Lens Artists Photo Challenge #124: Then and Now

I like the quote that Ann Christine found, which whilst not altogether true, it has some veracity

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.
― L.M. Montgomery

For Then and Now, I shall just concentrate on pre-pandemic and now. Before Covid I would go abroad twice a year most times. I have always enjoyed travelling, Now, I am limited to a small area around where I live. In the summer this was OK, but is becoming less appealing as the seasons change.
So this is a recent image from urban wanders close to home, compared to an urban view from Spain

….and here is a countryside view from wanders close to home compared to Sweden a few years ago

And finally, an image from a Stately Home a short distance from home, compared to a castle in Sweden

Linked to Lens artists photo challenge at Amy’s here

25 comments

  1. That ‘slider’ feature is very cool, Sue!
    I loved playing with it!
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Amy

    I love how you compare the places near your home to where you have traveled.
    Beautifully done, Sue. Thank you for sharing with us. 🙂

  3. Ha ha. Excellent comparisons, and fun! Well done.

  4. Nice creative take on the theme and the stately home and castle reminded me how huge some homes can be

  5. I loved the slider. It was perfect for this post, now and then together . I can imagine the effort it must have taken to choose pictures that showcased the comparison.

  6. The slider is indeed perfect for this one Sue – your post shows there is beauty to be found no matter where you are as long as you are open to it. Excellent choices.

  7. Yay! Slip sliding away 🙂 🙂 Love that first, Sue! Surprised how well it works.

  8. oh this is such a clever interpretation and also a very clever use of the image compare 😀

  9. The slider feature is fun, Sue. A great way to show “then” and “now.”

Over to you...(by entering a comment, you agree to Wordpress collecting your name, email address and site URL)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Travels and Trifles

Expressing Thought Through Photography

Inside My Sling Bag

Living, Loving, Laughing, Learning and (Being) Lucrative

A Meditative Journey with Saldage

a sharing of readings, thoughts, and photographs

Travels with Ali

My site is all about my travels around the world and in Australia, plus daily life photos!

beetleypete

The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

Agnes Ashe

Pomegranates & Vine Scroll - Art Inspired Living

John's Space .....

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

Carla Baptista

As palavras e as fotografias não gostam de ficar fechadas muito tempo na gaveta...

beautifulpeopleinc.com

Live, Love, Travel and Laugh (Proudly Pinoy)

Street Photography

Tell Story Throughout the Images

BlogBimmel

Aktuelles - Vordergründiges - Hintergründiges - Unergründliches - Dumm Tüch - Fotos

Leya

To See a World in a Grain of Sand...

Minutiae

More little things in life

All things bright and beautiful

Delighting in Our World

Sheetalbravon

Quirky thoughts on the ultimate question of life, the universe and popcorn.

Paol Soren

A bit of this and that

The Glasgow Gallivanter

Adventures at home and abroad

poppytump@no4

Photography and Sketching ... Observations ...

Nurul in Turkey

Semua Tentang Turki - All About Turkey

Travels in Finland and abroad

Discover Finland’s hidden gems

Manja Mexi Mexcessive

Less is not enough.

Saved By Words

When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her. Adrienne Rich

David M's photoblog

My photos from the last 40+ years

%d bloggers like this: