French Quarter in Square Format

March 1, 2012 at 4:41 pm (Louisiana, Photography) (, , , , )

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A fellow blogger Miguel Solorzano recently posted images of New Orleans, including the French Quarter, and that inspired me to round up my SquareS of French Quarter doorways I took in April 2006.  Now you may remember this was only months after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, but the French Quarter was mostly unscathed by the flooding.

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I find doorways and windows to be fascinating vignettes of a house.  Like human faces, they have a character all their own.  Few places have so many charming doorways in a particular neighborhood than does the French Quarter.  The colors are especially inviting and cheerful.

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Louisiana Fog – Springtime

February 15, 2012 at 4:21 am (Louisiana, Photography) ()

Azalea in Fog

I have a nice set of Louisiana fog images that deserved their own post.  Growing up in Louisiana, I don’t remember as much beauty as I have experienced as an adult visitor.  March and April are indeed the prettiest months, and the most comfortable.  See for yourself…  Read the rest of this entry »

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Louisiana Vignettes

February 14, 2012 at 7:40 am (Louisiana)

Evergreen Plantation, oak-shrouded lane

I have a stack of paper scraps with hastily scrawled notes, meant to help identify photographs.  Some of these notes are 24 years old!  Being home with a cold is a good time to sift through these memories, and to present vignettes of a state at its most beautiful in spring.  Read the rest of this entry »

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