How are your skills in close-ups or macro photography? Need some practice? The Challenge for the next two weeks is to make a post about close-ups or macros. It is not just about photography as we welcome stories and writing too. Perhaps you have had a close-encounter and wish to write about it? Title and… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Close ups and Macros
Norwegian Rosemaling Why wouldn't I use Brian's challenge to post a pic of my favourite art? This isn't my original design but I was inspired to adapt a similar design that I used as the basis for this practice in colour.
In the Friendly Friday Blog Challenge I recalled Australia in the 60's and asked: Looking back to the FutureRoad trips What was your memory of your childhood?Was there a significant milestone growing up and if you lived through the sixties and seventies, what stood out for you?Was there something that was instrumental in your path… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Back to the Future II
Linking to Bushboy's challenge
Keukenhof is spectacular in bloom, Toowoomba is stunning during the Carnival of Flowers, as is Japan in Cherry Blossom season, but right now I'm thinking of Wildflowers, especially those that grow in the most unlikely or unusual places. Street light pop up in Helsinki Growing beside a bridge footing in Norway To say, I was… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Wildflowers
Tãby Church, Stockholm Almost a decade ago, I was wandering around the backblocks of Stockholm's upmarket outer suburbs and discovered a place of significance in Viking times. A living Time Capsule. Rune Stone Causeway in Stockholm At around 100 metres long, the so-called Jarlabanke's bridge, in Täby, Sweden, is a causeway or bridge, lined with… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Time Capsule
Kakani 1988 It was a perfect afternoon on a perfect mountain top, 30 km west of Kathmandu in Nepal. We'd travelled in the back seat of an ageing and dusty Black Toyota sedan to Kakani. The lack of seat belts in the car might have given an inkling of the car's advanced age, but it… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Mountain Top
Japan is a very clean country. You won't see or find litter in the streets. Why? No litter anywhere in Tokyo and Kyoto Several years ago in Japan, a bomb placed in a busy commuter station waste bin exploded and this on top of a 1995 domestic terrorist attack using deadly Sarin Gas also in… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Recycling
As we are on a break from our regular weekly photography challenges, my talented co-host, Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles, highlighted some extra special photographs from Friendly Friday 2020. Most Popular Friendly Friday Post for 2020 My favourite theme for 2020 was: Yellow. It was also the Friendly Friday Challenge post that received the most… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge Review 2020
Travelling to the eighth day of this challenge. Now that is a Gingerbread house! Thanks to the blog- All things Bright and Beautiful, I have arrived. Samantha has kindly offered to join in with my nominated bloggers. Find samantha at this link: http://samantha-waters.com
Day 6 Nominating Wordkraft
A Stairway to Heaven? Day 2 Thanks again, Ju-Lyn.
Elise Davies was writing about mirror photography on her blog recently. Apparently it is quite a trend on a nefarious app, that one that imitates a clock! Yes, that one. Elise likes how using mirrors in her photography: diverts or reflects something else within the image whilst keeping focus on the models also.Elise Davies Mirrors… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Smoke and Mirrors