Category: Photography




Wall decoration in the Sedlec Ossuary, a small Roman Catholic chapel located outside of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic. Real bones have been used to furnish and decorate the chapel. October 2010.

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The bronze Kamakura Great Buddha, also known as Daibutsu, is thought to have been cast in 1252 A.D. Kamakura, Japan. It is 13.35 meters tall and weighs roughly 93 tons. August 2008.




Chairs set up in Saint Peter’s Square for an outside service. Vatican City, Italy. October 2010.




A couple pauses to examine ancient art at the Louvre. Paris, France. October 2010.




Sainte-Chapelle is a Gothic chapel in Paris, France, located near Notre Dame. It features breath taking stained glass windows. During our visit the windows at the front were undergoing restoration. October 2010.




The Sedlec Ossuary is located just outside of Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic. It may contain the skeletons of as many as 70,000 people arranged as decorations in the chapel. October 2010.

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My husband and I have just returned from a two-week trip to Paris, Prague, and Rome. He took this photo of me using my Nikon D700 overlooking the Gardens of Versailles. France, October 2010.




I was still living in Santa Barbara, CA, next to the 101 freeway when this was taken. I was experimenting with the bulb setting on my film camera, which meant I pointed the lens at a cactus in the dark and held the shutter open for about 30 seconds or until I got bored. This would’ve been around 2002.




I’m in the mood for something broken. Here’s a shot of some busted windows at the former site of Rainier Cold Storage and Ice Stock House in Georgetown. February 2008.