Tag Archives: Stephen Kelly Photography

When In Montreal: “Aura” at Notre-Dame Basilica

(Editor’s Note: The coronavirus has pretty much kept us all at home for a while as travel has become risky business for now. For the past few months I’ve been living vicariously through travel TV shows (thank God for Rick … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #8: Colorful

I’m a few days late to the photo challenge party, but here’s an explosion of colors in this from-the-top pic of a tropical plant seen last month in Seattle, of all places! Put a little more color in your life … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid

For my first blog post in nearly two years, I’d thought I’d reintroduce myself to the blogosphere by participating in this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, which this week focuses on liquid, like these cups of cool, refreshing cups of … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Close

When traveling by rail in Japan, things often get a little too close for comfort, like this subway train car in Kyoto! Check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack for more things up close and personal.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Numbers

Two, four, six, eight … who do we appreciate? NUMBERS!!! For more clever enumerations, or to add your own, visit this week’s edition of the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Numbers.

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When in Japan: Discovering Osaka

This being my first trip to Osaka, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew some things about the city (like the magnificent Osaka Castle, below), but I must confess that I know so much more about Tokyo. In fact, … Continue reading

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When In Japan: It’s Cherry Blossom Season!

While any excuse to visit Japan is good enough for me, having this year’s two-week adventure in Osaka and Kyoto coincide with the annual cherry blossom extravaganza gave this trip some extra luster. Traditionally, the cherry blossoms go into full … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime

I just returned from two weeks in Japan, Osaka and Kyoto specifically … two glorious weeks where dinnertimes were a dizzying array of authentic Japanese food, everything from sushi to ramen to shabu-shabu to my absolute favorite: tonkatsu, a breaded … Continue reading

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Christmas in San Francisco 2015

Hello blogosphere! It’s been many a moon since my last blog post, as once again life and time intrude, as they often do. But it’s that holiday time of year again, and I would feel remiss if I didn’t post … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Intense

It’s full-on autumn here in San Francisco, and typical of early October, our sunsets are like classical works of art. Each night it’s a different show as the low-setting sun turns the clouds and city all kinds of vibrant colors. … Continue reading

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