Sometimes we are able to show others what our world is like in a single photograph. National Geographic is proof of that. We 'armchair travellers' can see the world and never leave the comfort of our own homes. We get a global view that spans many cultures.
Here is a project that personalizes things. It takes our view of a stack of picture postcards and changes it into a sharing experience. We give each other glimpses into our lives in different corners of the world.
A blogging friend Caroline recently started Sunday Snapshot. She lives in Kuwait and thought she would share photos that represented life there. At the same time, she invited readers to share photos of their world. Then, on Sundays, she will post them along with a description and site links. I LOVE her first photo and I sent her one that showed what life was like here in the Willamette Valley in Oregon, U.S.A.
Here is Caroline's blog site Living and Teaching Abroad. Visit it, like it and follow it because I can promise you it is fun and interesting. (Her Facebook page here) She gives us a snapshot of what life is like on the other side of the planet (for some of us way over here anyway). Her first photo is of some wonderful camels that just makes me smile!
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This is the photo I submitted to the project. It is a composite I did one day when we were having some incredible weather. The clouds were all kinds of colour. There was lightning going a few miles away. I stood in one spot and took a multitude of photographs while moving a few inches at a time covering a 360º area.
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