Threads: The Power of Three

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Threes are all around us.

Mother / father / baby; Body / Mind / Soul; three wise men; ABC/123; three blind mice; three musketeers;

the three Stooges; the list goes on and on....

The number 3 represents trinity, great strength, completion, creativity, or the ability to create, as well as the combination of physical, mental, and spiritual.

Within photography, one of the very first things we learn is the "Rule of Thirds" and how arranging elements in a composition along an imaginary grid of thirds makes for a balanced and pleasing image.

For the next open Community Photography Theme, we are going to tune into the power of three. What three elements could you combine for the image? Does setting these three items into the Rule of Thirds bring more tension or ease to the photo? How might you combine or represent the physical, mental and spiritual combination within a photographic image?

The Power of Three

by Mhelene

Je soumets cette photo - Trois sur le toit - pour le dernier thème lancé par Aminus3 :"The Power of three "

Je soumets cette photo - Trois sur le toit - pour le dernier thème lancé par Aminus3 :"The Power of three "

The Power of Three

by Rick

This is my submission for the latest Am3 theme : "The Power of Three"... look at the posture, the attitude being presented to the public as if to counter a potential threat (rioting or general malcontent from marchers at the G20) with an even bigger threat that is sanctioned by law. It is easy to see not a man, a son, a father, a brother, but only a uniform. It is easy to see the power and strength that these officers derive from each other, doing what is their difficult job. These are the complexities of life, compounded when millions of people share limited space in fast-paced locations.

This is my submission for the latest Am3 theme : "The Power of Three"...  look at the posture, the attitude being presented to the public as if to counter a potential threat (rioting or general malcontent from marchers at the G20) with an even bigger threat that is sanctioned by law. It is easy to see not a man, a son, a father, a brother, but only a uniform. It is easy to see the power and strength that these officers derive from each other, doing what is their difficult job. These are the complexities of life, compounded when millions of people share limited space in fast-paced locations.

Sing out

by Doug

This girl was one of a group of university singers, entertaining people watching the Bristol varsity boat races.

This weeks effort for my weekly monochrome and thanks to Curly's suggestion submitted to the Power of Three theme

This girl was one of a group of university singers, entertaining people watching the Bristol varsity boat races.

This weeks effort for my weekly monochrome and thanks to Curly's suggestion submitted to the Power of Three theme

The power of three

by Tamara

This is my contribution to the Theme Challenge "The Power Of Three"

This is my contribution to the Theme Challenge "The Power Of Three"

Curiosity

by Bruce

Posted for the "Power of three " Theme

I always love seeing things through the eyes of kids and today having 3 is better yet.

ALSO - the young lady with all the hair yesterday is the one in the pink dress. She donated a lot of that hair to a charity for kids with cancer to be turned into wigs.

This is oldest structure in Federal Way WA. Built by John Barker who was born in 1840 and the cabin was built in 1880’s. For my friends all over the world that may not be old but this is a comparability new State – remember Washington State did not become a state until 1889.

Posted for the "Power of three " Theme

I always love seeing things through the eyes of kids and today having 3 is better yet.   

ALSO - the young lady with all the hair yesterday is the one in the pink dress.   She donated a lot of that hair to a charity for kids with cancer to be turned into wigs.

This is oldest structure in Federal Way WA.   Built by John Barker who was born in 1840 and the cabin was built in 1880’s.   For my friends all over the world that may not be old but this is a comparability new State – remember Washington State did not become a state until 1889.

Puissance 3 des Marais

by mo.langel

Power Three of the Swamps

Ile de Ré - Mai 2012

[i][b]Power Three of the Swamps[/b][/i]

Ile de Ré - Mai 2012

Triple transit

by Stephen

The line of lamp posts caught my eye at first. But the power of three charmed me when these birds crossed my lens to add a sense of movement.

This is the view as I look across Lake Ginninderra from the Belconnen Arts Centre on a calm and clear autumn day.

The line of lamp posts caught my eye at first. But the [i]power of three[/i] charmed me when these birds crossed my lens to add a sense of movement. 

