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David Engle's Snapshots

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  1. Top of Herzstein Hall

    Snapshot Title: Top of Herzstein Hall
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Difference Between Night and Day - Lovett and Herzstein Halls - Rice University
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Very noticeable from anywhere within the Academic Quadrangle



  2. Dionysus or Bacchus

    Snapshot Title: Dionysus or Bacchus
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Dionysus and Pan or Bacchus and Faunus, Peacocks, and Aphrodite or Venus - Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    The museum identifies this as Roman and Dionysus, but Bacchus is the Roman god of wine



  3. Peacocks

    Snapshot Title: Peacocks
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Dionysus and Pan or Bacchus and Faunus, Peacocks, and Aphrodite or Venus - Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Immortality of the Soul



  4. Venus or Aphrodite

    Snapshot Title: Venus or Aphrodite
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Dionysus and Pan or Bacchus and Faunus, Peacocks, and Aphrodite or Venus - Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Cool lady ... too bad she lost her head!



  5. Pan, or Faunus

    Snapshot Title: Pan, or Faunus
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Dionysus and Pan or Bacchus and Faunus, Peacocks, and Aphrodite or Venus - Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Adoring Dionysus or Bacchus??



  6. Fleet of Foot

    Snapshot Title: Fleet of Foot
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Mercury Fountain - Rotunda of National Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Hoisted by a puff of wind from a cherub.



  7. God of Wind

    Snapshot Title: God of Wind
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Mercury Fountain - Rotunda of National Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    illuminating experience looking at this masterpiece.



  8. He Had Never Seen a GigaPanographer

    Snapshot Title: He Had Never Seen a GigaPanographer
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Pinnacle of Beaux Arts Architecture - 360-Degree Panorama - Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    He had to make a photographic record of the sighting :)



  9. Longfellow

    Snapshot Title: Longfellow
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Pinnacle of Beaux Arts Architecture - 360-Degree Panorama - Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    When I was much, much younger, my Mom use to read quotes to me from Longfellow ... maybe I should re-connect with this great American.



  10. Stamp of Approval

    Snapshot Title: Stamp of Approval
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building - Pinnacle of Beaux Arts Architecture
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    A Photographer's paradise



  11. Stunning Art Work

    Snapshot Title: Stunning Art Work
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Thomas Jefferson Building - Library of Congress - Pinnacle of Beaux Arts Architecture
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    This building would cost billions and billions to build from scratch today.



  12. Amazon Warrior Woman

    Snapshot Title: Amazon Warrior Woman
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Roman Officer Marble Sarcophagus - Battle Depicting Soldiers versus Amazons (Warrior Women) MFAH
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Making an impact!



  13. Carroll Hall

    Snapshot Title: Carroll Hall
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Homeless Jesus Statue by Timothy P. Schmalz - Catholic Charities Association - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Lots of history in this building



  14. Homeless Jesus

    Snapshot Title: Homeless Jesus
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Homeless Jesus Statue by Timothy P. Schmalz - Catholic Charities Association - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Represenative of homeless across America



  15. Parish Church

    Snapshot Title: Parish Church
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: St. Patrick's Catholic Church - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Erected around 1792



  16. Deatail is Amazing
  17. Rich Detail
  18. Napoleon
  19. Dôme des Invalides

    Snapshot Title: Dôme des Invalides
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Hôtel National des Invalides from Musée Rodin - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Stunningly beautiful: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Invalides Will open in a new tab or window



  20. On of Rodin's Most Famous

    Snapshot Title: On of Rodin's Most Famous
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Les Bourgeois de Calais - Musée Rodin - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Oh, to be in Paris now that March is here.

    Apologies to Browning :)



  21. Here's Looking at Ya

    Snapshot Title: Here's Looking at Ya
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Woman With a Large Hat - Pablo Picasso - Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Lots and lots of Picasso's in MFAH.



  22. LOC -First Street Entrance

    Snapshot Title: LOC -First Street Entrance
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Neptune Fountain - Thomas Jefferson Building - Library of Congress - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Vistas to your right, vistas to you left and beauty straight ahead!



  23. The Wall

    Snapshot Title: The Wall
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Korean War Memorial - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    lots and lots of stories



  24. Guy with Radio

    Snapshot Title: Guy with Radio
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Korean War Memorial - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Most important



  25. Looking Out for Himself and his Buddies

    Snapshot Title: Looking Out for Himself and his Buddies
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Korean War Memorial - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Instead of green foliage, we should have snow and frigid temperatures.



  26. United States Flag

    Snapshot Title: United States Flag
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Korean War Memorial - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Truly an amazing scene in Washington.



  27. Veterans

    Snapshot Title: Veterans
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Korean War Memorial - Washington, D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    awesome ... striking ... memorable to say the least.



  28. Hark, I Hear a Sound

    Snapshot Title: Hark, I Hear a Sound
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Anyone have a clue as to whom this might be?



  29. What Started It All

    Snapshot Title: What Started It All
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    That darn apple!



  30. Different Light Temperature

    Snapshot Title: Different Light Temperature
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    My eye at first could not tell the difference, but the camera sensor sure did!



  31. One Fair Maiden

    Snapshot Title: One Fair Maiden
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    I should say instead, one fair shy maiden.



  32. Simply Gorgeous

    Snapshot Title: Simply Gorgeous
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    I doubt if even Paris has something as beautiful as this vista!



  33. This Has to be Eve

    Snapshot Title: This Has to be Eve
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Another Grecian-style beauty



  34. Grecian Beauty

    Snapshot Title: Grecian Beauty
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Incandescent Sensuality - American Art Museum - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    National Portrait Gallery



  35. Navigator

    Snapshot Title: Navigator
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: John Paul Jones Memorial - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Could not have made it without Andrea



  36. Memorial

    Snapshot Title: Memorial
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: John Paul Jones Memorial - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    1747 - 1792
    FIRST
    TO COMPEL FOREIGN
    MAN OF WAR
    TO STRIKE COLORS
    TO THE
    STARS AND STRIPES.



  37. John Paul Jones

    Snapshot Title: John Paul Jones
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: John Paul Jones Memorial - Washington D.C.
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    www.dcmemorials.com/index_indiv0001200.htm Will open in a new tab or window



  38. A Beautiful Woman

    Snapshot Title: A Beautiful Woman
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Most Famous Lady in all of Paris
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Her fame is world-wide



  39. Stunning

    Snapshot Title: Stunning
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: La Sainte-Chapelle - Biblical Cartoon 2
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    These cartoons were almost as beautiful as the glass.



  40. Hebrew Bible Story

    Snapshot Title: Hebrew Bible Story
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: La Sainte-Chapelle - Biblical Cartoon 1
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    These cartoons were almost as beautiful as the glass.



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