I was looking for something unusual, the topic of today’s photo challenge when I saw this cozy cabin. It isn’t unusual, but I really love it and wanted to put it on my blog.
I did think this beautiful tree was unusual. It had fallen at some time and yet it continued to reach for the sun and sky.
On day two of the photography challenge we were asked to take a photo of technology. It didn’t specify new or old. While walking our dog Annika, I spotted this old irrigation system. At one time, it was modern technology, but now very old, rusty and unused.
Today the topic for the challenge is something new. I took the photo below of new growth on an old tree. New doesn’t always mean an article of clothing, or a car. In this case I chose to photograph new life.
We arrived home yesterday from our four day trip to Chula Vista, California, where I took the above photo of this gorgeous Petunia blossom during a morning walk. Continue reading
I took this monochrome photo today, as we drove back to our camp ground. We are spending a few days in southern Utah, RVing in our 5th Wheel trailer. While studying my digital camera and the manual, I learned how to photograph in monochrome and decided that today I would use this setting for all photos.
The mountains in the far distance are part of Zion National Park. I get goose bumps just looking at this photo. Zion seems even more mystical in monochrome. These photos make me feel like I’m looking at photographs taken in the 1950s.
This last photo is of my camera case resting on my lap. My jeans are dark blue and the case is chartreuse. It’s amazing how the monochrome setting works. I have a feeling I’ll stay in this particular setting for at least another day, and then on to Sepia, I think.
Our daughter-in-law told us she found Zion National Park so beautiful that she could have stayed forever. I thought she must be exaggerating, but we found out she wasn’t. Continue reading