Published on October 17th, 201210
Random Photo Memory: Azore Islands Full Moon Rising
There’s little I like better than fiddling with digital graphics. So for this week’s Wordless Wednesday, I decided to have some fun with a pic I snapped back in the ’90’s (with f.i.l.m) of a bucolic scene amid the Azore Islands.
Btw, it seems few have heard of this idyllic cluster of isles even today – likely because they’re floating in the middle of nowhere, in the mid-Atlantic, about a thousand miles off the coast of Portugal. Which is precisely why I wanted to go there. Indeed, they turned out to be purely pristine – a tiny microcosm of cobbled streets, picturesque countryside fields filled with sheep, all lorded over by towering volcanic peaks shrouded in wispy clouds. Much like I imagine Europe must have been 100 years ago.
A nice little scene, that I dare say, would seem to need little improvement:
Nonetheless, I couldn’t help but play a bit – by adding a gossamer moon rising above the volcano: