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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.

Alice Mirrors

Published about 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Snapshot in a small hall of mirrors, part of the Alice in Wonderland exhibit at Philadelphia's Please Touch children's museum.  Highly recommended.

Shades of Green

Published about 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This pretty little swamp, filled with skunk cabbage and touch-me-nots, is  on the headwaters of the Monoshone Creek in Northwest Philadel<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/shades-of-green-philadelphia">...(more)</a>

Nike in Nashville

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Here's a side view of Nashville's big Goddess Athena, and an explication of the little Goddess perched on her hand.  Read more about the Nashville Parthenon [here].

Goddess of Tennessee

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Nashville's Parthenon is a recreation of Parthenon of Athens, complete with a gigantic statue of the Goddess Athena.  It also has a full set of casts<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/nashville-athena">...(more)</a>

The Natural Bridge of Virginia

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Virginia's Natural Bridge has been a famous tourist attraction since the 18th century.  It is very old, and so stable that it is actually used as a highway bridge.  Read more about it [here].

Inside The Redbud

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A view from inside the redbud tree (var. Forest Pansy) that flourishes in my front yard. 

Parrot Among Blossoms

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Another view from inside a flowering tree in full bloom.  This one is a Sargeant crabapple in my front yard; the bird is my daughter's yellow-na<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/parrot-among-blossoms">...(more)</a>

Sphere of Blossoms

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Some colleagues criticised "Blossoms All Around" for not having a blue sky.  So here is roughly the same thing in hdr.  7 shots from a 12 foot pole<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sphere-of-blossoms">...(more)</a>

Blossoms All around

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Another springtime flowering tree pano.  This one comes close to my ideal of a sphere filled with blossoms.  A view from the center of a mature Kwanzan cherry tree in full bloom.

Inside a Kwanzan Cherry

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Every spring I get the ugre to take panoramas from inside flowering trees.  This is part of the 2012 edition.  Taken with a small camera on a 10-foot pole that rested in the crotch of the tree.

This Year's Wistaria

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The 2012 crop of wistaria blossoms above my dining room window.   This is not quite the "flowers in every direction" panorama of my dreams, but perhaps a step toward it.

Up at Joel and Kate's

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Kate Kaman and Joel Erland are renovating Harvey Stern's old silversmithing shop on Germantown Avenue to be a home and sculpture studio.  The whol<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/artists-roof-garden">...(more)</a>

Bath Day11 Hdr

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Reconstruction has begun.  This panorama is a test of high dyanamic range technique.  Taken with Sigma 8mm fisheye at f/5.6 on Canon 7D at ISO 100.<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bath-day11-hdr-usa">...(more)</a>

Roxborough Ridge Runners

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A spring evening meet of custom car enthusiasts at the Ivy Ridge Shopping Center at Ridge Avenue and Domino Lane in Northwest Philly.  Behind<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/roxborough-ridge-runners">...(more)</a>

Mural Painting at Mt Airy Art Garage

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Volunteer painters at the Mt. Airy Arts Garage working on a new mural to be installed at Chelten and Pulaski in Germantown this summer, under the <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/mural-painting-maag">...(more)</a>

Harvey Stern's

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Harvey Stern served Germantown's needs for fine metalwork and silver plating for many years from this shop on Germantown Avenue at Duval Street.  Now<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/h-stern-gtwn-ave">...(more)</a>

Germantown Home

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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One of the grander old folks' homes on Germantown Avenue in Northwest Philladelphia, the Germantown Home is actually in Mount Airy.  That's OK, severa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/germantown-home">...(more)</a>

Sketch of Germantown Mural

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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On the easel, the artist's sketch for a new mural that will be installed at Chelten and Pulaski in Germantown. On the chairs, a young artist, her mother, and me holding my pocket pano pole.