Deep in summer
Lies this mountain hut, yet
The cuckoo
Calls lush and thick, but
I cannot hear them!
~Minbukyō yukihira no uta’awase*

Leica D-Lux 7 … f/2.2 . 1/5000 s . 14.1 mm . 200 ISO

Patti (P. A. Moed) invites photographers to “go wide”

*cited: Waka Poetry

Travels and Trifles wrote, “This week the Lens-Artists team invites you to join us in exploring the magic of light. Sometimes we plan ahead and rise in the early morning hours to capture the sunrise, only to find it obscured by clouds. Other times we await the sunset only to find it less than spectacular. And sometimes, every now and then, we just get lucky and a boring scene becomes magical.”

What could be more boring than a global industrial grid bike rack or

Sony RX1003 …f /3.5 . 1/250s . 25.7mm . 80 ISO

the concrete foundation of an underpass.

Leica d-Lux7 … f/2.8 . 1/1300 . 34mm . 100 ISO

Then there is the magical moment of a playground in the early morning hours.

Leica D-Lux 7 … f/2.8 . 1/1600s . 34mm . 100 ISO