Knoxville Daily Photo will post one photo per day taken from the Knoxville/Knox County, Tennessee area. Knoxville is the city of my birth, the place where I work, and the largest city near our hometown. It's a wonderful community in which to raise our family. It's really a beautiful place . . . . at least I think so.

I am not a professional photographer; I call myself a point & shoot photographer. I have had a genuine love for and interest in photography since childhood. My camera is a Nikon Coolpix S600 ~ which I love for many reasons that I won't list here. Sometimes I use my old camera which is a Nikon Coolpix 5900.

Photography is something that I enjoy immensely. My photographs & albums are treasured above all other material things I own. The memories that are captured and preserved through my camera are so precious.

I am glad that I have discovered City Daily Photo and started a photo blog. It's an honor to share my little corner of the world with those who find themselves here. Enjoy looking around my blog, and welcome to all who visit.

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

New Year's Eve

In just a few hours we'll welcome the New Year ~ 2009! Have a safe and fun New Year's Eve!

This clock is located on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville . . . counting down the hours until 2009!


Jim said...

I think I like that patio to the right. Have a safe and Happy New Year!

Curly said...

It's a nice old clock too!

I hope you don't mind me taking the easy route by copying and pasting this comment, it is by far the easiest method of getting my message to so many CDP photobloggers.
I am not sure that I can sustain South Shields Daily Photo much longer, it is so difficult to keep finding new material on a daily basis,
and after more than two years inspiration and motivation are becoming harder to find, so I may become less daily from time to time.
I hope you can find new hope and inspiration, and that a new start in 2009 brings everything that you desire.
The CDP photoblogging community has grown massively over the past year and I'd like to thank those who have visited South Shields Daily Photo, especially those who have been kind enough to leave a comment or two.
Best wishes for 2008




South Shields Daily Photo

Hilda said...

I have yet to see a clock like this in any of Manila's streets. All I've seen are no-nonsense digitals! Useful, but not very pretty.

Happy New Year to you and your beautiful family, Hope! Wishing you all a peaceful and prosperous 2009.

Lois said...

Happy New Year!

Tanya said...

I love these old clocks and Gay Street is beautiful!

Happy New Year Hope!

Leedra said...

I love this old looking clock. I don't know if it was new when they redid Gay Street, or is there some history to it. It just gives me a smile when I see it.

JT said...

Hope, Happy New Year! While on my drive yesterday, I shot a photo of a clock just like this one in the small town of Agua Dulce north of LA.

Great photo. Looks like there is some history to discover there.

JM said...

Very nice clock!

HAPPY NEW YEAR to you, Hope, and your family!

Knoxville Girl said...

you know, the original one was hijacked by Kimballs Jewlers when they moved out to Bearden Hill because the city couldn't prove ownership - and it was known as the Hope Clock.
Happy New Year, Hope!

Boise Diva said...

Happy New Year!

gogouci said...

Salem has a handful of street clocks in the downtown area. Much more attractive than the digital sort. Happy New Year.

10/21/08 ~ Thank you to Leedra from Photography by Leedra

10/23/08 ~ Thanks so much to Tanya from Around Roanoke Daily Photo Blog

10/23/08 ~ Thanks also to Laurie from Glimpses of South Pasadena and your very kind words (to follow) . . .

"With gratitude and great pleasure I would like to pass the award to these photography bloggers:

Hope of Knoxville Daily Photo. Hope can squeeze images out of her Nikon Coolpix that will astonish you. The photographs of her kids capture the essence of childhood and a mother's love with the same poignancy and joy of the paintings of Mary Cassatt..."

Tanya and Laurie . . . . I am truly honored and flattered that you have chosen me to receive this award. Sincere thanks to both of you for this award and your nice comments!

10/28/08 ~ Sincere thanks to JM of Oeiras and Environs Daily Photo who has given this award to me. I am truly honored and will enjoy passing this award on to others.

11/4/08 ~ Thanks so much to Sean Claes of Kyle, Texas Daily Photo for giving this award to me, also. It's a great honor and I appreciate it so much!

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