Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 84

Progress can be good!

Welcome to the 84th round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge!  It was great to see how you thought about Progress in all of your posts!

It appears that progress is welcomed by most of you, although you may be selective about the types of progress you support. Many of your posts looked back and found areas where progress is a bonus, such as indoor plumbing. Many views were nostalgic, which I can definitely relate to 🙂 It was a true joy to read your posts!!

Thank you all for your wonderful effort in putting these posts together!

Here’s another item that was run over by progress…

Photographic Recall

As I was walking through Atlanta, in search of an office supply store, I encountered this shuttered store; a reminder that much progress has been made in photography, as 1 hr. color film developing is not fast enough in this day and age.

The following were this week’s participants in the challenge with links to their posts:

  • Sarah kicked things off this week, by reminding us of progress that we do not want in an outstanding post in By Sarah!
  • In Land of Images, we see the changes that have taken place on poles and pylons to going underground.
  • This week, pensivity101 tells us about the pros and cons of progress: indoor plumbing is good, which doesn’t hold true for all technology changes!
  • Nicole gives us an agricultural view of progress in her post in Une Photo, Un Poeme, which highlights the combine harvester!
  • Gwenny went to a trip into past in her post in Field Notes from over the Hill! The historic house reminds us that indoor plumbins is a good thing!
  • Xenia’s post in whippetwisdom shows us the progress of the seasons, and the wonderful progress that her whippets make in their walks!
  • In iball round the world, we make progress, as we’re halfway across the Atlantic Ocean on our wy to Spain!
  • In his post in In My Mind’s Eye, Ed documents progress in the wonderful restorations that he captured.
  • In Folly’s Photoworld vol. 2, Petra brings back some of the classic VW buses and their interesting configurations!
  • In another great post in Photo Roberts Blog, Robert shows the progress of urban renewal under way!
  • In her post in Mara’s Artistry, Mara visited Berlin and reminds us of the importance of learning from our shared history, lest we repeat the mistakes of the past.
  • Candace’s post in her blog Netdancer’s Musings shows the progress that has been made in photography and videography.
  • This week’s entry in theonlyD800inthehameau brings us a wonderful photo that highlights the progress in argricultural power sources!
  • In The Nomadic Architect‘s post, we are reminded of a simpler time, when communication was not yet electronic…
  • Bushboy also remindes us of a time when we wrote letters in Bushboy’s World, which disappeared in postboxes to magically arrive at their desitination!
  • This week’s entry from Black Body treats us to progress in the view of a monochromatic white rose.
  • In a Day in the Life, we see progress over the years, as the flower girl becomes the bride! Great post!
  • Bullyboy looks at progress in multiple directions in Travel387; both horizontal and vertical progress are featured!
  • Debbie’s post in ForgivingConnects takes aim at making progress through letting go of those serious aspects in life that can hinder our forgiving ourselves.
  • In Doar Nicole, we get to see beautiful images of flowers’ progress through the transformations that they undergo. Wonderful post!
  • In Wind Kisses‘ post, we get a trip to the Tonto National Monument, which gives us a view of how living style has progressed across the ages.
  • In Leaking Ink, we get a wonderful set of images that give a view of progress, sometimes at a snail’s pace, and how it starts with the first step!
  • Susan has a very interesting view of progress in Musin’ with Susan, as she has adopted a personal robot…
  • Khürt finds some really excellent progress in his post in Island in the Net; he speaks of the Mango Shape of Haze to Come!
  • In Poetry in Pictures, we get a wonderful view of the progressive waves, as they come in during the day.

Hope that you enjoy these posts!

Author: jansenphoto

A Fresh Perspective Photography is more than just a vehicle for capturing the world around me; it provides me with a palette and a set of brushes, with which I paint not only what I see, but also look to express the emotions that are evoked by the scene in front of me in that moment. Growing up in the Netherlands exposed me to a wide cross-section of visual arts that laid the foundation of my photographic view of all that surrounds me. Early influences were the Dutch Masters of the 17th century, to whom I was introduced by my grandfather during museum explorations; favorites among them are the scenes of quotidian life depicted by Jan Steen and Frans Hals and the vivid landscapes of Jacob van Ruisdael. My classical high school education was supplemented by the Boijmans Van Beuningen museum, where I spent many a lunch hour exploring its great collection. Here I was introduced to surrealism with a particular love for the approach taken by Salvador Dali; Dali also rekindled my appreciation for the work of Hieronymus Bosch, who often showed the folly of us mortals. Universal Connections My approach to any photographic subject is to look for understanding first; in this I look to establish either a connection between the viewer and the subject or capture the connection of the subject with its surroundings. The captured image then aims to portray this connection from a perspective that is part of my personal interpretation. This interpretation is often a form of externalized introspection, which may alternately display the connection of isolated beings and items with their environment or highlight the whimsy of the profound world, in which we find ourselves. The universe is full of connections, many of which are waiting to be discovered; part of my journey as a photographer is to document these connections. Any assignment, be it an event, a product shoot or a portrait session is always approached through communication with the client; this is where the first connection is established. Ideas are exchanged and a collaborative plan of action forms, ultimately resulting in a set of images that aim to exceed the expectations of each client. And, lest we forget, it is important to have fun while practicing the serious business of photography!

10 thoughts on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 84”

  1. Loved the round up Frank. Thank you for sharing all the participants work. Such a range of interesting and unique photos! What a talented community of Tuesday Photo Challengers! 😃

  2. Yes, agreed. Nice progress everyone. As always I love the round up. Today I especially I loved the legos to the building scenario by Leaking Ink. Such a lesson in understanding the importance of child’s play.

  3. Frank this is a lovely set of posts! I really enjoyed reading them, and again the different perspectives on the focus is brilliant. Sending you blessings. 🙂 🙂 Looking forward to tomorrow’s new one. Debbie

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