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David Engle's Snapshots

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  1. Big Dipper Stars

    Snapshot Title: Big Dipper Stars
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: La nuit étoilée - Vincent van Gogh - Musée d'Orsay - Paris France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    It would take me a good amount of time to make stars look this good!



  2. Who Would Have Thought

    Snapshot Title: Who Would Have Thought
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Place Vendôme Column - Looking East - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    That Napoleon would be an air traffic observer standing as he is in Place Vendôme?



  3. Meticulous Artwok for a Monument

    Snapshot Title: Meticulous Artwok for a Monument
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Place Vendôme Column - Looking South - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    1000's of people walk by this masterpiece without realizing the incredible detail.



  4. Even More French History

    Snapshot Title: Even More French History
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Place Vendôme Column - Looking East - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    During Napoleon's time, many battles were fought.



  5. French History

    Snapshot Title: French History
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Place Vendôme Column - Looking South - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    This column has had a hate-love relationship with the French people ... at one time torn down, but now upright.



  6. Louvre Museum

    Snapshot Title: Louvre Museum
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Least Often Taken Vista in all of Paris - Looking West from Pont Saint-Michel - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    A meeting place for millions of tourists every year: gigapan.com/gigapans/186301



  7. Looking the Wrong Way!

    Snapshot Title: Looking the Wrong Way!
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Musée du Louvre - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    I hope someone showed him where the museum is.



  8. The is Like Our Small Family

    Snapshot Title: The is Like Our Small Family
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: La nuit étoilée - Vincent van Gogh - Musée d'Orsay - Paris France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    while in Paris



  9. Unique View of Palais Royale

    Snapshot Title: Unique View of Palais Royale
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Andrea in Cour d'Honneur - Palais Royale - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Where are are the people?



  10. Andrea Loves Chocolate

    Snapshot Title: Andrea Loves Chocolate
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Angelina Serves Chocolate - Paris, France
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    Especially at Angelina



  11. Stunning Gardens

    Snapshot Title: Stunning Gardens
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens - Houston, Texas
    Image Owner: David Engle



    Description:

    ticket is $5



  12. 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



  13. 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



  14. 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



  15. 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!



  16. 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??



  17. 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.



  18. 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.



  19. 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 :)



  20. 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.



  21. 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



  22. 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.



  23. 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!



  24. 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



  25. 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



  26. 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



  27. Deatail is Amazing
  28. Rich Detail
  29. Napoleon
  30. 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



  31. 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 :)



  32. 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.



  33. 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!



  34. 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



  35. 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



  36. 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.



  37. 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.



  38. 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.



  39. 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?



  40. 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!



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