Flickr has many colourful photos. Sometimes truly breath-taking, like this one of autumn in Tokyo, Japan. magicflute002, thank you for this amazing shot. Luv it +++!

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photo credit: magicflute002 (unshopped!)

(by the way, did you see the man in the photo???)

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Flickr is awesome!! So many fantastic photographers from all over the world sharing their work for us to admire! 10 years ago you couldn’t do this – you’d have to buy photobooks for $30-$50. albertlaw took this one of Nagasaki, Japan. Hard to believe this place was hit by an atomic bomb 67 years ago…

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photo credit: albertlaw (unshopped!)

Flickr has some beauuuuutiful photos. This one of bamboos from Kyoto, Japan, by albertlaw, reminds me of the movie House of Flying Daggers (which is an amazing martial arts flick, by the way – see the trailer further below). Who else has seen this movie?

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photo credit: albertlaw (unshopped!)

Yeah, I know, why is onomeister still posting photos from the 2012 Olympics? Well, what about all my blog followers who were busy, missed the Olympics, and they haven’t seen any of the beauuutiful photos???  Well, don’t worry! Just click on the Olympicstag to the right of my blog and check out more wonderful photos!

Here’s another:

One word: “elegance”, …or “graceful”. Oops, that’s two words. Luv the blue tinge from the water below. This is Mai Nakagawa of Japan in the Women’s 10m Platform Diving of the London 2012 Olympics on August 8, 2012.

‘Shopped original photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images (color balance, saturation, contrast/brightness)

A great fish-eye photo of Ryo Miyake of Japan against Giorgio Avola of Italy for the gold medal match in the Men’s Foil Team Fencing finals of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 5, 2012. Italy won the gold.

‘Shopped original photo by: Hannah Johnston/Getty Images

Beautiful photo of Olympic-style storm clouds and the 470 Women’s Class Sailing boat of Ai Kondo and Wakako Tabata of Japan competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue on August 4, 2012 in Weymouth, England.

‘Shopped original photo by: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Nice dark photo of Japan’s Welterweight Boxer Yasuhiro Suzuki of Japan. He looks cool even after his defeat against Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012.

‘Shopped original photo by: Scott Heavey/Getty Images