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Monday, March 13, 2017
Shoot Nine - Plymouth at Night
Mais oui, Montreal! Elaine, Carol, Mariann, Peyton, Jim, Michelle, Joani, Mike, and Doris all knew it was the city to the north!
"Traffic at the Rock!"
I belong to two camera clubs and two photographic meet-up groups. I find the meet-ups offer unique photo ops and most of them are within an hour's drive from home.
On this night we met in America's hometown, Plymouth, MA! The group started in the downtown area as we shot the store windows and the architecture of the town. After twenty minutes the group of twenty had split up into smaller wandering bands of tripod-toting photo buffs. Eventually I found myself on the hill opposite Plymouth Rock. Since it was well after sunset, the surrounding area was devoid of people. I thought this was a good time to focus on the passing vehicles and long exposures. The red streaks are the tail lights of passing motorists. For those of you who have never experienced seeing Plymouth Rock - it can be viewed in a pit just beyond those tall columns!
Better get out the atlas as this year I will be featuring some of the more famous cities of the world! Here are some interesting facts about one of them. Just what city would I be visiting?
this world class city is located right on the coast of the Pacific, and
is one of the largest desert towns of the
It is a
city of contrasts. There are shanty towns
that mark it being a third world country, but there are also modern skyscrapers, resorts, colonial
mansions and shopping malls.
visiting this capital city, make sure to stop by the following sights and
Blue Hill – It is the oldest public
space in the city
The Cathedral – built in January 18,
1535, the cathedral
was originally a modest temple built by Jeronimo de Loayza.
Plaza de Acho – Served as the city’s
main bull ring.
Many celebrations are held here each year, including the famous Lord of Miracles Festival in October.
El Malecon – the City Walk offers a scenic boardwalk, brightly
colored mosaic floors and spectacular views of the bay.
clue if you remember your world history – an area named after one of its famous residents - Plaza Bolivar.