photography101: street


My second contribution to the WordPress Photography 101 course has been a challenge…

My photos here on belgianstreets and on belgradestreets tend to focus on details, the things we might miss as we go about our busy lives.

So, the challenge to capture an establishing shot put me out of my comfort zone. And that, I guess, is part of the appeal of Photography 101! 😉

Under time pressure today, I have chosen an existing photo which captures my neighborhood and the people who live here. Oh, and their obsession with cycling!

This wide city street in the heart of Brussel, jammed with cars during the week, was, on the day I took this shot, closed to all traffic except those on bicycles.

You can see the original post here car(e)free.

NaBloPoMo 4 of 30 – photography101:2



“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.”

― Arthur Conan Doyle

And, when the roads of Brussel were closed to cars this Sunday, that is exactly what the population did.




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