It’s the Little Things


I’ve walked the streets of Old Town many times. Now that I’m recording it, I sometimes find new things to capture by going macro. I’ve noticed the grape motif before in cast iron gates. Today I saw this tiny bunch of grapes on a piece of hardware near a shutter. It’s called a shutter dog, whether or not it’s in the shape of a dog. It’s function is to keep a shutter locked in the open position.

6 Responses to It’s the Little Things

  1. photowannabe says:

    Great find. That’s a clever way to hold the shutter open. Nice composition.

  2. Nathalie says:

    Couldn’t agree more, this is lovely!

  3. Olivier says:

    superbe,cette grappe de raisin. Bon dimanche

    superb, this bunch of grape. Good Sunday

  4. Brenda says:

    I love little details like that, I also love the wrought iron down here. Some of the fences, window grilles, etc. have a lot of beautiful details.

  5. Kate says:

    Marie, What a wonderfl find, and, as Annie Dillard says, “…what you see is what you get…” is really true in this case in particular and photo blogging in general!

  6. lavenderlady says:

    It’s lovely…and the title is perfect.

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