. . . you stubborn mare
this old woman just wants a photo of us
I dunno, she gets grumpier every day
Sorry, once she digs her hooves in there’s no budging her, anyway how about this for a different perspective?
Where you going, I’m here now?
Too late, I’m off to get my oats. Shame, it might have been a good portrait.
With you in it? Who you calling grumpy anyway?
The Weekly Photo Challenge can be found here, http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/07/photo-challenge-perspective/ and the theme this week is perspective if you’d like to join in.
Cheri Lucas Rowlands at the Daily Post says,
‘ For this week’s photo challenge, show us abandoned. You can go literal, as I have, and share a photo of ruins, a desolate place, or your idea of a wasteland. Or you can interpret it in other ways, from images of overlooked things to forgotten people.
In a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that shows us abandoned.’
I’ve decided to show you two boats, both abandoned locally. The first is on the Exeter canal, I took the photo about two years ago but I think it’s still there.
This one was taken years ago from Topsham Quay looking west.
This old beauty is just part of Topsham now and is much photographed. What is it about a decaying boat that appeals? If it was removed now the view wouldn’t be the same at all. Just to show it’s still there, I took this one more recently. The boat is on the far right.
Perhaps you will show us something abandoned? if so visit http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/photo-challenge-abandoned/
Michelle at The Daily Post says,
‘In a nutshell, a three-picture story is a way to help you think about storytelling with images. To create a three-picture story, gather:
- An establishing shot: a broad photo of your subject.
- A relationship: two elements interacting with one another.
- A detail: a close-up of one part of your subject.’
It took me a while but I think I’ve got it right, what do you think?
So this is my broad shot, my subject is there 420 metres high, but furthest away.
Here, two elements are interacting as I took this shot from the top of my first distant subject.
This is the close up of my subject, the Kuala Lumpur Tower and it shows the 335 metre high 360 degree pod that I had been inside!
Maybe you will join the challenge, http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/weekly-photo-challenge-threes/
Crista at The Daily Post asked us to share our treasure this week, so here is my youngest Treasure, Scarlett, at dinner time!
Visit the http://firstname.lastname@example.org to join in.
I don’t like photos of myself so of course I couldn’t take this seriously, Dido couldn’t either!
Join in at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/weekly-photo-challenge-selfie/
One hundred years ago World War 1 began. One of the many ways it is being commemorated is a beautiful quilt created by South West Quilters. On January 30th it was presented to the Royal British Legion at Westpoint, Exeter, where the quilters have had a stand.
The quilt will be part of an exhibition ‘We Will Remember’, touring Devon this year. Every Stitch a Memory is what the quilt has been named and it will be raffled to raise money for the British Legion. Should you be lucky enough to see the quilt this year, please buy a raffle ticket, the British Legion do wonderful work.
My first photo shows a section,
it was made in sections by 50 different quilters. The second, I’m showing so that you can see the whole of it – as high as I am tall, but I couldn’t avoid the glare from a spotlight especially with my phone camera.
So this beautiful object will still be around to mark the 200th anniversary of the war to end all wars.
With thanks to the very skillful ladies of the South West Quilters group.
The joy of . . .
Visit http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/weekly-photo-challenge-joy/ for more normal interpretations :-0
Grand. It all depends on your interpretation doesn’t it? If I go to ‘grand’ places I tend to focus in on the small details rather than the big picture, so maybe that’s why, even with forty thousand photos, I found grand hard to find.
I don’t feel very grand today, but I remember that I felt the Bosphorus was grand. From a boat, this body of water is awe inspiring as are the buildings that line it.
Here is the Ciragan Palace, now a luxurious hotel.
And the Dolmabahce
The wide, blue Bosphorus itself.
My photos look small on my new theme, but if you click on them you can see full size versions!
Can you show us something REALLY grand?
Join in at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/grand-photo-challenge/
‘The world is an interesting place: we stumble upon unexpected things each day’ says Cheri Lucas Rowland.
Of course we should expect the unexpected in an art gallery, but this is my offering for the challenge. Oki Naganode by Julia Lohmann was an installation at the V & A back in September, made from Naga Kombu, a type of Japanese Seaweed. It has been stretched by hand over a framework of cane. Lohmann uses a variety of natural materials including bone and cow and sheep stomach. Oki Naganode was created to show the design potential of seaweed, and is around eight feet high.
Can you find the unexpected? Then share it at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/11/22/photo-challenge-unexpected/
Dartmoor in Devon is a National Parkthat has lots of exposed granite hilltops or Tors. The rock dates back to the carboniferous period and thrust through the surface around 280 million years ago. a variety of mineral ores have been extracted for centuries. Now we can see how it cooled into layers all those millennia ago.
Share your layers at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/11/15/weekly-photo-challenge-layers/