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Love Park Fountain

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The fountain in the middle of Philadelphia's LOVE Park (officially JFK Plaza) is often dyed garish colors.  Today it is green.

LOVE

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Its proper name is JFK Plaza, but everyone calls this place LOVE Park on account of Robert Indiana's iconic sculpture.  The City often dyes the fountain in garish colors, I like green the best.

Winged Bull

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The University of Chicago's Oriental Institute has a splendid collection of near Eastern antiquities, and is showing many of them to advantage in<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/assyrian-winged-bull">...(more)</a>

Persian Treasures

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A room full of wonderful Persian artifacts at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute Museum.  Most were excavated at Persepoli<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/persian-room-oriental-institute">...(more)</a>

Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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There are grand Rockefeller "chapels" at many American universities.  This one, which is more on the scale of a cathedral, belongs to the Universtiy of Chicago.7 shots with Samyang 8mm/2.8 on Sony NEX-5N, hand-held.

Jordan Pond

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The view from the South end of Jordan Pond is one of the finest in Acadia National Park.  On the left, Penobscot and Sargent Mountains, Pemetic on the right, and at the far end the North and South Bubbles.

Granite Quarry, Vinalhaven

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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100 years ago Vinalhaven, Maine, was an important source of architectural granite, which was cut and carved on the island and shipped worldw<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/granite-quarry-vinalhaven">...(more)</a>

John Carver Cemetery

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Many of the island's notables are buried in this cemetery, overlooking Carver Pond near the village of Vinalhaven.  Most of the stones are of the locally quarried granite.

East Shore Somes Sound

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Somes Sound nearly bisects Mount Desert Island, Maine.  It is often called the only fjord in the United States, though some geographers say it is<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/somes-sound-east-usa">...(more)</a>

Great Head in Light Fog

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Great Head, near Bar Harbor, Maine, offers some of the nicest rocks-and-sea views in Acadia National Park.  The day I visitied it with my camera <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/great-head-mt-desert">...(more)</a>

Cadillac Summit

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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At just over 1500 feet, Cadillac is the highest of many mountains on Mount Desert Island.  Its summit is a very popular spot for vistiors <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/cadillac-summit-mountdesert">...(more)</a>

Wonder Land

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The southwest corner of Mount Desert Island slopes gently into the sea.  At the Wonderland area of Acadia National Park, low tide exposes huge slabs of barnacle-studded pink granite dotted with tide pools.

Newport Cove from Great Head

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Great Head has some of the highest cliffs on the coast of Mt. Desert Island.  This is the first cliff top view you come to on the trail up from Sand Beach in Newport Cove.

Clotheslines

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Laundry hanging behind my house.  A test of a new Samyang 8mm/2.8 lens for Sony NEX-5n.  6 shots + nadir, stitched from camera jpegs, equirectangular 65Mpixels (11,400 x 5700). 

Bright Rocks

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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An early morning view near Short Point on Hull Cove, Jamestown, Rhode Island.Samyang 7.5mm/NEX-5n, 6 shots + nadir.

Dark Rocks

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Early morning view from a nook in the rocks along the North shore of Hull cove, Jamestown, RI.  Samyang 7.5mm on Sony NEX-5n, 4 shots + nadir.

Germantown and Chelten

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Germantown and Chelten is the commercial center of the Germantownsection of Philadelphia.  It has been a busy shopping zone for a <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/germantown-and-chelten-philadelphia">...(more)</a>

Building the Dream Car

Published almost 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Behind their home in Jamestown, Rhode Island, father William and son Chris Smith are working on their electric car, which comb<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/building-the-dream-car-narragansett-bay">...(more)</a>

Germantown Singer

Published about 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A soulful and powerful a capella singer enthralls the crowd in front of the newly opened iMPeRFeCT Gallery.  Germantown's large community of artists makes it one of the more happening neighborhoods of Philadelphia.

Germantown Drummers

Published about 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A pair of local drummers entertaining the crowd at the opening of Germantown's iMPeRFeCT Gallery, perhaps at that moment the newest art space in Philadelphia.Samyang 7.5mm on Sony NEX-5n, 4 shots.