Light & Dark

“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow.” – Leo Tolstoy Patti’s challenge for this week is about Light & Shadow which she has set some great examples. First things first I want to greet all the mothers out there a Happy Mother’s Day! Having…

Water & Birds & Rule of Thirds

For Tina’s topic for this week, I am featuring some shots with the “Rule of Thirds” in photography. This was taken in Lysterfield Park in Victoria. I am also posting this for Jez’s Water Water Everywhere Challenge.

Nothing humorous with a smile…

This week’s topic for the challenge is humour. But sorry, I don’t have anything to post about humour aside from the nearest positive experience to it which is a smile. Yesterday, our family celebrated Easter with a belated Easter egg hunt. There were several cases of covid in our family so we weren’t able to…

The background is a blur…

“Slight changes simply make a blur.” – J. R. R. Tolkien Sophia’s challenge for this week is to show “bokeh” on our featured photos. According to Wikipedia, in photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image. Here are some nature shots that I used this effect to…

My April child

“Life is a gift.Never forget to enjoy and bask in every moment you are in”. – unknown The challenge from John this week is They Say it’s your Birthday, which is just in time for my daughter’s. Happy Birthday to my precious Pat… you have given me so many reasons to smile in the past…

The world through Pat’s eyes…

“The earth is a fine place and worth fighting for.” – Ernest Hemingway 2017 was the year that I had my stroke and it was also the same time that Pat started her trek in Nepal. She was thinking twice about continuing her trip but I told her to enjoy herself and not to worry…

Curves

“In life,as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton I know I put this on almost at the very end of the challenge. Work and extra activities got in the way. Anyway, here are some curves in nature, For Lens artist photo challenge LAPC Some Curved old and rusty chairs For Pull…

Closer to the Sunflowers

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller As the Russians continue the invasion of Ukraine over the past few weeks, sunflower displays has become one of the ways that the world is showing support for the Ukrainian people. For Lens Artist Artist…

Odds & Ends

“Life has an odd way of making things work out in the end.” Just some little cuties that were left out in the dark. That is why we can say that there’s treasure in someone else’s trash.Lens Artist Photo Challenge

A special place…

“This is a very special place with a very special atmosphere.” – Kevin Keegan The special place I am featuring today for Lens Artist Photo Challenge is not somewhere from my travels, or some amazing landscapes, or some vistas in another land. Pat, my daughter, wanted to take me to this park slash market slash…