Photography – Page 3


Don Charisma’s latest Photography Posts – Page 3


  1. Bank Rush 15th April 2015 - I was trying to photograph the London underground Bank station sign … however a blurry woman passing by at a frantic pace, better captures the feel of the place … Enjoy πŸ™‚ Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything …
  2. Speedboat And Barrel – Toscana Italian Restaurant 14th April 2015 - A model speedboat atop a barrel. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently offering a 15% …
  3. London Eye Sun Flare 13th April 2015 - Enjoy πŸ™‚ Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared …
  4. DonCharisma.org Shrine Round The Back - Big Buddha Hill Thai Wall Shrine 13th April 2015 - Most tourists wouldn’t bother looking here, so this is something special. Round the side of the top of the big Buddha hill there’s a ‘mezzanine’ area. …
  5. City Beach Sunset (London) 12th April 2015 - Enjoy πŸ™‚ Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared …
  6. Clouds 12th April 2015 - Enjoy πŸ™‚ Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared …
  7. DonCharisma.org Sunset Beach Panorama Beach Sunset Panorama With Speedboat 12th April 2015 - Very subtle colours on this one, with a speedboat to add some action. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our …
  8. May Day Beach Sunset 11th April 2015 - A very exciting sunset, taken on may-day. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently offering a …
  9. Greenwich Park Rose Garden 11th April 2015 - Cheers Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with …
  10. Sunset Girl 10th April 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  11. Pizza With Italian Restaurant Background 10th April 2015 - I put pizza in my ‘spiritual’ category. It’s the food of the gods, I could eat it all 24/7/365 and probably never get bored. But like …
  12. Beach Sunset Photographer 9th April 2015 - Photographer shoots the photographer πŸ™‚ Cheers Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other …
  13. DonCharisma.org Minor Buddha 5 Tuesday Minor Buddha 5 – Tuesday 9th April 2015 - The Big Buddha has minor Buddhas, one for each day of the week. For YOU, your minor Buddha would be the same as the day of …
  14. Washed Up Coral Head 9th April 2015 - Enjoy πŸ™‚ Cheers Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best …
  15. DonCharisma.org Chinese Shrine 2 - Big Buddha Hill Dragon Pagoda Shrine – Yin Yang Deity 8th April 2015 - The pagoda shrine is supported by four pillars adorned with orate Chinese dragons. The deity is the centre-piece sits on a yin-yang ‘throne’ … Very ornate …
  16. Shattered Glass 8th April 2015 - Sometimes I see patterns that I like and capture them …   This one is shattered glass in Greenwich, London, on the glass that surrounds the …
  17. DonCharisma.org Chinese House - Big Buddha Hill Chinese Pagoda Rest Area 7th April 2015 - This Chinese Pagoda is located on lower Big Buddha Hill. It’s guarded by a family of dragons and a crane bird. People can use this one …
  18. Sunset Today πŸ™‚ 6th April 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  19. Silverlake Angel Statue 6th April 2015 - Lovely statue of an angel at the Silverlake vineyard. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently …
  20. Toscana Italian Restaurant, Interiorama 5th April 2015 - Very wide panorama of the interior of the pretty good local Italian restaurant – Toscana. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. …
  21. LA BOCCA – Pizzeria And Trattoria Italiana – Gallery 5th April 2015 - Posting again the photos of LA BOCCA I posted yesterday, today in a Gallery format, which some of you might prefer … ENJOY … Cheers Don Charisma Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights …
  22. LA BOCCA – Pizzeria And Trattoria Italiana 4th April 2015 - Stefano and Tommy own and run “La Bocca”. Which is blessing for me, because they are my local Italian restaurant, and they do AMAZING pizzas … and everyone knows Pizza is the food of the gods ! I asked Stefano …
  23. DonCharisma.org Twin Towers Towerama 2 - PTGui-(3w-x-4h-L-HDR) Twin Towerama 4th April 2015 - These two towers are close by to where I live. They make an impressive mark on the skyline. Without doing a panorama, or towerama as I …
