January 2012

POTD: Shortcut

Shortcut Budapest, Hungary 2011

This walkway was a dimly lit shortcut from a busy main street to the more sedate neighborhood where we were staying in Budapest. Except for the occasional rogue photographer lurking in the shadows, it seemed a safe enough route to take, even at night.]]>

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POTD: Someone Reading a Book

Someone Reading a Book Budapest, Hungary 2011

Originally I took this photo thinking it would be a great addition to my Girl Reading a Book series. Now, after brightening up the image on the computer, I’m thinking it’s a guy rather than a woman. It was so dark on the street I couldn’t really tell when I took the photo. Whatever their gender I give the person credit for being able to read in such dim light–and for doing something constructive while panhandling rather than just sit there and stare at nothing like a lot of them do. (I’m just assuming here that the subject matter of whatever he/she is reading could be construed as constructive on some level.)]]>

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