This is the view as I look across Lake Ginninderra from the Belconnen Arts Centre on a calm and clear autumn day.

Spes, Caritas & Fides (Faith, Hope & Charity)

by Jules

Posted for the Aminus3 theme "The Power of Three"

This stunning 19th century window designed by Edward Burne-Jones and made by William Morris is typically Pre-Raphaelite. The window at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, depicts Faith, Hope & Charity, a group of Christian martyred saints.

Their mother is said to have been Sophia (Greek for Wisdom); though Sapientia (Latin for Wisdom) is also mentioned in some accounts but not as their mother. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, these were, in fact, two groups bearing by coincidence the same names.

The names are also the words designating the three key Christian virtues mentioned in the Apostle Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians.

[i]Posted for the Aminus3 theme "The Power of Three"[/i]

This stunning 19th century window designed by Edward Burne-Jones and made by William Morris is typically Pre-Raphaelite. The window at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, depicts Faith, Hope & Charity, a group of Christian martyred saints. 

Their mother is said to have been Sophia (Greek for Wisdom); though Sapientia (Latin for Wisdom) is also mentioned in some accounts but not as their mother. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, these were, in fact, two groups bearing by coincidence the same names. 

The names are also the words designating the three key Christian virtues mentioned in the Apostle Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians.

Power of three #2

by @magda627

Which one is better: this one or this one ?

Which one is better: this one or [url=http://magda627.aminus3.com/image/2012-05-23.html]this one[/url] ?

Callanish - Three Sentinels

by Les

Three massive stones seem to stand guard at the Callanish Stones on the Isle of Lewis in The Outer Hebrides whilst basking in the late afternoon sun.

Three massive stones seem to stand guard at the Callanish Stones on the Isle of Lewis in The Outer Hebrides whilst basking in the late afternoon sun.

Inalpe des vaches de la race d'Hérens

by Nicou

Les inalpes on commencés et vont durere tout le mois de juin.
Le vaches retrouvent leurs quartier d'été et sont heureuses.
Qui sera la reine du troupeau, la cheffe ?
Belle journée
Niocu

Les inalpes on commencés et vont durere tout le mois de juin.
Le vaches retrouvent leurs quartier d'été et sont heureuses.
Qui sera la reine du troupeau, la cheffe ?
Belle journée
Niocu

#895

by Céline Ruffino

Three glasses filled with colorful drinks.
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This is my submission to the theme The Power of Three. These 3 colors, red, green and blue, or RGB, mean a little bit of knowledge already acquired but mostly still a lot to learn (what the heck are channels?!)...
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A year ago

[i]Three glasses filled with colorful drinks.[/i]
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This is my submission to the theme [url=http://www.aminus3.com/theme/power-of-three/]The Power of Three[/url]. These 3 colors, red, green and blue, or RGB, mean a little bit of knowledge already acquired but mostly still a lot to learn (what the heck are channels?!)...
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[url=http://celine.aminus3.com/image/2011-06-12.html]A year ago[/url]

friendship of the people

by daniela scharnowski

"Völkerfreundschaft" - A sculpture by the artist Wolf-Eike Kuntsche (1986) at the Prager Street in Dresden, Germany. Viewed from below.
My submission for the Power of Three - theme.

Here´s a total view of this sculpture - somehow I failed to do one, the background was not very appealing from any angle I guess.

"Völkerfreundschaft" - A sculpture by the artist Wolf-Eike Kuntsche (1986) at the Prager Street in Dresden, Germany. Viewed from below.
My submission for the [url=http://www.aminus3.com/theme/power-of-three/]Power of Three[/url] - theme.

[url=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f4/Plastik_V%C3%B6lkerfreundschaft_in_Dresden.jpg]Here´s a total view of this sculpture[/url] - somehow I failed to do one, the background was not very appealing from any angle I guess.

wild turkeys

by Carol

Point Pelee National Park

For the Power of Three theme.

[b]Point Pelee National Park[/b]

[b]For the[/b] [i]Power of Three[/i] [b]theme[/b].