Well this week Frank challenges us with the topic:
So I hope that all of you go into the Outdoors and bring a little bit of it back in your cameras!
I am actually of into the great outdoors in a moment, and then again at the end of the week, so whole new batches of photos will be taken. But first a photo from last year.
A veiw of Cumbria across the Solway Firth from Dumfries and Galloway.
‘Solway view’, Dumfries and Galloway, 2018.
This week Teri has challenged us with:
Show us your version of your favourite playground for Sunday Stills!
Maybe not my favourite playground, but for this moment it was theirs!
‘Merriment’, Mumbles, Swansea, 2015.
My own favourite playground probably looks a bit more like this,
‘Stone dancers’, Long Meg and her daughters, Cumbria, 2017.
This weekend GC and SueW have chosen ‘Yellow’ as the theme for their challenge.
Today, GC and I would like you to search your files, or take a walk, find somewhere peaceful to sit and dream, meditate a while and come back and tell us about it. Share your pictures, write your poems or send us your music. Whatever works best for you.
Those of you who pass by regularly will know that I really love visiting ancient monuments, stone circles in particular. The all have a different feeling sometimes I wish to sit and meditate a while, and some times I feel the need to depart as quickly as my legs will carry me.
Long Meg and her daughters has become somewhat of a pilgrimage when we visit Cumbria and the lakes, after only a few moments of being there I usually feel restored and at peace, I have no idea why this should be so, I am only happy it is so.
‘Restorative’, Long Meg and her daughters, 2018.
Every 2nd and 4th Thursday Parul at Happiness and Food, asks that we share pictures of Trees.
A photo from last years visit to the Lake district, this tree was full of crows about 5 seconds before I pressed the shutter button!
‘Up above the lakes’, Cumbria, 2018.
This weeks challenge from Tina asks us:
Let’s make this week’s challenge SHADOWS.
We this is quite a hard one, as all our best photography is dependent on the shadows, looking for the best placement of light that results in the shadow when taking the shot, or of lightening them or darkening them in post.
So I could choose literally any photo, however lacking a photo of ‘Hank Marvin’, I chose these photos.
‘Long Shadow’, Long Meg and her daughters, Cumbria, 2018.
‘Present Photographer’, Swinside/Sunkenkirk stone circle, Cumbria, 2018.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see. – Martin Luther King, Jr.