Oppytop's European Posts

Taken on a moody day in early June- a chilled bottle of locally vinted Chinon Blanc awaits at the starting block of a romantic evening. The view is not staged.…

This highly contrasted image was taken on a hot summer day on the Greek Island of Thira. I added an artist twist by theming using cubisme digital texturing.

A charming thatched cottage near my British roots of Charlecote England. I added a touch of turquoise to over come the grey sky hues of the day. Dreaming of…

Contrasts of brown tint brings out a mood from the old brownstone row houses of Chelsea. I love Chelsea of all the London boroughs for its charm and elegance. I…

I met this guy while at the Louvre in Paris. We sat together for over an hour. Though he did not say much- I will say he was a good listener!

The village of Chinon along the Vienne River in France is well known for its Chinon Blanc wine. The many cave wineries are a must visit when in the area. I…

Mykonos is one of my all time favorite places. These comparative images were taken many years ago and transferred to digital medium.

I love this quiet place and was fortunate to find it while visiting the chateau region of France. Around 150 mi SW of Paris where the Vienne river joins the…

Nothing can replace high resolution crisp original photographs. However, on occasion I enjoy bringing out the color and fun that an original photo has buried…

Being an American with European roots seems to be the reason for the calling! Tracing our ancestry its easy to follow the English then French lines before…

As a youth traveling around the world with a back pack- my friend and I slept in the bushes at one of the legs. I used the metal support for a pillow! Cant do…

Marcus Aurelius was the last of the Five Good Emperors of Rome. His reign (161–180 CE) marked the end of a period of internal tranquility and good government.…
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