Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

you can see people relaxing, sitting at a well in the center of Munich: Marienplatz – but me, viewing from above, sitting in the silence of a church tower nearby, I felt a soothing distance to the hectic shopping area of tourists and local consumers …
Munich
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59 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

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  2. almost look like doll people from above and love the color of the fountain. ☺

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  9. A nice way to people-watch!

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  10. From here you can see everyone…LOL…
    Thanks for the view, really enjoyed it.
    @))–>>—–

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  12. Exciting view from above.

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  13. I love the “buzz” of activity… everyone heading in a different direction.

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  14. It is always fun to watch crowds – at a distance! Very cool.

    Thanks also for the visit and pingback over at CTB :D

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  15. There’s nothing like viewing people coming together around a landmark. It looks like it’s still winter in the picture. No bright colors yet. Still the somber colors of winter on coats and jackets.
    I like the scene on your header photo. Maybe I should compose one too!

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  16. Great photo for the challenge, ft. That fountain is obviously a popular resting place. :)

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  18. Definitely from above. You made me realise I have a pictures of the fountain from last year but not from above. Thanks for the different perspective.

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  20. Great shot! I love the perspective from above. And thanks too for the pingback!

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    • thank you for your reflection, Patricia:
      “… It also brings order to events that seem chaotic at ground level. When I was a restless teenager, I took flying lessons with the Civil Air Patrol. I loved hovering above the waves of Long Island Sound, looking down at my diminutive city, miniature cars and roads. It reminded me that the world was much larger than my little suburban house and my family…”

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  21. Remarkable that distance adds that element of serenity to a bustling scene! Love it Frizz.

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  22. Amy

    Great shot, Frizz! People are walking, talking, resting, reading… Love the fountain :)

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  30. It’s lovely to sit above a crowd…very nice photo and love the fountain! And thanks for the ping back!

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  31. yes, i would like the feeling in the church tower too … watching peacefully :)

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  32. Lovely picture and lovely place. I also love the way the people have been captured around the fountain. I also realised that you were first of the blocks again, how do you manage it? Could you please check out my entry for this challenge at; http://internationaleconomicmatters.wordpress.com/2013/05/03/weekly-photo-challenge-from-above/

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  36. Terrific shot from above, Frizz.

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  37. I really like this photo, and especially since I will be back in Munich this summer after 38 years away. My old college friend called me from there today and the years just fell away.

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  38. Funny how so few people wear colour… And so much denim!

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  43. All the patterns and those colours make it refreshing.

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  45. Was Mrs Frizz shopping down there ? :-)

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  46. Something for everyone in this shot Frizz!

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  48. i love the picture, like mini human in earth. . .

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  49. Memories of The Conversation…

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