Wednesday, July 21, 2010

abc wednesday - A is for "ancient"



And also for Athens and Acropolis, where
I took this shot a long time ago—using
Kodachrome (speaking of ancient), a
kind of film you can't even buy anymore
(sorry about that, Paul and Art).

[You'll find lots more for "A" here—where
ABC Wednesday is starting its 4th year!]

15 comments:

  1. Ha-ha Alexa, great link.
    You must have thousands of photographs from your travels & I hope we get to see them all!

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  2. Ah, Kodachrome....and Ilford...and.... One day I must organize my slides and negatives. When I was at the Acropolis a number of years back, it was so hot that I almost fainted. Fortunately, there was a fountain up there where people could fill their water bottles, so I stuck my head under the faucet...

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  3. Great view, quite a long job to digitize all pictures and slides, I haven't found the energy to do it yet !!!

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  4. Ancient in both ways ~ well done! It has a kind of hand-coloured look about it.

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  5. I remember the song by Paul Simon!
    Great stuff!
    Yes - Year 4 of ABC Wednesday has begun!

    Denise
    ABC Team

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  6. How unique a word choice for "A" and you still have the Ancient photo of many moons ago using the Ancient Kodachrome. ; ) I liked your "A" choice today.

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  7. managed to get to the link this time !!
    Great memories ! Thanks, Alexa !!

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  8. It is so amazing that the people of today can still see amazing structures like this one. Great capture.

    My ABC Wednesday post is up HERE.

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  9. Kodachrome! Love it! I have so many pics in that form...

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  10. Three "A's" - that's good ..

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  11. Love the gradations in the blue-to-pink sky; and the brighter pink parthenon (taken at dawn—the rosy fingered?). Great link, too. Thanks.

    (I think I need a new search engine. I tried to look up information about the culture from which your photo arises but all I got were lyrics like this:
    Summer lovin ', μου είχε ένα ωστικό κύμα
    Summer lovin ', συνέβη τόσο γρήγορα

    I guess “Grease” in Greek is a kind of Greece, but I don’t know. I think I need a new search engine...).

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  12. Kodachrome reminded me of Paul Simon! I used to use it all the time. I miss film but am getting used to digital. Great shot!

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  13. Old is not so bad! :) Beautiful photo!

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  14. Glad you all liked it.
    TG -- Tee hee—I always assumed you ARE the search engine.

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  15. lovely! i hope to visit this one day :)

    leethroughthelens.blogspot.com

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