Monday, 17 February 2020

"Municipal Building" is the March CDP Theme


Here is the classical New England town hall of West Hartford, a municipality in the center of Connecticut.  For the 2020 year-long "Show Us Your City" series, show us your municipal building on March 1.

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

The Dreckly Kid Gave Birth to Plymouth Daily Photo [UK] Nine Years Ago

"The Dreckly Kid" is the nom de plume of a Cornish blogger who began Plymouth Daily Photo nine years ago, on February 11, 2011.  Most appropriate for a month in which the theme has been "Streetscape," The Dreckly Kid's fist post was both a streetscape and a waterfront scene.



His blog post told us that in the past, Plymouth's Sutton Harbour was home to an important fishing fleet and a wide range of commercial maritime activity, and its quays were busy with warehouses, processing and repair facilities. Nowadays it is home to a major marina complex and its quays are lined with apartments and a bewildering range of restaurants, bars, clubs and pubs.  Here is a more recent photo.


Friday, 17 January 2020

"Streetscape" is the February Theme


In 2020 the monthly themes for City Daily Photo bloggers are designed to showcase various elements of our cities.  On February 1, the theme is "Streetscape."  So, show a typical streetscape from your city, or an unusual streetscape, or a favorite streetscape.  Your call.

In Naples, Florida, the heat and summer rains lead to rapid, lush growth.  In some older parts of the city, trees have grown together to form a shady canopy.  This is 18th Street South in Naples. 

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Merry@Syracuse Rarely Skips a Day


For ten years -- starting on January 1, 2010 -- Merry@Syracuse has documented her upper New York environs just about every day.  Text is rare, and Merry doesn't cultivate many followers, nor does she tell anything about herself.  But, she is metronomically consistent.  It is worth a visit.  Thanks for being such a consistent member of the City Daily Photo community.

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Photo of the Year



On January 1, City Daily Photo bloggers post their Photo of the Year.  Your favorite?  The one that got most comments?  One that has special meaning for you?  There are no rules.  Show us the one you decide is your Photo of the Year.

Want a head start on the other eleven months?  Here is the line-up of monthly themes, based on YOUR city:

February:  Streetscape
March:  Municipal Building
April:  School
May:  Shopping
June:  Park
July:  Neighborhood
August:  City People
September:  Public Safety (police, Fire, Emergency Medical, etc.)
October:  Church (or Other Religious Institution)
November:  Best Known Destination
December:  Holidays

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

A Dozen Years (Plus) for Christchurch Daily Photo



On September 6, 2007, Michelle started a photo blog as an excuse to ‘take photos’ and also ‘learn WordPress.’  Thus was born Christchurch Daily Photo, still going strong more than a dozen years later.  Three years into the life of her blog, Christchurch suffered severe damage from an earthquake, posing a dilemma for Michelle.  Her solution was not to focus on the damage, but, rather, on the recovery.  Michelle seems like a wise woman.

Michelle is a Christchurch website designer and amateur photographer living in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Take a look and say 'congratulations!'

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Rainbows Everywhere on December 1


The theme for December is "Rainbow."  So many ways to illustrate that theme.  For this announcement, let's go with a traditional rainbow, the one that greeted me as I disembarked from a week cruising the Greek islands.  How will you illustrate "Rainbow" on December 1?

Actually, it will probably be first on Facebook, or Twitter, or maybe you'll hear about it from the nice old guy next door. Whatever the case, if you have news to share, how about sharing it with us, so we can share it with everyone and actually make these pages useful?

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