  24. Ornate Flowers 4th April 2015 - I see these flowers quite often, very ornate and pretty … No idea what they are called … Cheers Don Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, …
  25. Pancakes Thai 4th April 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  26. Street Food Baby On Board 3rd April 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  27. Fishermen’s Silhouette Sunset 3rd April 2015 - I love the colours that came out in this one πŸ™‚ Fishing anyone ? Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For …
  28. Temple Tree 3rd April 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  29. Stormy Sunset Over Greenwich Pier 2nd April 2015 - It’s the pier used to catch a boat in Greenwich, London, on a rather cloudy cold moody evening. Sunset London style ! Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic …
  30. Totally Spectacular Sunset 1st April 2015 - This was taken this evening just passed, with my new camera … we’re having some awesome sunsets the last few days … it’s got to do with cloud cover, which has to do with humidity I think … ie it’s …
  31. Kittens 1st April 2015 - By popular demand … kittens … Yay ! Kittens courtesy of Pixabay, I don’t have any of my own shots … the damn critters will never keep still long enough to capture them πŸ™‚ Cheers Don Resources & Sources Unless …
  32. Puppies 1st April 2015 - Trying to follow today’s themes here’s some puppies … kittens, puppies, same difference right ? Captured on Big Buddha hill … Cheers Don Resources & Sources …
  33. Beach Slipway Boaty Sunset Panorama 1st April 2015 - This one’s six portrait shots sewn together by the hands of Don Charisma Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our …
  34. Photography Reblog Day 1st April 2015 - One of my new year’s resolutions was/is to get not just writers involved in co-promoting, but I also like to see visual artists involved too … so an experiment … *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOW CLOSED – 5 SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED* …
  35. Cutty Sark At Night 31st March 2015 - Greenwich, London, is the second most visited tourist spot after “Buck Pal”. The Cutty Sark ship is the pride and joy of the area. She’s especially pretty on a freezing cold January night ! Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated …
  36. Moonlit Deptford Lounge 31st March 2015 - Deptford, South East London is an interesting and colorful place, with a lot to see and do. On the right hand side is Deptford Lounge which has a copper fascade which is stunning. Plus someone with a sense of humour …
  37. Sky Lanterns And Fireworks 31st March 2015 - Who doesn’t like fireworks … or sky lanterns ? Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently …
  38. Fire Hydrant Sunset 31st March 2015 - My previous incarnation as a gas and water pipeline engineer still has me fascinated with plumbing of all kinds … In the UK, we don’t have external fire hydrants like this one, so I like shooting them … helps me …
  39. “Universal Exports” – Deptford Broadway 31st March 2015 - I snapped this one in Deptford, South East London … “Rogers Autocolor, Deptford Broadway” I think they sell automotive stuff, paints and spares, or some shit … must be making some kind of living, as this shop been there for …
  40. Bikes Of Yore 31st March 2015 - These bikes look like they may have come to the end of their useful life … Who knows what stories they could tell of love and loss, of life and drama … and where do deceased bikes go, is there …
  41. Kitty And Kitten 31st March 2015 - There’s something I really like about this photo, even though technically it’s far from “perfect” … I keep on finding beauty in unusual places, I never know when it’s going to strike πŸ™‚ … so “Be prepared” in Photography, and …
  42. The Ugly Dumpsters 30th March 2015 - Even in paradise, there are ugly spots, this is one of them … In blogging terms, the juxtapose always is an experiment. But sure as eggs is eggs – doing something contrasting and different IS interesting and DOES catch attention. …
  43. The Ugly Bus 30th March 2015 - Taken near Deptford Bridge, London … Never been a fan of anything Ugg’ly … they make ugly stuff, for people with no style … their bus is pretty cool though … and must have done a power of good for …
