Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose

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CaixaForum Madrid (Spain)

There seems to be a global trend of converting abandoned electrical stations and old power plants to museums or art galleries. CaixaForum Madrid (Spain), Tate Modern (UK) and The Power Plant (Canada), just to name a few.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose

Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

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Algonquin Provincial Park (Canada)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

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Outdoor Onsen (Japanese Hot Spring)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

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Path

Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

Weekly Photo Challenge: Tiny

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Taipei (Taiwan)

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Athens (Greece)

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Shenzhen (China)

I’ve always enjoyed tilt-shift photography, also known as miniature faking or diorama effect. It is a process in which a photograph of a life-size location or object is made to look like a photograph of a miniature scale model.

The conventional way to achieve this is to use a tilt-shift lens. However, such illusion can also be simulated by post-processing software. And, in recent years, there are even smartphone apps or camera features that can fake the tiny toy town effect right away.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shine

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Santorini (Greece)

I was shooting into the sun and glad that everything aligned well. My response to Weekly Photo Challenge: Shine

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia

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Ginzan Onsen (Japan)

Wooden inns, gas lamps and heavy snowfall all add to the nostalgic ambienceĀ in Ginzan Onsen, a famous hot spring area in Japan.