Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

The challenge this week on the daily post is Street Life.
Here’s a view from corner of Broadway and the 50th stret in NY. It’s always busy and buzzing.

People in NY Traffic light

Here are the submissions so far:

  1. Street Band | On the Streets of San Francisco
  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Flickr Comments
  3. Weekly photo Challenge: Street life- Jakarta, Indonesia | Journeyman
  4. Street Photography: To Do, or Not? |
  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | The Ambitious Drifter
  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street life- Singapore | Journeyman
  7. Weekly Photography Challenge: Street Life « Minute Moments
  8. Street Life (Weekly Photo Challenge) | Icezine
  9. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Stephen Chapman
  10. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (Ich bin du) | never enough
  11. “The circle of life…” | ilargia64
  12. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | MyBlog – solaner
  13. WPC: Street Life | blueberriejournal
  14. Weekly Photo challenge – Street Life – Blowing the cob webs with a little stroll. |
  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | The WordPress C(h)ronicle
  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | MixerUpper.com
  17. Frozen Romances Insult My Intelligence | Bumblepuppies
  18. Street Life – WPC | Books Music Photography & Movies
  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street life | roastbeefandrakija
  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (I) | Uncle Spike’s Adventures
  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street life | So where’s the snow?
  22. Weekly Travel Theme: Street Life | Travel Monkey
  23. Beautiful and Disturbing | Broken Light: A Photography Collective
  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life in Hanoi | Albatz Gallery & Blog
  25. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Wind Against Current
  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | The Eclectic Eccentric Shopaholic
  27. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Moersalins and his world
  28. Boats, Trains and Automobiles | Amanda Renee
  29. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Ohm Sweet Ohm
  30. Unfamiliar Territory | Musings | WANGSGARD
  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Words4jp’s Blog
  32. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Emilia Brasier Photography
  33. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Oh, the Places We See . . .
  34. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Silver in the Barn
  35. street-life #photo-challenge #poetry | Moondustwriter’s Blog
  36. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Awl and Scribe
  37. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Snap and Chomp
  38. Weekly photo challenge: Street Life | Aceh Traveller
  39. WPC: Streetlife in Colonial Williamsburg | Forest Garden
  40. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life, Take Two | Wind Against Current
  41. Photoworld 28-3-14 | ~~~ nur ein “Klick” ~~~ ein Kompendium
  42. All lights on | Weekly Photo Challenge | Ivy_Mosquito | Love is free
  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Ese’ s Voice
  44. Street Life – WP Weekly Photo | “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”
  45. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Hope* the happy hugger
  46. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | stenoodie
  47. Street Life | de Wets Wild
  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Cari Aiken Art
  49. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | TechPersonified
  50. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Lost in Translation
  51. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Sébastien Grobelny – Photography
  52. Street life in France | Draw a photo
  53. Weekly Photo Challenge – Street Life « LargeSelf
  54. WPC: STREET LIFE | MY WALL
  55. WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: STREET LIFE | Francine In Retirement
  56. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Bark Time = everything and nothing
  57. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Lucid Gypsy
  58. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Schelley Cassidy Photography
  59. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Chronicles of Illusions
  60. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | The Human Rights Warrior
  61. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | A Well Seasoned Life
  62. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Pat and Al’s Adventure Continues…
  63. These Streets | feelosophical
  64. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | 2far2shout
  65. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Blog is where the Home is
  66. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Charles Ray’s Ramblings
  67. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Eye Candy Visionz
  68. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | ms. diplomacy
  69. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (part 2) | Eye Candy Visionz
  70. France and the simplicity of life | Scent of Rina
  71. Weekly Photo Challenge -Street Life | Joe’s Musings
  72. Where The Streets Don’t Just Have A Name, They Have A Story… | Steve Says…
  73. Weekly Challenge – Street Life | The Nomad Fashionista.
  74. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life on Ometepe Island | Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua
  75. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | At least we made it this far…
  76. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Matt von P
  77. weekly photo challenge: street life | Del’s other stuff…
  78. Street life | Le Drake Noir
  79. Cape Cod Roads | The Bohemian Rock Star’s “Untitled Project”
  80. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life – Berlin | Aylin’s Wonderland
  81. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | A mom’s blog
  82. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Mara Eastern’s Personal Blog
  83. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Mara Eastern’s Personal Blog
  84. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | ILEANA PARTENIE
  85. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Foto Challenge
  86. weekly photo challenge: street life | Curls n Skirls
  87. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Cee’s Photography
  88. WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: Street Life
  89. Life on the Street in Color | Pairings :: Art + What Goes With It
  90. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | siobhanmcnamara
  91. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (Part 2) | Cari Aiken Art
  92. From the streets of America « Defy The Narrative
  93. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life | Mafe Roig
  94. Free Concert | until the inkwell dries

 

By Sebastien Grobelny

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Long Exposure #8 : My holidays

I have been married to Celine since 2006, and for the first time, we are going to be in France at the same time, together. In the past it was a hassle to leave the US and we preferred to stick to all the things we wanted to do there. Now that we can travel freely, we opted to spend our holidays among family.

Issue is, my parents live in Alsace (ie East of France) and Celine’s family is basically everywhere but there. It means we will travel a lot while we’re there and Celine has been working like hell to create a schedule that will accommodate most people. Here are the big steps of our trip:

  • We fly from NYC to Paris
  • We drive from Paris to Mulhouse to see my parents
  • We drive from Mulhouse to Rennes for Christmas
  • We drive from Rennes to Marseille
  • We drive from Marseille to Paris for New Year’s eve.
  • We fly from Paris to NYC.

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I’m curious to see how these holidays will shape up. Last time I was in France was in 2008 for work. I can’t recall the last time I was in Alsace but I’m pretty sure it was before 2005. I want to show Celine where I grew up and why I am who I am. I wonder if she will like it, show me stuff I’ve never seen, thought of before. Then she will do the same for me plus will show me her friends and family. It will be a trip of “first”.

  • First time my parents meet my wife since our wedding
  • First time we will share where we used to live
  • First time my parents and brother will meet her mother, brother and sisters
  • First time I will meet her family and friends
  • First time in Rennes, Marseille
  • First time out of the US since 2008…

I can’t wait for these holidays to start, can’t wait for them to be over too, back in my home sweet home with my crazy cats and my loving wife.

Wherever and whenever you go, I wish you happy holidays and a safe trip. See you in 2014!

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All you need is love

This shot was taken end of November 2013 at Staten Island abandoned Farm Colony buildings with Celine and Christine.

Love at Farm Colony on Staten Island
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Happy Thanksgiving!

I know it’s not a Turkey but that’s the closest I have. Happy thanksgiving!

ostrich at the bronx zoo

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Little Girl at the Fete Paradiso

This shot was taken on Governor’s Island during the Fete Paradiso in September 2013.Looks like she had a lot of fun and was enjoying the rides from afar. Contact me if you have any question and don’t forget to leave comment.

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Once more with feelings – Manhattan skyline

I was pretty proud of my recent picture of the Manhattan skyline below.

Manhattan Skyline… and thenI had an interesting discussion with Celine about the role of an editor (thank you!). I tried to apply her directions and comments to a new version. Let me know what you think about it.

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