Square Tops #23: The Oculus

The Eye at the Top of the Pantheon

The Oculus, The Pantheon, Rome

Join Becky’s April Squares: SquareTops. There are only two rules: the photo must be square and it must relate to the theme of the month.

The theme for April Squares is ‘top‘, and Becky has listed five idioms to choose from;

  1. On Top of the World – summit, crown, peak (tiptop) or uppermost part of something.
  2. Under the Big Top – topping or covering (or if you are really lucky a circus!)
  3. Room at the Top – first or highest in position
  4. Cherry on Top – something made even more wonderful by becoming square
  5. Top and Tail – or maybe you’d prefer to play around with word combinations such as top dog, top stitch, top hat, top secret, top knot, top drawer or top dollar!

The main tag is #SquareTops but you may also want to add a second tag using the idiom your square is coming under.

Karnak and Luxor

The Same But Different

Columns, Temple at Karnak, Egypt

Karnak

Columns, Temple at Luxor, Egypt

Luxor

 

 

Join Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Starting with the Letters K or L 

Ancient Bricks

Brick construction, side wall, Pantheion, 113–125 AD, Rome, Italy

Join Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Stones or Bricks

Lines Squared #28

Coffered Lines

The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

Join Becky from The Life of B for October Squares #28. There are only two rules. The image must be square and must relate to the October theme: lines&squares.

Karnak The Magnificent

Larger Than Life

The great hypostyle hall, Karnak Temple, El-Karnak, Luxor Governorate, Egypt

Join Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge: Go Big

Buddha in Color

Variations on a Theme:

Buddha at Dambulla

The Damulla Cave Temple in Sri Lanka is a series of five cave containing depictions of Buddha. The second and largest cave, the Maharaja Viharaya (Temple of the Great Kings),  contains sixteen standing and forty seated statues of Buddha. The walls and ceiling are covered with 18th-century murals depicting the life of Buddha. Yellow and red are the predominant colors.

Join Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge #8: Colorful

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