Unusual Focus

As we’ve been going through our photographs from Budapest and Bratislava (over 1,700), we have found a few unusual photographs. Regardless of where you travel, you will often find statues that focus on the hands of the subject as the can be very expressive. Whether it is welcoming, comforting, an offering of peace, or fists of aggression, the hands can be as emotional as the eyes. One of the photographs that we’ve included here was taken at the hotel bar where we were staying in Budapest. After a long day of walking around the city, we stopped for a glass of wine and there was a weird green light that glowed underneath the bar top. It actually made for a strange effect and we couldn’t help but take a photograph of our hands. Do you ever find yourself taking photographs of odd subjects during your travels?


From the Hungarian National Museum


Peace Offering in Bratislava


Glowing Hands


Hands Towards the Sky


A Comforting Touch


The “Watcher” Taking a Break


Getting Ready to Strike


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3 Responses to Unusual Focus

  1. Looks like it was a very hands-on holiday /rimshot

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  2. Cee Neuner says:

    I really like your hands this week. Thanks for playing along πŸ˜€

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