Chautauqua Institution Series

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Manhole Cover

I was asked by the Bird, Tree & Garden Club at Chautauqua Institution to lead a walk on August 13, 2012. I suggested a Contemplative Photography Walk. In preparation for that, I decided to go up to Chautauqua several times between now and then and do some shooting. Today was my first day. It was predicted to be sunny in the morning; I missed the 35-second window, and it was bitterly cold. Still, I snapped off quite a few.

When you think of Chautauqua, you think of the iconic Bell Tower, Athenaeum Hotel, Hall of Philosophy, Norton Hall, Amphitheater, and so on. I purposefully avoided them all. Instead, I walked the narrow streets staying open to that flash of perception. Here are some of the things that caught eye:

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3 thoughts on “Chautauqua Institution Series

  1. Norman Karp January 23, 2012 at 9:37 pm Reply

    Hi Jennifer,

    Beautiful photos. I wish I could see what you see.

    Norman

  2. Christine Wipasuramonton January 24, 2012 at 4:42 pm Reply

    Beautiful Photos! I am looking forward to the walk in August!
    Christine Wipasuramonton

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