“There was a fine old barn at the Lake George farmhouse. You could see it from the kitchen window or from the window of Stieglitz’s little sitting room. With much effort I painted a picture of the front part of the barn… after that I painted the side where all the paint was gone with the south wind. It was weathered grey—with one broken pane in the small window.”
First Highlights of the National Geography Photo Contest
National Geographic offers one of the most exiting photography contests, in which everyone can submit their photography that is nature-related. Unfortunately, the submission period for this season has been closed already.The selection of their first favorites is worth a look, though.
This nine-pointed fortress is perhaps the best example of a planned city from the Renaissance. Palmanova was built in 1593 and is located in the northeastern corner of Italy near the border with Slovenia.