Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

WPC - Symmetry

This week’s photo challenge is symmetry. I was surprised I found quite a few fitting pictures in my archives, and then I found this one. It’s not my usual photography style at all, but I vividly remember taking this picture in Newport, RI last summer.

The street was relatively narrow and I stood on the other side of the road, so there was no way I could capture the whole house. The reason I did capture this bit was the flag, as it was shortly before the 4th of July, although I know that there doesn’t need to be a reason for Americans to put up a flag outside their house.

That’s another reason I took quite a few flag pictures during that vacation, because putting up a flag is pretty much unseen in German – except when it’s football (i.e. soccer) season. Any other time you might be judged for a political conviction that you might not even have…


5 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

  1. I think the flag adds just the right punch to the otherwise perfect symmetry of the photo! And your comments about the differences in American and German approaches to flag flying are so interesting–here, if you DON’T fly a flag, your neighbors might think you’re not a good American!

  2. Pingback: Symmetry: The Making Of | My Atheist Blog

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