Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Morocco Odyssey 25: Marrakesh (iv)

 Finally, we are ready to enter the el-Fna square. For centuries, it was the nerve center and symbol of the city.Once a site for public executions [beheadings], today it is a multi-purpose market place. Occupying a huge area, it is jam packed with all manner of food stands, apparel, musicians [drummers, snake charmers]. The shot below was taken from a restaurant balcony; it can gives you only a small glimpse of extent of the market.

Everywhere I turned in this hustle and bustle, there was something or somebody I wanted to photograph. Below are some select samples of the many shots; they are self-evident, so I will skip further commentary except to say that this was my favorite site.

 The next day we returned to Casablanca for our flight back home. So, this posting completes my Morocco Odyssey account. I hope you enjoyed looking/reading about it. For us, it was among the best foreign travel experiences we ever had. A sneak preview of future posts: we will be visiting in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Images will be in color and B&W infrared.
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