Around the world are countless breathtaking photo-ops that get swamped with tourist cameras, including mine–the Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, the Christus statue above Rio, China’s Great Wall, and so on.

Then again, there are also countless small moments where unexpected images of beauty suddenly appear at unforeseen times and places. Sometimes they are intimate and quiet and whisper a message of subtle appeal.

Here is one such still-life moment from Helsingor, Denmark that I especially like. It’s stillness, its stark yet colorful ‘sound’, it speaks of peace and ground, mankind and nature…

Another view of the same place:

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