Scenery, Railway, & Vika

This is for Cee’s latest Black & White Photo Challenge:Open Topic. As usual, I’m scraping in by the skin of my teeth, and only because of the time differences between our countries. Next week’s topic is Flying. I thought it converted well to grayscale, though it might be lopsided in composition. I love the clouds…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Painted Haybales

So here we go, I thought it about time I joined in again for this weekly photo challenge over at Cee’s.  A new theme every Tuesday, this week is anything painted. I was considering giving you a boring photo of peeling paint, but I had a stroke of luck yesterday on our trip to visit…

Blazing Sulphur Crests

It’s Black and White week over at Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge, so I’ve converted my image to grayscale, sharpened it, and reduced the quality before saving. Works for me. I think the default on this camera phone is Windows 8 CameraPro. Last week, I finally discovered that there isn’t a macro or closeup setting…

Cee’s B & W Photo Challenge: Take a New Photo

I’ve had fun experimenting with textures on my Nokia Lumia 530, then turning photos into black and white with the Lumia Photo Editor. Taken for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Take a New Photo I took a grouse portrait of Vika, too, but saving it for next week: the prompt is animals.  🙂

A stormy sky, and a photo challenge.

The temperature was predicted to be 39 C today, and I know it reached 38 in the shade at the side of our house.  The change came through late  – a bit of thunder and lightning.  I took a photo when we arrived at work to-night to clean the office and the amenities at the…

Share Your World – 2015 Week #3

Here are my answers for Week 3 at Cee’s Share Your World.  I think I’m a week behind now. The ladybug is just for my amusement – a splash of colour. That could be an aphid on the left of it. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a…