Category: black and white

Magnolia in black and white for Photographer's choice 52 week photography project

52 week photography project – Week 11: Black and White

Source: Week 11: Black and White I have written before how much I love Spring, the flowers, the colour, the new life and in particular my magnolia tree. I always take copious shots hoping for one that’s just right. So you can imagine how wrong I felt turning this one into black and white for Week  11 of our 52 week…

Unusual photo of a child made into a sketch

It’s nice, it’s different, it’s unusual

It’s nice, it’s different, it’s unusual… I’ve been a fan of Lignum Draco and his amazing photographs for quite some time now and this week he asks us to experiment with something unusual. This photo is unusual for me in a few ways.  I rarely photographs people, and if I do, I rarely share them, unless it’s my family! I took this…

Mornings are the best part of the day – Weekly Photo Challenge

Anyone for tea?This week’s photo challenge asks for an image of what a typical ‘morning’ looks like.  Every morning starts with a cup of tea in a mug when I’m at home, but as I’m visiting my parents at the moment, we use the lovely white cup and saucer set for the first of our numerous cups of tea a day.…

spider

Mundane Monday – Incy wincy spider

Incy wincy spider This was the sight I saw as I went to open the fridge this morning. A big huntsman spider had made himself quite comfortable on the fridge door and wasn’t fazed at all when I went to open it.  I jumped and squealed but he didn’t seem to mind that either. He blended in really well on the…

Birthday girl!

Weekly photo challenge: In admiration of Ruby

Show us someone or something you admire (and tell us about them, too)!  This week’s photo challenge is all about admiration.  As we’ve just been to see my mother-in-law to help celebrate her birthday, I thought I’d share a few words about Ruby! R – Reflective, reliable, responsible, resplendent and rational – a calming influence, willing to share her wisdom with all…

Group(ies)!

Hugh’s photo challenge prompt for this week is group.  Recently we were away for a few days and went out for a Sunday afternoon drive to a favourite little beach town.  We came across this great group playing outside a cafe, so we found a seat, bought an ice cream and sat back to enjoy their chilled out sounds. It was…

Weekly photo challenge: Alphabet fun

Having fun with letters of the alphabet and a light box! This week’s photo challenge is all about the Alphabet and I’ve gone for a very literal take on the theme, which is most unlike me. This week, let the alphabet be your inspiration: find a string of letters….. I found my daughter’s light box this morning, still with the…