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A place reveals itself on its streets, from pedestrians strolling during lunch time, to performers entertaining tourists on sidewalks, to…

Lisbon's Bairro Alto by Cheri Lucas Rowlands

  • Want to participate? Each Friday, we’ll provide a theme. Publish a new post with a photo interpreting the weekly theme. Create a pingback to this week’s challenge to share your post with the community. Learn More

Lisbon's Bairro Alto by Cheri Lucas Rowlands

Lisbon’s Bairro Alto by Cheri Lucas Rowlands

A place reveals itself on its streets, from pedestrians strolling during lunch time, to performers entertaining tourists on sidewalks, to the bustle of local markets, and more. Whether you’re shoveling snow from your own driveway or walking a familiar route to work or getting lost in a foreign city, a snapshot of a street (or road or path) can tell a tale.

I explored the cobblestone streets of Lisbon one summer, captured above in a shot of one of its neighborhoods, Bairro Alto. I especially loved the city’s sloped alleyways, as well as the graffiti-strewn walls and grittier feel of this particular district.

For this challenge, document the movement (or stillness) of a street: tell a story with your snapshot, capture a scene that reveals a bit about a place, or simply show us where you live — or a path you often take.

cheri lucasIn a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that brings a street to life.

– Cheri

New to The Daily Post? Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’re invited to get involved in our Weekly Photo Challenge to help you meet your blogging goals and give you another way to take part in Post a Day / Post a Week. Everyone is welcome to participate, even if your blog isn’t about photography.

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

  1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will be announced.
  2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos, title your blog post “Weekly Photo Challenge: (theme of the week)” and be sure to use the “postaday″ tag.
  3. Follow The Daily Post so that you don’t miss out on weekly challenge announcements, and subscribe to our quarterly newsletter — we’ll highlight great photos from the most popular challenge.
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  1. This has got to be my favorite challenge theme yet! Yesterday, I was Freshly Pressed for a post I wrote about street photography, so I think the post and images are a perfect fit for this week’s challenge. Here is a post about the streets of Toronto http://wp.me/p2fKaT-pg

    Thanks again WordPress for featuring my post, it has more than made my week.

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