Posted in Photo challenge, pondering, Weekly Photo Challenge

Layers of texture.

I am drawn in by moss. I love the colour; the texture and the layers. I love the contrast between the layers: rough rock and soft moss.

In this photo, there is the added bonus of a contrast in textures between new spring green and last fall’s leaves, once crisp but now soggy.

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This week, share with us a layered image of your own. The topic is wide open, as long as you focus on the interplay of depth, density, and texture (or just choose one of these elements if you’d like). Strata of clouds, a shirt collar peeking through a sweater, a cross-section of an onion: you can keep your interpretation as literal or as figurative as you wish.

Posted in Nature, pondering, Weekly Photo Challenge

Pondering..Focus

This past May while visiting Allegany State Park in New York, USA, the moss on the cabin roof caught my attention.

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Photos like these are why I love digital photography… I started taking photos when it was expensive to try to capture these shots. You had to spend lots of money on rolls and rolls of film, hoping that a few of your shots turn out as your eye / imagination saw them.  😉

 

 

 

“The” details… this was a challenge from a while ago that I found while searching Word Press’ Challenge listings.

For this challenge, get out there and take a picture demonstrating the concept of focus. Depending on your skill level or type of camera, tinker with the manual settings, use the auto focus feature, or play around with an app. Some ideas:

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/focus/