These are eight, random "Daily Photographs" from my personal Flickr collection.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Bags of Vegetables - Day 111

I cannot find many photographs of the Tuesday Qurna market on the Internet. Of course, this could be due to a translation problem as the area might also be written as Kurna, Gourna, Gurna, Qurnah or Qurneh. However it's spelt in English, it is an amazing place for us to pick up all sorts of vegetables and fruit. (We're never in the market for live chickens or goats, it seems.)

The Wave
Paid Her LE 24
People, Etc.
Box of Chicks
Transport
Guava
Brothers

On a day like today, it was enjoyable in the warm sun. It no longer feels strange in any way after all these months in Luxor, Egypt. I usually manage to get a few photos I really like. I took twice as many as were posted here. I have sort of developed a gorilla-style of shooting at the hip. Surprisingly, I end up discarding very few!

These photos probably are not very impressive on a phone or tablet. When I open up on my the notebook, I can see a lot of detail often lost on a small screen. Actually, I cannot wait to view the whole collection from Egypt on my TV back in Canada. One reason, I shoot primarily in a 16 x 9 format, is that none of these images will probably ever hit paper. Although many photos may be cropped when edited, they still look amazing in high definition on our 47" screen.


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