January 25, 2017

The alley...


"...he didn't know the distance from despair to hope,
but he knew that hope didn't sleep in alleys."

- Monarchs and Mendicants


"Hope Didn't Sleep in Alleys"
London, England


I always find it magical to recognize the extraordinary, when others might only see the ordinary. Never underestimate the allure of an alley.  Sometimes hope for a good photograph DOES sleep there.






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14 comments:

  1. Love the lines here. Great shot and thoughts!

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  2. Saw so many places like that last year in Europe!

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  3. Great shot made even better by transforming it into black and white. Have a great weekend!

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  4. I do like alleys and I think they are wonderful places to admire. I love when I bump into one and see a cat walking around, a single flower pot or a person peeking thru a window. #PhotoFriday

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  5. Amazing shot! The way the light is coming through and the man sitting in the doorway.....beautiful!

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  6. This is lovely! Beautiful light and patterns.

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  7. Love this image....there's just something about peering into an alley...

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  8. Love that starburst you caught in this intriguing alley! Great in black and white!

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