galleries for the tourists. At the end of the trail there is a very nice restaurant with great views.
Related: Neon Green Bug – Bee on a Yellow Flower – Six-spotted Tiger Beetle