one day at a time

day 85: blue vespa

blue vespa © Verena Fischer 2011

blue vespa © Verena Fischer 2011

Yesterday my mum arrived. She is staying for the weekend and I took her to tango last night. This was also a good opportunity to try out my tango shoes after getting them changed and repaired by the cobbler. It’s like having totally new tango shoes and they fit really well. It was the first time since summer that I felt totally at ease dancing on these shoes and this time it was not because I’m so used to their quirks, but because they actually fit. The blue vespa I saw on the way from my driving lesson to the cobblers. I liked the contrast between the blue and the orange brown of the wall.

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14 responses

  1. Nice shot.

    You’re right the contrast of the bike against the wall is very striking indeed.

    November 5, 2011 at 12:11 pm

  2. I am a huge fan of motor scooters, this post made my day. and my favorite color too.

    November 5, 2011 at 12:26 pm

  3. Nice color and bike.!

    November 5, 2011 at 1:08 pm

  4. This is super…the colors are so rich and contrast so well. Great composition!!

    November 5, 2011 at 4:31 pm

  5. needlepointernc

    Yes, great contrast and textures.

    November 5, 2011 at 5:15 pm

  6. Excellent colour and texture contrasts.

    November 5, 2011 at 8:15 pm

  7. Ahhh…really like this blue & rust/brick color blocking. coincidentally posted a pic today with almost the same color combination!
    Great picture!

    November 5, 2011 at 9:15 pm

  8. Wonderful colors and composition!

    November 5, 2011 at 9:17 pm

  9. wondeful colors and textures…other than the pleasing color contrast that you mention, the texture on the ground where the scooter is parked and on the wall adds a bit more to the final result !

    November 5, 2011 at 11:56 pm

  10. This is the 4th time I have come back to look at this great shot and the first time I have had the time to comment on it! I love the complimentary color you spotted and shot!

    November 6, 2011 at 8:47 pm

  11. Yes, awesome! Great use of contrasting colours…

    November 6, 2011 at 11:53 pm

  12. Absolutely! Those colors really pop! Wonderful!
    AND I hope you have a wonderful visitwith your mother, too!
    🙂

    November 7, 2011 at 1:35 pm

  13. Love the contrasting colours and the different textures. It’s great when we spot things like this while we’re walking from one place to another.

    November 7, 2011 at 6:03 pm

  14. Pingback: Vespa and the World « If the Bag Fits: Travel Adventures

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