Thursday, April 29, 2010

Thursday Challenge ~ "FACE" (Portrait, Self-Portrait, Happy Faces, Emotions,...)

Dale Hudjik at Spun With Tears hosts a Thursday photography challenge where a theme is announced, and then participants choose a photograph that they have taken relating to the topic and post it on their blog.  To link back to the post and add your blog to the list click here.  I found out about this thanks to Vicky from Reading At The Beach after she participated in the challenge.

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This is a photo taken by my husband in Kilkenny, Ireland, while on a bus tour that we took during our honeymoon last October.  The trip of a lifetime!

20 comments:

  1. That is an interesting face that you have posted. Any idea of the origin of the statue or any meaning that it brings?

    Hope you have a nice day.
    Thanks.

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  2. There is a clever face to post! Quite a sculpture.

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  3. Nice take on the theme. He's wonderful. :)

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  4. Interesting face! Thanks for stopping at my blog!

    (((HUGS))) from Canada

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  5. this is an interesting photo and quite intriguing statue. thanks for dropping by my page.

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  6. merci pour ta visite, belle photo de cette statue

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  7. also an interesting face. It's a little different between the others ;)

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  8. Great face!! I've always wanted to visit Ireland!

    Glad you participated in the challenge!

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  9. Interesting photo. Glad to read that your journey was a journey of lifetime.

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  10. Wow what a stunning face!

    A honeymoon in Ireland sounds like a wonderful start to your life together.

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  12. Cool photo. I have been to Kilkenny, but I don't think I saw that face. I just googled the name on the statue and got a little history lesson, too.

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  13. Cool face, who is it supposed to be? My husband and I have been to Ireland twice, 2000 and 2007 and had a great time both times. It is one of those places that you just have to go visit before you die!!!!

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  14. Thanks to everyone for their compliments. For those who have inquired, this is a sculpture of Saint Canice, made of Kilkenny limestone and Bronze, by a Spanish sculptor Saturio Alonso back in 1999.

    County Kilkenny is named after Saint Canice who was born in 514 AD. The sculpture is a symbol of Celtic mythology and the head is the symbol of spiritually.

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  15. that is a great face. thanks for telling us the meaning. the expression is somewhere exactly between a smile and a frown. arresting.

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  16. I would very much like to see photos taken by you ! But I must say this statue has very eloquent face. You don't know this but I collect souvenir dolls. I have a collection of 500 dolls and large collection of Russian dolls. And that doll in pic is a Russian doll from Moscow distrik.
    You have very nice blog here !!! Feel free to visit my blog again and so you will see my photos of beautiful Finnish nature in spring time : all those flowers, birds and enviroments !!!!! :) Thanks for your comment :)

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  17. Great shot, Ireland has always intrigued me and hope to go there some day.

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  18. A very expressive sculpture !

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  19. a different take and nice image!

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