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Faces – Kammie’s Oddball Challenge: April 18, 2019

Each week Kammie challenges us to post an oddball photo:

Odd Ball Photos are those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category.  We’ve all taken them and like them, because we just can’t hit delete and get rid of them.

This week a photo from the Eden project in Cornwall, a group of carved wooden posts which look like faces.

‘Faces’, Eden project, 2017.Faces

Ken

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Pier way – Which Way Challenge: April 18, 2019

Each week sonofabeach96 challenges us with the following:

This Which Way challenge is all about capturing the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc. we move from one place to another on.  You can walk on them, climb them, drive them, ride on them, as long as the specific way is visible.  Any angle of a bridge is acceptable as are any signs.

A shot from a day trip out with dad a few years ago.

‘Beaumaris Pier’, Beaumaris, 2014.Beaumaris Pier

Ken

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Baa! – Kammie’s Oddball Challenge: April 11, 2019

Each week Kammie challenges us to post an oddball photo:

Odd Ball Photos are those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category.  We’ve all taken them and like them, because we just can’t hit delete and get rid of them.

Well this week I thought I would continue with the sheep theme from last week’s oddball and add this photo.

‘Baa!’, Arlington Court, 2019.Baa!

Ken

Hanging – One word Sunday Challenge – Vertical

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own vertical post.

A photo taken at Fyne Court, small logs suspended vertically from a cross beam by wire.  It is a bit like a vertical wooden xylophone, as the thin logs are cut to different lengths, and there are ‘beaters’ provided should you wish to interact with the item using more than sight.

‘Hanging’, Fyne Court, 2014.Hanging

Ken

More than you can shake a stick at – Photo for the Week – 32 – Circles

This weeks for the Photo for the Week, Bren asks:

The challenge for this week is Circles

Well I had to use a stone circle, you would expect it of me I am sure.  So another favorite circle, the Merry Maidens in Cornwall.

‘Dancing’, Merry Maidens, Cornwall, 2018.Dancing

And because we were asked for circles and not circle, here is another:

‘Under a heavy sky’, Torhouskie Stone Circle, Newton Stewart, 2018.Under a heavy sky

And then just to prove I can get more than one circle in a photo at one time.

‘More than you can shake a stick at’, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Cumbria, 2017.More than you can shake a stick at

Ken

Stone, Wood and iron – Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Fences and Gates

This week Cee challenges us with the topic ‘Fences and Gates’.

Well I am not really sure if this counts as a fence, but both the woodwork and the ironwork look like fences, so I thought I would use this shot from the weekend.  We were at Lynton and this is some of the architectural detail on the town hall.

‘Stone, wood and iron’, Lynton, 2019.CBWCFence

Ken

 

Shipshape – Weekly Photo Challenge: Textures

This weeks Challenge asks us to:

“focus on the tactile element of the objects you shoot, whether it’s one distinct quality — softness, smoothness, graininess, or any other texture you find interesting — or a combination of several within one frame.”

So here is a shot taken during our visit to the Viking Ship Museum at Roskilde, during our recent trip to Copenhagen.

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