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.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Eyes in the Back of the Building

Open Your Eyes. Open Your Mind. The Knoxville Museum of Art has some wonderfully thought-provoking words and visuals to inspire all of us.


Lois said...

Nice picture! The blue in the eyes brings out the blue in the sky!

Gwyn said...

Greetings from Alaska!
I bet the view from that deck, between the two eyes, is amazing. Beautiful shot! I love the landscaping. It's nice to see green this time of year. Is this a recent photo?

Kate (urban photos) said...

like the splash of red from the boys top. lifts the image and mirrors the red in the trees too.
good shot.

marley said...

Wow! Great advertising signs. Great photo :)

PJ said...

That's perfect, Hope. I love it and I'm glad you decided to keep blogging. I've taken a looser approach to it, I post every day but I post when it's convenient for me and although I don't visit others to comment as much as I used to I always return the visit. It's the best I can do right now, I'm so busy with my home renovations and working on starting a home based business.

Rambling Round said...

Hmmm...these could look spooky at night! Neat idea though.

gogouci said...

It's as if the eyes are watching the children play.

Hope said...

Gwyn...I took this photo last October. It was a beautiful fall day spent with my husband!

Ken Mac said...

this is wild.....a little weird!

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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