Thursday, April 2, 2009

Skywatch Friday

The streets of Old Town Pleasanton are lined with 
lovely old Victorians looking skyward...
Pleasanton, CA
(3/20/09)

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42 comments:

Pacey said...

Impressive structure and the sky is gorgeous with the light touch of clouds.

The Write Girl said...

What a beautiful sky peeking above the rooftops.

Barbara said...

Love the angle and those clouds add alot to the image as s whole. Smiles B

J Bar said...

Beautiful building. Makes me want to see the whole street.

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Sally in WA said...

Nicely done! I like the colors all seem to compliment each other.

Robert V. Sobczak said...

That looks like a fun house. And perfect weather ... which makes me think, no need to be inside, thus the photo.

Bryan said...

Blues aplenty! There looks to be an interesting light in the ..um attic?

ms toast burner said...

I love the house! It looks happy for the blue sky as well. :-)

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful house and a perfect match for the that beautiful blue sky! Great shot!

Mary Elizabeth said...

Stunning. I love the perspective. The sky is wonderful.
Great shot.
Mary Elizabeth.
From Now and Then.

hitch writer said...

Magnificient shot !

Vicky said...

I like the lacy decor on the building. nice shot!

ROSIDAH said...

An impressive sky over the Victorian building :)!

Blue Eyed Tango said...

So nice the way you cropped this photo! Really like it! Lu

Mojo said...

The pattern of the clouds works really well with the edges of the roof lines. Nice composition!

Regina said...

Nice house. Good shot.

joo said...

Lovely house! I'm waiting for new haiku from you:)
Have a great weekend!

Daryl said...

Gingerbread houses .. Cape May, NJ has similar lovely old well maintained architecture

chrome3d said...

Those houses were made to stand proudly against the glorius cirrus skies.

Mariz said...

Very nice! I love your angle shot, and that house is lovely!

Btw Linnea, I love your new header photo, now every time I drop by it's not just your posts I look forward to seeing, but also the new header photo background displayed. Happy weekend!

2sweetnsaxy said...

I like those Victorian houses. Nice shot.
:-)

Carol said...

I love the details on this old victorian....beautiful sky also...

Sara Chapman in Seattle said...

Oh, this is a beauty. My fave kind of sky, houses that can't be beat, perfect sunshine . . . I love this photo and I wish I was there. Great blog. Thanks for visiting, too!

Tammie Lee said...

Beautiful house, amazing sky= wonderful image!

Tricia said...

I love that sky! Fantastic shot!!!

Clueless in Boston said...

Nice shot. I like the different color blues and the steep angle of the shot, which always intrigues.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Nice skywatch shot. Love the house.

Pam said...

I like the way the beautiful blue sky and white clouds mimic the blue house and with it's wonderful white gingerbread trim.
Thank you for your visit, have a great weekend.

postcardsfromwildwood said...

What beautiful decorative houses, and the colours look great set against that blue sky.
Janice.

Lisa Wilson said...

That's beautiful! At least someone is experiencing spring!

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George said...

I like the perspective of this photo. The house looks wonderful against the sky like that.

Arija said...

Now that's my kind of town, nice and old fashined. In that house I could easily live if it had a big garden. Great photo and well matched sky and building, each setting the other off to mutual advantage.

John said...

Very well captured!

Owlie said...

That is sublime. I love the harmony of colours.

E. Floyd said...

Love the sky and the details of the victorian houses. Nice viewpoint.

imom said...

I love the look of the wispy clouds, very nice!

Marie said...

Great photo!

Walker said...

Beautiful blue capture.

Tranquility said...

I love Victorian style buildings and those colors - the blue and red look so pretty against that blue sky!

frenchie4moi said...

Oh how I wish they would build houses like this today. Beautiful color!

Enjoyed your blog.

Oz Girl said...

Gorgeous skies, great perspective, and I've always had a soft spot for beautiful Victorian homes. Great photo! :)