  44. Toad On The Road 30th March 2015 - Who’s this cure little follow, a BIG toad, like a Coca-Cola can height for his body length. Quite photogenic for wildlife, probably wondering what the hell …
  45. Boaty Sunset Panorama 29th March 2015 - Lovely calm sea … with boats πŸ™‚ It’s twelve (4wx3h P) photos merged with PTGui Pro Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at …
  46. Gold Buddha 28th March 2015 - And this Buddha was at another shrine πŸ™‚ Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In …
  47. Elephant Macro 28th March 2015 - Shot that at shrine, it’s a little elephant about 4-5 inches long πŸ™‚ Haven’t a clue what to write about him/her … be my guest if you want to write something, go on exercise your creative writing skills πŸ™‚ Cheers …
  48. Moped Kids 28th March 2015 - There’s a lot of skill involved in portrait photography … buildings, plants, flowers, trees etc will pose for as long as it takes for you to get the shot … people wont ! Basically you have to be very comfortable …
  49. Delhi Dudes 28th March 2015 - These guys asked me to to take their photo … I often get this because I’m taking photos they think I must be able to take a decent photo … which is probably true actually ! So one good turn …
  50. Making Pizza With A Smile 28th March 2015 - I only asked her how much a pizza was … She rushed off and brought me a menu … I’m not sure if she was joking about the 50% off … but she seemed to take a liking to me …
  51. DonCharisma.org Chinese pagoda And Animals - Big Buddha Hill Chinese Pagoda And Animal Statues 28th March 2015 - This ornate Chinese Pagoda is located on lower Big Buddha Hill. It’s guarded by a horse, an elephant and a stag Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos …
  52. Rich Belly Buddha 27th March 2015 - The object of the game is to get it in the hole … “It” being a small denomination coin of course, what else ? Much harder than it looks, most of the tosses seemed to end up unsatisfiedΒ  … that’s …
  53. Dancing Feminine Mural 27th March 2015 - “she” seems to be correctly proportioned in the chest department for a she, so I’m assuming she is a she πŸ™‚ The skirt I’d probably get called sexist for using that to identify gender … but don’t ya know Scottish …
  54. Water Feature 27th March 2015 -   Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your …
  55. Virgin Flowers 27th March 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  56. DonCharisma.org Second Pond Panoarama Pond Panorama, Lower Big Buddha Hill 27th March 2015 - Panorama of a pond at the big Buddha hill. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently …
  57. Pretty Flowers – Hibiscus 26th March 2015 - These are in the dentist’s secret garden. I’ve been reliably informed they are Hibiscus flowers. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. …
  58. Dancing Kids Beach Sunset 26th March 2015 - These kids having a great time just dancing in the shallow water just as the sun going down … Not a single care in the world … Very serene scene, indeed πŸ™‚ Happy kids, happy days … Enjoy Don Charisma …
  59. Guest Bloggers WANTED – “Team Charisma World People” – FINAL ROUND 26th March 2015 - I’ve been on a bit of break, other commitments and “things”, so about time for the final round of Team Charisma World People. There was a period I wasn’t able to answer comments, so apologies to anyone who commented during …
  60. Secret Kitty 25th March 2015 - On my way home today, I spotted a kitty chillaxing inside the hedge … I wasn’t sure how the photo would turn out, but I like it πŸ™‚ Cheers Don Charisma Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is …
  61. Green Green Grass 25th March 2015 - Another experiment which I enjoyed the result of … this one’s laying down on the grass, on a macro setting so that just a few blades are in focus … I like the “imperfection” of the frayed ends of the …
  62. Palm Fruit 2 25th March 2015 - And this is other type of fruit on the other types of palm trees … Looks like the fruit are green, which changes to black when they are “ripe” … I suspect these are the ones that are made into …
  63. Palm Fruit 25th March 2015 - My understanding is that palm trees have more than one type (species ?). The typical coconut palm being just one type. This one – I’m not sure, the “fruits” look very much like pears (which I’m sure they aren’t !) …
