1,000 words, image ten

2 04 2012

(Tenth in a series of eventually 1,000 images).

It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words. What do you see here? Think of the saying “April _____ brings May flowers.”

These are drops of rain on a leaf. The monochromatic, high contrast scheme adds dimension to the drops; they almost appear to be moving away from the center of the leaf.





1,000 words, image eight

5 03 2012

(Eighth in a series of eventually 1,000 images).

A colorful windsock catches a brisk breeze. Did you know that March is National Kite Month?

Blowin' in the wind

 

In the United States, kite flying is generally a leisurely family pastime. One of the most famous kiting events in the nation takes place each spring in Washington, DC, the Blossom Kite Festival (formerly known as the Smithsonian Kite Festival).

Throughout Asia, kite flying can be a serious contest known as kite fighting, a sport in which opponents attempt to bring down the other’s kite through a variety of means.

 








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