Weekly Photo Challenge-Scale

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Scale

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These balls adorn the foreshore at

the ocean end of Geelong’s main street.

In daylight they are just white balls…

of similar size once one allows for

subject to camera distance.

Correct?

 

No.  Not all the same size and not all that big.

The stakes supporting the young trees

are only about 2 metres high.

 

A life-size horse and rider…

or something rather small?

 

I posted this shot only a few days ago,

  however, Tembo is twice my size,

and I am not a jockey.

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Pedestrian

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Pedestrian

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When I think of pedestrian I think of people

that I need to give way to if I am driving.

Or something may move at a pedestrian pace…slowly.

In Africa the animals are the pedestrians which

often move at a pedestrian pace.

 It is far better to wait for some, such as this rhino,

until they have crossed the road.

Similarly a good idea not to upset

the gentle giants of the land.

Some small impala you think you could bluff…

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until, he who never looks comes

bounding out of the scrub

Then there are pedestrians who cause traffic chaos

with their sit down strikes.

This lot even sent out a parking inspector to

make sure we were all doing the right thing.

A post about pedestrians would not be complete

without a zebra crossing image.

 Zebras will never die of high blood pressure.

On this day, they even took time out

to gawk at the tourists.

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One Word Photo Challenge-Glue

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Glue.

Towards the end…

of our first African Safari…

we all agreed… that it was sights like these…

which held Africa’s tourist trade…

in place.

In essence, these sights were the ‘glue’…

for without these sightings to see and photograph…

Africa’s tourist trade would fall dramatically.

Which is why poaching of any description,

or trade in the products of these animals, must cease.

In my opinion and that of others as well.

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 One Word Photo Challenge: Glue

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One Word Photo Challenge-Giraffe

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Giraffe.

After our first African Safari,

I was telling a then work colleague about…

this giraffe which always waited at, or near, the gate

to our camp looking over the fence.

My colleague used this beautiful face as a reason

for NOT going to visit Africa.

I was shocked!!

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 One Word Photo Challenge: Giraffe

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