  64. Thai Buddhist Temple 25th March 2015 - Ornate temple building, with two “Yak” guards … I’ve seen very similar “Yak” at Bangkok airport departures. Yak or Yaksha is – a beneficent god who protects the righteous and they are common as guardians of the gates in Buddhist …
  65. Elephant Statue – Ganesh 25th March 2015 - He’s an elephant statue with garlands, better known as Ganesh πŸ™‚ He guards the entrance to my condo complex Β… Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are …
  66. Thai Temple And Grounds 24th March 2015 - Thai’s build the most fantastic spiritual stuff – temples and grounds are VERY recommended for a visit. This is the second temple I’ve visited, and as usual utterly stunning architecture and designs for things like cornices. They love the golds, …
  67. Pretty Flower Police Woman 24th March 2015 - Sometimes experiments work, sometimes they don’t … Capturing a statue of a Thai police woman as a background for pretty yellow flowers, for me, did work πŸ™‚ And aren’t palm trees are always photogenic ? Enjoy … Cheers Don Charisma …
  68. DonCharisma.org My First Micro Photo - Flowering Beach Plant 2 HDR Sea ‘Rose’ Flower 24th March 2015 - One of my first ‘macro’ photographs of a succulent plant near the beach. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our …
  69. Sushi Extra By Oh 23rd March 2015 - It’s such a privilege to be a photographer sometimes. The insights I get from being merely an observer are often very valuable. From shooting this night market I could tell you what makes the difference between a busy seller and …
  70. Beautiful Flower Macro 23rd March 2015 - What can one say about a beautiful flower ? Other than I really like this shot, and I really like this flower … And really happy I bought my new camera, when I get home and this shows up on …
  71. Cock Bank 23rd March 2015 - Or “Rooster Bank” if you’re not British … although doesn’t have the same “ring” to it … I have no clue what the reason is to put a cockerel on a money changer’s counter … perhaps someone knows the symbolism …
  72. Big Sky Beach Sunset Panorama 23rd March 2015 - SomeΒ photosΒ joined together by the CIA’s special computer they’ve let me borrow for a few days πŸ˜€ Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at …
  73. Look Up 23rd March 2015 - This is one of my favourite angles, tree canopies are just stunning to look at πŸ™‚ This one’s taken at a busy junction of two main roads. The traffic lights were “an accident” in the shot, but I like the …
  74. Helping Dad Cook Street Food 22nd March 2015 - My new camera is teaching me what it’s capable of, and I’m slowly “getting the hang of it”. Street scenes are intriguing to capture daily life, as it is. But fast shutter speeds, and good reflexes are vital, as the …
  75. Smile And The Whole World Smiles With You 22nd March 2015 - You’d have to be pretty cynical to walk past this lady and not even spare a thought … Mothering is one of the toughest jobs in the world, which makes that smile even more valuable, given the circumstances. I hope …
  76. Just Chillax 22nd March 2015 - The pap’s been spotted … this one’s taken from a moving vehicle, the guys in the pickup know they’re getting captured on a (my) memory card … But that’s not what struck me on closer inspection of this photo … …
  77. Happy Mango Day 22nd March 2015 - I don’t think I’ll win a Pulitzer for this one … but I like it, which is what matters most really. I’d guess they are siblings, but could be husband and wife. She’s carrying a string of mangoes which look …
  78. Mallard Duck Boy, Hampstead Heath, London 22nd March 2015 - I was taking a walk on Hampstead Heath in London with a friend when we stumbled across a group of Mallard ducks. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic …
  79. DonCharisma.org Chinese Dog And Crane Bird - Big Buddha Hill Chinese Granite Dragons & Crane 21st March 2015 - These guys are the guardians of a Chinese pagoda. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently …
  80. Huge Sky Beach Sunset Panorama 20th March 2015 - Gotta love the big sky made by 31 photos merged together. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers …
  81. Water Lilies 19th March 2015 - Water lilies are beautiful flowers to photograph especially in bright sunshine … These guys live in a water feature, along with some koi carp and probably some guppies.   Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, …
