Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall

Share an image of a wall that reveals something about a place, people, or you.-The Daily Post

We look at walls every single day.  I actually forgot about this challenge until I saw this wall below at the theatres on Tuesday while waiting for my girl friends before Cinderella.

Overload of Insurgent posters at the theatre

Overload of Insurgent posters at the theatre

If I’ve never realized that Insurgent is coming out, I know now and its fully engraved in my mind (even if I’m not going to see it).

In a frantic panic to do this challenge (which is still last minute), I dug through my phone because I like to take pictures of weird things and I found this one:

Restaurant Wall (I think Casey's, can't be sure though)

Restaurant Wall (I think Casey’s, can’t be sure though)

It was during a random dinner with a friend.  I really think its at a Casey’s Restaurant but from my angle, it was a lot better than how this turned out.

As I flipped through my phone more, there was this cool walls full of records at the Musee Grevin, the wax museum in Montreal that I went to back in August or September.  You can see that post HERE if you missed it.

Musee Grevin

Musee Grevin

Moving back in the timeline was probably a repeat of this photo but I LOVE LOVE LOVE this shot.

Planetarium Montreal

Planetarium Montreal

Its this space tucked away before going for the Planetarium showing in this obscure spot but its actually the prettiest angle and symmetry and the lights and walls work perfectly together.

For the next two, we head backwards even more into 2012 when I went to Maine.

Portland

Portland, Maine, USA

Fort Knox

Fort Knox, Maine, USA

Actually, when I first saw this challenge, this last picture was the first one that came to my mind.  I saved the best for last, wouldn’t you say?

Which wall do you like best?

Happy Friday! 🙂

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

Everyone views things in different ways and for that, we frame them in different angles and include and exclude certain elements in our photos.

I chose a few for this challenge that I felt was unusual in its own way.

First off was this summer’s trip to Maine to the wonderful historical site of Fort Knox.  Walking inside the fort, you walk past holes that were perhaps for shooting or watching. I’m not much of a history person but I remember my boyfriend mentioning to me something about that.  The view looking out is always different but the wall framing the picture was my first initial though that it would focus on how a person on the inside would see the outside in a restricted manner.

POV inside Fort Knox

POV inside Fort Knox

POV inside Fort Knox

POV inside Fort Knox

Next, after work today as I was walking to the bus station, I walk these fountains every single day but today it dawned on me how it would be a nice POV if I framed my shot with the little fountains but making them the focus and even hiding the fake French metro sign in the background. Plus, I took this at a longer angle to alter what was in the shot.

POV through little fountains

POV through little fountains

Did you really think I’d left you off without a picture of food? We had an early celebration of Midautumn Festival as my mom will be going on vacation.  The life of the retired sure is awesome. I placed my phone on the table to take a picture of the dishes from that lower level instead of my usual above shot 🙂 By the way, thats barbecue pork!

POV of food at table level

POV of food at table level

This is a close up shot of my cat.  The focus is on her hind paws however, we see her head blurred in the background.  She has the most softest paws and smoothest fur ever.  Plus, she’s my number one model 😉

My cat!

My cat!

Here is my response to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV! Click HERE to get see other point of views 🙂

Day 5 Part 2: Scenic Drive Home!

After Fort Knox, we were on our way home!

Five days passed by like a flash and to me, I really hoped it wouldn’t end just yet but reality was waiting for us back in Montreal.

On our way back, we let the GPS take us back and it took us on the scenic route where there were some interesting towns and some very nice views. Of course, for the most part, I was in a moving car so I didn’t get a lot of pictures but when we did stop this is what we saw around us.

Lines of American flags!

Lines of American flags!

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Some pretty nice views, right? I have no idea where these places are exactly because this route was spontaneous but it was definitely worth it.

The trip ended off on a good note!

After a vacation, its always nice to sleep in my own bed! Home Sweet Home!

But you know me, my brain is planning my next getaway or trip somewhere already 😉

Happy Tuesday! 🙂

Day 5 Part 1: Fort Knox Historic Site!

Vacation time passes by so fast! I couldn’t believe that it was the last day of the trip when it came around.  Lets check out the recap of my last day in Maine!

Our first stop was Fort Knox Historic Site.  We had postponed that from our original plans on Day 3 but we wanted to really enjoy it especially since this was the part that my boyfriend was looking forward to.  After I almost turned him into a popsicle the day before because I wanted to see puffins, I felt it was reasonable to give him as many hours as he would like to wander around Fort Knox and fully experience it.

Fort Knox Historic Site

Welcome to Fort Knox!

Friendly advice here is that if you go, bring flashlights please.  Some of these tunnels are mega dark.  You will see soon enough.  First stop, we went to Battery A.

Fort Knox Historic Site

Fort Knox Historic Site

Battery A

We had to walk through the main Fort Entrance before getting to Battery B.

Fort Knox Historic Site

Fort Knox

Fox Knox Historic Site

View on the way to Battery B..Fog creeping in!

Fort Knox Historic Site

Looking from inside

Fort Knox Historic Site

Giant Cannon in Battery

Fort Knox Historic Site

Now that we’re done the Batteries, we went to the Fort Knox itself. All the tunnels and everything!

Fort Knox Historic Site

In the Fort Knox

Fort Knox Historic Site

In the dark tunnels

On the highest level of the Fort Knox, the view was amazing and it was pretty cool!

Fort Knox Historic Site

Top level of the Fort

Fort Knox Historic Site

The view around Fort Knox

Fort Knox Historic Site

View from Fort Knox

Before we left the Fort Knox and Maine, we needed to take our iconic thing to mark our trip! 🙂

Me and my boyfriend!

Me and my boyfriend!

Part 1 ends right here! There’s a part 2 to Day 5 as the drive home was pretty scenic.

Plus, my cold has pretty much decided for me that that I am about to pass on the keyboard. I draft these posts the night before.

Check back tomorrow morning for the final post on my vacation recap! 🙂

Have a great Monday!!