Focus on whats good

Especially in the tropics, where most things are good and I never could focus on mosquitoes anyway.

Here is a violet sabrewing and and wild flower called Pachira Aquatica, Costa Rica. The flower, as the name suggests was growing by and practically on the river and I took these variable focus shots from, yes, you guessed it, a moving boat. Literally, my favorite and most often used position of photo taking. And please follow my blog, then you will know (And will not be disappointed, I promise) that I love hummingbirds.. I love the palm leaves out of focus, I wish they looked like that in real life, even if they look freaking awesome in real life, of course. Very late for this weeks daily post, but I needed something nice to do today.  

amazed aracari-wm
This aracari looked  a little dazed, too early in the morning I think.. 

Violet saberwing-good bckgrndwild flower 3-wmWild flower2- wmWIld flower-wm

Ze royal dining room

lights on napoleon's table again-wm
Witnesses in light
Napoleon's dinner table-Louvre-wm
Shine and dine
chandelier's yellow lights-wm
Chandelier lights
Napoleon's dining room-louvre-wm
Royal dining table-Louvre

Inspired by a friend’s Europe tour, another acquaintance’s trip memories from a previous Europe trip and the ruling by the European parliament that American’s will need visas to travel to Europe now, I was looking back at my old photos from our trip to France and the U.K. I came across the dining room and clearly, at the time, and again today when I edited them (they are all edited today, even if I date photographs from when they were taken), I was quite taken by the whole shining arrangement.  This is the dining room in the apartment of Napoleon III, in the Louvre, Paris. A place for every thing and everything in its place. What a surprise that AFTER editing the photos I see that this week’s photo-challenge is about arrangement and order. Quelle chance!