Yeah, not sure if it's worth 4 photos, but still, I liked playing with small changes.
Statue of Mary in the Grotto with Warde Hall copula in background. She’s also framed by the Grotto kiosk she is housed in.
Saw an art class in the MMU Our Lady of Sorrows Grotto midday today as I was walking across campus–a photo class busy capturing images.
Later, when I crossed campus, I couldn’t resist. I’m not sure what images they were capturing, but I was playing with three ideas: Framing, repetitive forms and angles.
The Grotto is a great place to spend a bit of time, and I found myself sort of daydreaming–when I was done and ready to leave, it was almost a shock to realize that very noisy heavy machinery was banging away in the background at the construction site of the University Center. Had not tuned into to it.
Anyway, I’d be curious to see their Grotto pictures from this fine sunny day. Here are mine.
Must have been inspired by Kathryn Hagy images. Some of my photos were of the rocks at one of the artificial waterfalls that circulates water and helps to limit mosquitoes in the pond.
Rocks and water.
Water and rocks.
Last falls image.
I liked the juxtaposition of the Ten Commandments monument, bridge and copula, several of these images.
Zooming in makes objects appear closer together.
Some plants. I like the dagger-shape of young daffodils before buds appear.
Daffodils from the side.
Final side view with a bit of Grotto as backdrop.
Detail of railing leading to Grotto bridge.
Just liked the afternoon shadows on the steps leading down to the Grotto.
Day lilies start to sprout near the top of the stairs that lead to the Grotto.