andy townend captures the life and soul of belgrade, serbia

on being freshly pressed…

yesterday, I a captured a small selection of images on my iPhone, walking from the tram stop to my office

i am lucky, my walk involves passing along the fringe of Kalemegdan park in the centre of Belgrade

i was captivated by the look of the snow…the way it made belgradestreets seem so ethereal, so calm, so beautiful

so, when work was over, i posted a few of those images on my blog…and thought little more of it…

then, I received a message from that my blog had been selected to appear on the freshly pressed page

at the top of the page was a text box which read…“Freshly pressed: The best of 391,791 bloggers, 961,441 new posts, 933,945 comments, & 188,632,874 words posted today on” and just below was a link to belgradestreets

i was shocked, i will confess a tear came to my eye, what began as a bit of an experiment had been recognised, that moved me…changed things a little…

so, now i just want to thank all those who have visited me, those who visited early on and those who visited, commented and subscribed over the last few days

i just hope that i can continue to offer a window on to belgradestreets that brings you back…

once again, thank you to and all of you who have visited, liked, commented and followed…

i will return to capturing belgradestreets soon…but for now…a little more snow…

not dressed for snow

snow graffiti

snow more graffiti

umbrellas of belgrade...


9 Responses to “on being freshly pressed…”

  1. marinachetner

    You’re so deserving! Congrats again and great photos above. Love the VW! Enjoy the snow 🙂 NY is all clear – no more snow on the ground….!

  2. Lakiubeogradu

    Congratulations! You deserved it!
    P.S.: When are you going to buy a proper camera? I think it’s about time. 🙂

  3. belgradestreets

    Thank you, check out graffiti, svetog save and hram svetog save….taken with my Nikon D700. iPhone great for catching life as it happens 😊

  4. belgradestreets

    Thanks once again.!..I should write more on my site about what I see….need to change gear a bit I think…

  5. Savvy Voyageur

    Hi again! Absolutely love your photos of Belgrade. My favorite part of the day is looking at my email and finding out who of my blogging buddies has updated! You have a great flair for capturing specific moments in time. I like the umbrella photo specifically 😉

  6. belgradestreets

    Thank you (again), I am torn between the immediacy of capturing images with my iPhone and the sheer joy of using new Nikon…

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