Tuesday Photo Challenge – Alley (Dutch goes the Photo!)

Don’t lose your marbles

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My wife had some errands to run at the Home Depot and I wanted to complete the challenge even though I was a day late. I wanted to capture the alley along the Alchemist & Barrister.

We parked in the Spring Street deck and we walked over. I spotted another alley between the small mall on Spring Street and the D'Angelo's restaurant. I only needed to wait a few minutes before my subject walked into the frame. I didn't feel a breeze but her hair seemed to flow behind her as she walked briskly toward the camera. She seemed in a hurry to get somewhere and walked while talking on her phone. Late for a date perhaps? Talking to her girlfriend about how badly the last date was and eager to get home? Who knows.

Palmer Square Alley

The alley that connects Palmer Square to Witherspoon Street

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The Alchemis & Barrister or "A&B" as the locals call it, is a popular Princeton restaurant serving standard American bar food in a rustic interior with a patio for al fresco dining. Next door is Olive's Catering, a bakery/deli serving baked goods & an all-day menu with Greek & vegetarian specialities. An alley runs along the length of both businesses providing a shortcut from Witherspoon Street to Palmer Square.

Created by photographer Frank Jansen, the Tuesday Photo Challenge is a weekly theme-based challenge for photographers of all kinds to share both new and old photography.


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  • Debbie
    24th August 2017 at 7:39 PM

    Very nice - both the photo and questions on the woman.

  • jansenphoto
    23rd August 2017 at 7:07 AM

    Another wonderful set of images! Love the lower angle you took on these shots!

    • Khürt Williams
      25th August 2017 at 12:33 AM

      Thank you, Frank.

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