Tuesdays of Texture | Week 16 of 2017 | Old San Juan

Here we have a picture of Christopher Columbus in Colon Plaza in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The statue has some lovely textural details.

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Tuesdays of Texture | Week 15 of 2017 | Martinique

This odd little gazebo like structure was in the middle of a plaza on the waterfront in the port city of Fort-de-France in Martinique. You can see bands of different colored and textured paver tiles on the plaza with the matching textured steps up to the covered surface. I also like the smooth texture of the roof vs. the rough and rusty texture of the columns.

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Thanks again to Narami at ‘De Monte Y Mar‘ for sponsoring this weekly challenge.

Tuesdays of Texture | Week 14 of 2017 | Barbados

Tuesdays of Texture is a weekly challenge sponsored by Narami on her ‘Del Monte Y Mar‘ blog. Follow the link for other entries in this challenge.

Today I feature the Rock of Bethsheba Rock on Bathesheba Beach on the east coast of Barbados. The waves never cease on this side of the island that faces the Atlantic Ocean. The waves have undercut the rock to make this beautiful formation.

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With the ocean in the foreground and the palms in the background, you have quite a mixture of different textures.

Tuesdays of Texture | Week 12 of 2017

Since you mentioned Puerto Rico in today’s challenge, I decided to give you a few pictures from Old San Juan taken on March 9th, 2017 on our cruise stop. Enjoy.

First is a parrot seen in next to the information booth in Colon Plaza:

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Next is a picture of the statue of Christopher Columbus in the same plaza named after him:


Finally, a picture looking west along Fortaleza street with its cobblestones:


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Tuesdays of Texture | Week 7 of 2017

We had an 80 degree day on February 12th in our area of North Carolina so we decided to go to the North Carolina Zoo:


It is the larges zoo in the USA when measured by acreage and has two sections: North America; and Africa. It being the middle of winter, we decided that most of the African exhibits would be closed, so we visited the North America section this time.

Here are just a couple of my photos with some great texture.







Tuesdays of Texture is a feature of the blog site ‘De Monte Y Mar‘ hosted by Narami. Follow the link to see other entries in this weekly challenge.

Tuesdays of Texture | Badlands South Dakota

I promised several of my followers a post from our trip to Badlands National Park in South Dakota. Well, Tuesdays of Texture seems to be an appropriate venue for this post. I have 20 pictures from the 50+ shots I took that I would like to share. My featured image is the last of these 20 photos chronologically but it has overwhelming texture.

Feel free to skim through the photos and let me know what you think and which is your favorite.

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Tuesdays of Texture | Week 4 of 2017

This week I want to return to Cadiz, Spain. This picture is from the Gonzalez Byass winery, maker of the Tio Pepe brand of world famous sherries and wines.

The original owner’s wine tasting room has been preserved in its original state, and that should be perfectly obvious from this collection of old wine bottles.


A century of dust has collected on these bottles and has turned the smooth glass surfaces into a splendid display of texture.

Here is a second picture from that room to add some context, and of course, some more texture:


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Tuesdays of Texture | Week 2 of 2017

This week I want to go back to our Greensboro first annual Veterans Day parade for a photo of a bearded Vet that really had a great deal of character brought on by texture. Let me know what you think (don’t miss the eyebrows).


As always, you are welcome to join this weekly challenge by going to Narami’s blog ‘De Monte Y Mar‘ and follow the instructions. This is a great opportunity to hone your photographic eye by exploring texture in your shots.