  82. Lady Thailand Statue 19th March 2015 - This Thai lady statue stands close to one of my local banks. She looks quite stern, not sure if that’s intentional or not. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our …
  83. Pre Solar Eclipse Sunset 18th March 2015 - I wasn’t able to make it to the beach today, and wasn’t expecting this “effect” in the sky, otherwise I probably would “made the effort” … Tomorrow is a special day for those in Northern Europe (and surrounding areas) – …
  84. Beach Closeup Sunset 18th March 2015 - This was my 10000th photo on my iPhone. It’s a closeup of the sand, with the sea and the sunset in the distance. Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our …
  85. LOVE YOU- Sand Writing 17th March 2015 - Love you, with a funny accent on the U ! Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re …
  86. Thai Columns 16th March 2015 - These are columns at the entrance to one of the beachfront hotels. Western architecture isn’t really like this, so something different for you to see πŸ™‚ …
  87. Street Food 15th March 2015 - This one’s for Noelle … Looks like pork balls, with cabbage, mushroom, garlic and rice or noodles … chilli is almost certainly an ingredient … Street food off of a moped and sidecar, typical of Thailand … everything from shoes, …
  88. OBokago 15th March 2015 - Or Avocado, for those who insist on English πŸ™‚ Captured these at the night market. Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a …
  89. Street Food Cart 15th March 2015 - This kind of ‘cart’ is typical of street food in Thailand, they sell a lot of food from these mobile kitchens ! It’s the push-by-hand version, …
  90. DonCharisma.org Chinese Temple Deity - Big Buddha Hill Temple Deity 14th March 2015 - Would you steal from this guy ? Probably not, he’s very intimidating … Very ornate indeed, stunning … I suspect the safes are ornamental, and not …
  91. Big Buddha II Pano – Khao Chee Jan 13th March 2015 - Here’s the Khao Chee Jan Big Buddha from a distance πŸ™‚ Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers …
  92. Extra Skinny Beach Sunset Towerama 12th March 2015 - Tall and very beautiful …anyone for a vacation ? Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently …
  93. Selling Fuel On The Roadside 12th March 2015 - Some photos filtering through from the 5000 or so images I’ve captured with my new camera. This one’s on the way up the hill to see the Big Buddha. They sell fuel for motorbikes in old whiskey bottles. Resources & …
  94. DonCharisma.org Minor Buddha 1 Saturday Minor Buddha 1 – Saturday 11th March 2015 - The Big Buddha has minor Buddhas, one for each day of the week. For YOU, your minor Buddha would be the same as the day of …
  95. DonCharisma.org Eight Headed Dragons And Baby Money Collector Big Buddha Guardian Dragons And Baby Money Collector 10th March 2015 - These dragons must be 200-300 feet long and have a total of EIGHT heads – Thai’s definitely know how to make dragons. They are the protectors …
  96. Pearlescent Balustrade 9th March 2015 - Resources & Sources Unless otherwise stated everything here is (c) DonCharisma.org, all rights are reserved. Comments Comments are often welcomed, provided you can string a legible, relevant and polite sentence together. In other cases probably best shared with your therapist, …
  97. Balcony Sunrise 9th March 2015 - I’ve no idea how I managed to get the exact light conditions for the glowing street lights, but they are stunning Β… Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic …
  98. Big Sky Ocean Sunset Panorama 8th March 2015 - It’s 24 photos lovingly stitched together by Photoshop for that extra huge sky effect at sunset. There is a bigger image behind, so could be worth …
  99. DonCharisma.org Cutty Sark Stormy Sunset Cutty Sark – Stormy Sunset 7th March 2015 - This was taken in Greenwich, London. Greenwich is London’s most popular tourist attraction after Buckingham Palace. The masts and rigging are the Cutty Sark ship with …
  100. More Sky Lantern Fun – Loy Catong Festival 6th March 2015 - Taken during the Loy Catong festival in Thailand in November. The lady has just literally let go of the sky lantern πŸ™‚ Enjoy πŸ˜€ Our fantastic …