Tuesday Photo Challenge: Key

Frank’s challenge this week has the theme of key. Rather rarer than the locks or keyholes that they marry up with, but I did find this impressive set, which must once have belonged to the chatelaine, in an old house in the Dordogne which is now a museum.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Key

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Lock

This stall in the stables at Chateau de la Riviere, near Pompadour, was empty when I took this photograph. Was it a case of closing the stable door after the horse had bolted?

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Lock

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Overhead

Frank setting the theme of ‘overhead’ for the latest Tuesday Photo Challenge is very timely, as the weekend before last I went to the annual airshow (Estevol) near the town of Blond.

As usual, the show featured a large number of impressive kites, including this rather forbidding example:

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Overhead

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Rectangles

Detail from the roof of a contemporary building in the Manarat al Saadiyat cultural district of Abu Dhabi.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Rectangles

Looking down on the tourists

Frank’s theme for this week is ‘sculpture’. I certainly have no shortage of images to choose from to fit in with that, but I decided to go with this close-up from Barzaghi’s  1882 ‘Monument to Nicoló Tommaseo’, who looks down on the passing hordes with faint amusement from his plinth in Campo Santo Stefano in Venice. The detail is extraordinary.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Sculpture

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Wall

I can think pf quite a few people who would find the closeness of the walls in this old house in Perigueux rather unsettling.

Posted for the Tuesday Photo Challenge run by Frank at ‘Dutch Goes The Photo!’

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Wall

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Outdoors

Frank’s theme for this week’s Tuesday Photo Challenge is ‘Outdoors’.

In the broadest terms, I suppose that any image that wasn’t actually captured in an interior would qualify. However, in this shot – another from Sir Bani Yas island in Abu Dhabi – I’ve gone for more of a ‘great outdoors’ feel, which is certainly enhanced by the moon hanging over the landscape.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Outdoors