How does the old saying go: a bird in the hand is worth two in the pile of rebar? I…

bird in the rebar

Photo by Michelle Weber.

How does the old saying go: a bird in the hand is worth two in the pile of rebar? I think that’s right.

My neighborhood is filled with rubble “up and coming,” and some construction materials have recently moved into an empty lot across the street from my building. I was fascinated by the lines and shapes created by these stacks of rebar — more so when I saw birds hopping between the bars, using it as their personal jungle gym. I snapped this shot of the bars and birds, offset by the bright green grass, through a chain-link fence.

This week, share what you see on the inside. It could be something literally inside, like these birds in the rebar or the inside of your home or favorite hideaway. If you’d like, go in a personal direction — share a photo of your best friend laughing, showing how she feels on the inside, or an arresting shot of your son’s blue eyes (windows to the soul, dontcha know). This is also a great opportunity to put what you learned in Jeff Sinon’s guest post on composition into practice.


superman curlWe look forward to seeing what you come up with!

– Michelle


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      1. Thank you to WordPress creators and “likers”: Broken Light: A Photography Collective, angieibarra, kongo1950, Vladimir Brezina…My post for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside …
        Inside the soft, white breath of a dandelion
        nestles the full length and breadth of inspiration

        Please take a view inside my inspiration at:

        A prayer for light and peace in Zamboanga, southern Philippines.


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