Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Last week in response to Cee’s Black & White theme of sculpture I posted an image of some statuary from the Basilica San Marco. This week’s topic is glass and here is another image from a religious edifice, in this case the mind-bogglingly beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Glass

Shining through

You know those glass bricks¹ you can get to go in your bathroom? Well this is what can happen when you shine a light through one of them:

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¹ this is what I’m talking about:

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Glass

Weekly Photo Challenge: Careful

This glassblower on Murano knows that molten glass needs to be handled carefully, for aesthetic as well as safety reasons.

Careful

Weekly Photo Challenge: Careful

Bottle Bank

A bit of a stretch maybe, but there is definitely liquid in these bottles: wine from the St. Emilion area of Bordeaux.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge

Photography 101: Glass

No visit to Venice would be complete without a trip to to the island of Murano to see the glassblowers at work. This is how it all begins.

Glass