Today's theme was about Jen's daughter clutching a Teddy bear in her arms. I found that picture of a little girl hugging a kitten in my portfolio. I love the kitten's expression.
This week's topic is variations on a theme. This made me think of a recent visit to the Paris Natural History Museum where all sorts of species are presented. Some are fake plastic replicas, some are - quite realistic - stuffed animals like these North African lions (extinct). A Hyena, not yet extinct nor endangered but... Continue Reading →
Warning! This isn't a lol cat. This is a very stern, I-mean-business, very serious kind of feline. Not your average Cheshire cat type thing. I mean it. Very serious indeed...
This week’s challenge is “fun”. In fact I missed the past two ones as I was busy replenishing my photo album collection while touring the Pacific Northwest with the Wife. A few months ago we went with some friends in the Alps and we came across some very weird statues. The gentleman who creates them... Continue Reading →
A duck fishing game in Cannes. All colours bleached by the Sun on the French Riviera although it wasn’t that sunny when we were there last May just before the festival. [July 8 addendum] Meanwhile I discovered the Tilt Shift craze with software like Tiltshiftmaker which make it possible for you to turn any photo into... Continue Reading →
As we last went to our holiday home in the Pyrenees, we found the house had been home to busy spiders after almost two years of absence. I took a few pictures (below) of those thick layers of cobweb but my wife didn’t much like them, judging they “didn’t quite look like cobwebs”. So I... Continue Reading →
This week’s photo challenge is about the rule of thirds. And as the original post for the challenge was about Bokeh I chose that photo of an ant taken with the classic Nikon 105mm/f2:8 Micro lens. I don’t know about you, but I enjoy these challenges more and more! Many thanks to the Dailypost blog... Continue Reading →