Welcome to the 103rd round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge! My apologies for the delayed round up, as I’ve had a rather busy week.
Your views of the future have been amazing! I really enjoyed reading your posts and seeing some of the amazing photography. There was great variety, as well, ranging from looking at the possibilities of the future and things, to which we look forward, to deep thoughts and great trips that look like a lot of fun!
Thank you for a great set of posts!
Here’s a different look into the future….
Right in my home town of West Boylston, this railroad line provides a view that makes us wonder about what lies ahead….
The following were this week’s participants in the challenge with links to their posts:
Hammad starts things off this week with a wonderful post in The Blog of Hammad Rais, where we get a look into the future!
Xenia’s entry in whippetwisdom has faith in the future, which is understandable with those lovable whippets!
In pensivity101, we read about her plans for the future, in which she likely will not be rich, but definitely happy!
By Sarah‘s post provides a wonderful view of the future, as it’s maturing in barrels at the winery!
In a lovely post in Don’t Hold Your Breath, we’re looking at a future in Milan, which looks rather nice in May!
This week’s theme for the DailyPost Weekly Photo Challenge is Future, urging us to focus on the potential of things to come. I am planning to post several images throughout the week, with today’s image giving us the opportunity to examine multiple timelines.
If you have ever wondered about the continuity of timelines and whether or not time travel is possible, you can look into this scene and wonder even more… When I saw this collection of items from various times in history presented by this old power canal that used to enable the mills on its shores to operate, I was stunned!
It is almost, as if someone went to different times to collect items that they fancied seeing in their backyard. Time stands still here, as the airplane hangs in mid-air, waiting for the next tick and tock of the universal clock…
After capturing this image, I stepped through the portal very quietly and returned to the regular flow of time.
This image was shot with a Canon EOS 1D Mk III with an EF 24-105mm f/4L lens. Exposure settings were at f/11 with 1/30 second and ISO 320.
This week’s theme for the DailyPost Weekly Photo Challenge is Future, urging us to focus on the potential of things to come. I am planning to post several images throughout the week, with today’s image presenting a potential dichotomy…
As we look toward the next age, we envision the singularity, when machines become smarter than humans and are able to pass the Turing test. Slowly, cyborgs extend their help to humanity further and further, until they realize that the best way to help the long-term survival of the species is through cyborgs rather than carbon-based life-forms.
If they had just been smart enough to realize that they should have eliminated oxygen from their eco-system…
Their may be a story here, as rust shall sleep.
This image was shot with my iPhone 5S using the standard Camera app.
This week’s theme for the DailyPost Weekly Photo Challenge is Future, urging us to focus on the potential of things to come. I am planning to post several images throughout the week, with today’s image showing that part of the Future is here already.
The Falkirk Wheel is a marvel of modern engineering that truly opens our eyes to what is promises are held by the Future of science and engineering.
The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal, which have an elevation difference of 35 meters (appr. 115 feet). Prior to the construction of this marvel, ships were required to go through a system of 11 locks, which could take as much as a day to traverse.
The wheel raises boats by 24 meters, after which they still need to go through 2 locks for the remaining 11 meters. The lock operates on Archimedes’ principle, which states that the upward buoyant force on an object (i.e. boat) equals the mass of the water that is displaced. This means that when a boat enters the moving part of the lock, its mass plus the mass of the water is equal to the mass of the when the boat was not in the lock. In a nutshell both sides of the arm are always balanced.
The Falkirk Wheel is the only lock of its kind in the world; it opened in 2002.
This image was shot with my Canon EOS 5D Mk III with an EF 24-105 f/4L lens. The camera’s built-in HDR processing was used to get the look and feel in these images.