The thing I love the most about combing through Weekly Photo Challenge entries? Easy: it’s the whirlwind round-the-world trip they invite me to take each and every week. This was certainly the case in our recent “Ornate” challenge, where you treated us to some seriously gorgeous shots. Here are some of my personal favorites.
I never thought that a photo of the Taj Mahal (Agra, India) could take me by surprise. Yet Vidur Mithal‘s focus on the minarets’ decorative motifs revealed a very different side of the iconic structure — one that felt almost intimate.
I’m sure somewhere in the world there are people who can resist a spiral staircase. I’m not one of them. Looking at Steff‘s shot of this Baroque staircase in Melk Abbey in Austria, all…
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