Thursday, October 26, 2006

The DC I See: Images Around Dupont Circle

Fountain In Dupont Circle

Beauty

Public Service Announcement from -borf

Also...Public Service Announcement. *smile*

Enjoy your day, your evening and your weekend! Peace~


34 comments:

African girl, American world said...

You keep switching up your picture :) PSA indeed.

Stephen Bess said...

Mwabi-
I change because I does what I do. :)

Rose said...

Whenever I come back to Washington, I am going to look up these places you show on your blog. Have a great weekend!

gishungwa said...

loove the pictures and the showers are for dirty people more.

Essequibo said...

Peace, Stephen. I love the pics too - especially the second one. it's speaking to me some kind of way. Peace.

Stephen Bess said...

Rose-
Hello! Stay tuned for more.

Gish-
Yeah, when I saw those words I had to take a snap. :)

Essequibo-
You know I passed that 2nd image about 3 times in a course of 1 week before I took a picture. It had that same effect on me too. This is especially true if you could see the area surrounding it. Thanks.

Guyana-Gyal said...

That second one really touches me. I wonder if it's the plant we call croton or another we call Joseph's coat? My mother usually knows.

Sculptures, statues...if they had nude ones or semi-nude ones here, people would Holler! Protest! Bad influence on children, etc etc. Even though there are mad people walking stark nekkid around town and sane men who pee in public on the roadside. Oh the ironies of life :-D

Stephen Bess said...

GG,
This is a strange world indeed. I think that this overwhelming attitude towards the human body lends itself to devious behavior. (The Talented Mr Ripley: "How's the peeping, Tommy?") *smile*

Stunuh Jay said...

If showers are for dirty people, then the English people must be very clean ;)

Happy Friday!! Have a good weekend.

Tu s. Tin said...

I was gonna say how I loved the sculpture, and I do, but I read the comment from guyana girl and its the same here. Once I shaperoned a 4th grade class to the musuem and we were instructed not to go in the hall of statues for that very reason, they said it was pornographic??? ever watch MTV?

gnightgirl said...

Fantastic. I love that you capture what others just walk by every day. #2's a gem, and the showers for dirty people is hilarious.

Cergie said...

Weird this ornement plant growing between the slabs of pavement, isn't it ?
Life is always the winner.

Michelle said...

Regarding #2 -- Beauty can be found in the most unexpected places -- don't you think? All you have to do is keep your eyes open for it.

Regarding #4 -- You're wrong for that -- got a sistah jonezing for Krispy Kreme! You are just wrong...wrong...wrong.

Have a blessed weekend-mine is off to a great start :-)

ToastedSuzy said...

Beautiful Pictures! Gorgeous!

I'm so glad I came by here today.

Thank you Stephen!

TS

urban butterfly said...

I always love your photos, Mr. Bess.

You truly inspire me.

http://butterflymuse.blogspot.com/

Stephen Bess said...

Stunuh-
LOL! I thought it was the teeth. :)

Tu s-
That's crazy! We pretend to be more decent that we portray. This is why we have so many peepers. :)

Gnight-
Thank you so much. I like your photos for some of the same reasons. :)

Cergie-
Yes, life is wonderful and strange. :)

Michelle-
Comedian, Bruce Bruce said that sign will make you wreck your car! :)

Suzy-
Good to see you! Thanks. :)

UB-
Thank you dear lady. *smile* I'll link to your new spot. Thanks.

Bougie Black Boy said...

I think you should consider making these into postcards...

Anonymous said...

Nice images!

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the prisoner's wife said...

bless....i'm telling you. when you start to show at a gallery, you've got to send your left coast sis an invite!

you're getting mighty NICE with the lens.

Delaleuverses said...

The first two pics to me are beautiful, captivating and sensual. Thanks so much for sharing.

Stephen Bess said...

Bougie-
That's a great idea. Would you buy one? :)

Anon-
Thank you and welcome!

Prisoner's Wife-
Thank you so much! I'll keep on doing what I do and as soon as I get that show I'll hit you up. :)
I hope that all is well with you and yours. Many Blessings~

Delaleuverses-
I really like those two as well. I put them first for that reason. Thanks.

Reflex said...

Wow! Excellent series! I really liked the contrast of "beauty" :)

JenellyBean said...

The beauty photo is banging!!!!


The flower looks soo pristine against the dullness of the contrasting background.

HOWD YOU DO THAT??

:-D

CHEZ BEZ said...

Beautiful shots. I can't wait to dig into your blog a bit more.

GnightGirl pointed me your way. Be well.

Geoffrey Philp said...

Stephen,
Great picture of the flower. Of course, it takes a talented eye and a full heart to notice beauty at one's feet.

Blessings,
Geoffrey

Nevah~ said...

What a wonderful way to start the week by looking through your eyes! Love the scene!!!

Have a wonderful and blessed week!!!

Stephen Bess said...

Reflex-
Thank you so much. That is my favorite too.

JB-
Thanks, but I just saw it there and "Snap!" :)

Chez-
Thanks and welcome! I'll be by to visit you as well today.

Geoffrey-
Thanks! You know, I'm always looking at the ground. It's not that I'm sad, but sometimes I find money. :)
Blessings~

Writer-
Thank you for the blessings. I'll try to bring more by weeks end. Peace~

Dancewithme2 said...

I love the new HAT pic. I see you switchin it up for em. Love the pics - you took me into the weekend with a smile. I appreciate that. I posted for you last week. Hope you have a FINE Monday.

Stephen Bess said...

Dance-
My pleasure. I'm glad that I can put a smile on ya face. :) Yeah, I enjoy switching things up. Plus, I had to show off my new cap from Italy.

NML said...

I love your photos. The public service announcement one was very funny.

Stephen Bess said...

NML-
Thanks! I'll have to come over to read what's going on with you. :)

Heimdallr said...

Aw the infamous Dupont Circle of one of my favourite movies "The American President" , lol Thank you so much for these lovely images Stephen. I see there is beauty even when there is chaos. :p
Sandy

Stephen Bess said...

Sandy-
Yes, chaotic beauty. That's sort of like a quiet storm or peaceful riot. :)Maybe not, but I like the words.

black feline said...

better late than never...love all the shots...

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