Photography 101 – Weekend 4 Gallery 2

 Shine Gather up the fallen, all those discarded in the wake of passage. Judged unworthy of pride of place, they are the unwanted, the unloved. Grant them their moment to shine. When I was looking through the photography 101 pictures for my favourites for the Weekend 4 gallery I realised I had quite a few photos... Continue Reading →


Photography 101 – Weekend 3 – Detail in Architecture

Ageless Splendour See the beauty in the detail: each elegant curve, each fragile carving, all remnants of ages past. See how the smallest wonders are concealed in nooks and corners, every recess holding its secrets. See how nature seeks to reclaim: moss inching over stonework, birds making home anyplace they desire. See the efforts of... Continue Reading →

Photography 101 – Swarm

  Reaching A writhing, coiling mass, a swarm slithering in serpentine formations out of the darkness of concealing earth, into sunlight, in search of nourishment, tendrils stretching in longing for richer soils. I have to confess that today's pictures were actually taken a few months ago. Unfortunately, I wasn't really happy with anything I took... Continue Reading →

Photography 101 – Landmark

Fortress, Once Mighty Weathered masonry, moss coated, mottled with tendrils of creeping ivy, standing immovable despite the passage of years; enduring regardless of the ravages of wars, form altered but undestroyed. A landmark for generations, Gateway to the North, standing sentinel beside ever flowing waters. A witness to lifetimes yet to pass. I took quite... Continue Reading →

Photography 101 – Connect

Vintage Connections View through rose tints a time of vintage splendour, the long haul to connect, disregarding the dirt, the grime, the hardship, the narrow views of reality permeating society. A time before superfast, before the immediate, ephemeral brushing of personalities. A time before the tap of a finger could unlock wonders unimaginable to scholars... Continue Reading →

Photography 101 – Bliss

Woodland Walk I walk… the woodland paths as autumn casts its golden charm. Releasing all negativity, Senses spread wide. I see… the trunks of mighty trees, branches stretching skyward, sifting morning sunlight as if through finest lace. I hear… cascading notes of birdsong, an air-borne symphony, complementing the rustling foliage of creatures passing by. I... Continue Reading →

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