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Cartoon gate

I got fed up with the gate looking like the backdrop for a cheap Gothic novel and decided to brighten things up a bit. It went surprisingly quickly, just thirty minutes to make it look a bit more like weathered limestone, then 10 minutes to tone it down, and another 45 to get it back to how it was in the first place. 226 more words

1:55 Scale

Phillip Medhurst presents Dalziels Bible Gallery wood-engraving 55/69 Samson Carrying the Gates

From a design by Frederic, Lord Leighton (British 1830-1896) in “Dalziel’s Bible Gallery” – 69 wood-engraved illustrations of subjects from the Old Testament after various artists. 22 more words

Bible

North City Gate

Zhengding ancient city was once surrounded by two layers of walls – the inner and outer walls. While these have mostly been destroyed (most significantly during the Japanese occupation) some traces of the original structures do remain. 144 more words

Travel

Orientation

The challenge for Thursday’s Special this week was to look at the same scene in landscape and portrait orientation.

This is a pedestrian path leading to the city gate of Qufu, Shandong Province, China. 127 more words

Snapshots From A Happy Life

Gengenbach City Gate

@ Gengenbach, Germany

November 2016

The city gate for the German town of Gengenbach.   Sony RX-100, processed with Aperture.

Travel

Nanjing - Zhonghua Gate

At over 600 years old, this gate is a pretty impressive sight. It is actually a series of four gates which formed the main route through the Ming dynasty city wall Рthis set-up providing greater protection from enemies. 144 more words

Travel

Suzhou - Ancient City Gate

Like many ancient Chinese cities, Suzhou was once surrounded by a city wall. Sadly most of it has since been destroyed, however there are a few odd gates remaining around the city. 158 more words

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