Tag Archives: photography

Jan 22

Cee’s Which Way photo challenge (week 3)

We’ve had some unusual skies in the South East of England. Very much the stuff of folklore. You know the one- Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight, Red sky at morning, Shepherd’s warning. These photos were shot on my commute to work. I was on the slip lane at Boreham Services, Chelmsford – going nowhere […]

Aug 27

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

When you think of the word “fray” it tends to involve thread and clothing coming apart. It’s not something you normally associate with iron or metal. They rust. But looking at the way the paint is fraying on these metal structures made me change my mind Taken at Beamish. For other takes on Fray click […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: ZigZag

My mother was of the opinion that you can’t get patterned carpet any more.  I took this photo to show her she was wrong but it didn’t turn out as I expected…   A definite Zigzag on perspective – wouldn’t you say? For more takes on this challenge click here    

Jul 21

Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Wasn’t sure I would be able to do this one until today, when a visit to Two Tree Island brought me into contact with this. This is a lovely container, don’t you think?   For other takes on the challenge, click here

Jul 16

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

The Tour de France came to Essex on the 7th July 2014. It brought with it: spectacle, elite athletes; speed; precision machinery,  and – for some of us –  a day off work. Within 24 hours it was gone – nothing but memories and a sense of I was there. Or so I thought  until […]

Jun 27

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

This week the challenge is to capture contrasts. As always, it was taken in my parents garden during half term. I love the way the blue flowers contrast with the green of the grass; how the smoothness of the grass contrasts with the hairy stems of the plant and how the sunshine contrasts with water […]

May 25

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

I’m glad I’m at the parents for this one. Just a quick trip into the garden and I found just what I was looking for. This is the lilac tree in the old garden. As you can see, it has been twisted by the wind and weather. For other takes on this challenge: click here