WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus 5

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge was . . . something about depth of field and aperture.

The English cemetery just outside Dharamsala:  Most of the graves belong to soldiers.

The English cemetery just outside Dharamsala: Most of the graves belong to soldiers.

Self loves stripes and colors, especially in summer.

Self loves stripes and colors, especially in summer.

Cal Shakes' "Romeo and Juliet," Sunday July 14, 2013 (Self is returning this Sunday, to see "Lady Windermere's Fan")

Cal Shakes’ “Romeo and Juliet,” Sunday July 14, 2013 (Self is returning this Sunday, to see “Lady Windermere’s Fan”)

At this point, self doesn’t even know why she thought these three were examples of “Focus.”

Because the first and last photos have great depth of field?  Because the middle one is an example of creative blurring?

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

Back to Humongous Pile of Stuff

From the Briefly Noted section of The New Yorker of 27 May 2013 (Self doesn’t know why; this got pushed to the very top of her Pile of Stuff):

She skipped the featured book review because it was about Dan Brown’s latest.  She heard some fiddle-daddle that Manila was in there somewhere as the Gate of Hell.  Yawn.  The real Manila, as anyone who’s lived there knows, is too surreal to Read the rest of this entry »

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