Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: B&W

Down at the footbridge, the wild belladonna lilies put on a good showing last season. When the first green leaves popped from the ground, I took a trowel on my walk and brought home bulbs for my garden. Only one bulb flowered for me. Now, the strappy leaves of the belladonnas are spouting again. Someone,…

Cobweb, Sally D, Mary Oliver, & Taniel

I originally drafted this post last week, but then decided I was supposed to be using an in-phone app for the processing. So, I’m dishing up my images for this week. Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge 1st Monday – Nature The above image was embossed with Image Majick; cropped and bevelled in GIMP. The cobweb…

A B&W Bee for Sally D’s Mobile Challenge

I’m wanting to get back to my favourite photo challenges this year, and also attempt some haiku once my revision frenzy is over. To this end, I took this photograph for Sally D’s challenge with the Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone – both versions are cropped and processed in GIMP. I had intended it for…

Streetscape

For Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Challenger’s Choice 4th Monday Challenger’s Choice (Pick One: Abstraction, Animals, Architecture, Food Photography, Night Photography, Objects, Panorama, Portraiture, Photomontage, Still Life, Street Photography, and Travel).   This is not really in the spirit of street photography, but I have cropped them in a panoramic way. I am a bit…

A Daily Walk in Greyscale

I’m sharing these photos for Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Black and White On her blog, Sally shares two fascinating examples of street art. Here are some of the sensory moments I have each day when walking Vika. Changing the images to B&W breaks them down to the basic elements capturing my attention. The feature…

Arctotheca calendula: Capeweed

Photos taken for  Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Macro Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone – edited in GIMP.         From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Arctotheca calendula is a plant in the sunflower family commonly known as capeweed, plain treasureflower, cape dandelion, or cape marigold because it originates from the Cape Province in…