Category Archives: Photo

The 2013 Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

Hi F&F, This post is purely a pictorial. I hope you enjoy the sights at the shore. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Advertisements

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Hi F&F, As I’ve said in other posts, I’m relatively new to the whole smartphone camera trend.  I’m making up for lost time and I’ve been experimenting with an array of photo apps.  My entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

Hi F&F, This Sunday was the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. The 40 mile route takes thousands of cyclists through all the boroughs, including the best borough, Brooklyn. In fact, the tour passes not far from where I live and … Continue reading

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Eye Spy: A May December Relationship

Hi F&F, I spied a bright young thing clinging to an odd rusty thing. This was a May December relationship. And while this match incited the usual stares and whispers; it was devoid of the usual innuendo and reproach. This pairing is … Continue reading

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Eye Spy: I’m Stumped

Hi F&F While walking home my eye spied this….. This painted tree stump has ATreeGrowsinBklyn stumped. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Hi F&F, Here are a few photos for this week’s challenge. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Up (erinolearyphotography.com) Weekly photo challenge: Up (jmsimpson.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Up #2 (hereandthere5.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Up (thelintinmypocket.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Up … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

Hi F&F, Mixed messages about the economy and our money abound. Last week the United States Federal Reserve said it would continue with their quantitative easing policy. The view is that the strategy has been successfully supporting economic growth, yet … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime

Hi F&F, Early this morning, before breakfast and well before lunchtime, I thought that today would be a good day to re-enter the WordPress waters. As you may have noticed, I’ve been quiet.  I guess, you could say ATreeGrowsinBklyn has been … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

Hi F&F, To some folks a rubber stamp is a bad thing. It suggests red tape, inefficiency and bureaucracy.  To crafty folks a rubber stamp is a good thing. For want-to-be artists with lots of enthusiasm and no talent (me), … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship

Hi F&F, It was a beautiful day. I saw them approach from the other side of the park. They walked side by side in perfect step; in a fashion that only comes from many years of practice. These two knew … Continue reading

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