Lens-Artist-PC-79-Window-with-View

 

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Three windows,

three countries…

An area known as God’s Window,

overlooking South Africa’s

Blyde River Canyon.

 

 

Our window view at Buckland’s BnB,

Matamata, New Zealand,

near the Hobbiton Movie set.

Westminster Abbey, London,

England.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Window-with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Window-with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Window with-a-View

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   Window-with-a-View

 

Lens-Artist-PC-78-Special-Spots

 

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A Melbourne special spot is

the footbridge over the Yarra River.

The long sandstone building is…

Flinders Street Station where Melbournians

meet under the clocks.

The Twelve Apostles is one of my favourite spots,

which has unfortunately become too touristy for me.

 

 

 

 

Further west along the Great Ocean Road

is, Loch Ard Gorge.

 

 

At  sunrise only a few joggers, dog walkers

and photographers encroach on one’s space

at Geelong’s Griffin Gully Pier.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Special-Spot-Shots

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Special-Spot-Shots

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Special-Spot-Shots

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   Special-Spot-Shots

 

Lens-Artist-PC-77-2019-Favourites

 

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I tend to focus on nature…

…when taking photos.

Corio Bay sunrise

 

However, this image of boat lights

is probably my favourite of 2019.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  2019-Favourites

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  2019-Favourites

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  2019-Favourites

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:   2019-Favourites

 

Lens-Artist-PC-76-On-Display

 

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Items for sale…

on display

at the Arras (France)…

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….Saturday Market.

 

 

 

 

The Dubai Mall Fountain also puts…

…on a display every hour on the hour.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  On-Display

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  On-Display

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  On-Display

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  On-Display

 

Lens-Artist-PC-75-Nostalgic

 

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Every time I see photos of our shearing sheds

I confess to feeling a bit nostalgic.

I guess after spending 32 shearings/years

in this one (my parents)…

…and 18 years/shearings in our shed…

…that is to be expected.

However, then I think of the long hours

and associated stress for very little return

and my nostalgia is like a bird on the wing.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Nostalgic

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Nostalgic

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Nostalgic

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Nostalgic

 

Lens-Artist-PC-74-Abstract

 

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Because I have a low impression of my ‘art’

I have included the original image

prior to its abstract version.

And, yes some of the originals are ‘duds’

with a heat map filter applied.

These autumn leaves look very lifeless to me.

However, they take on a different look with a filter added.

I have had people express displeasure

at my bright heat map filters.

However, colours are easily changed.

 

I think this is a canola crop nearing harvest.

The spider web (foreground, left of centre)

caught my eye.


With some preset filters.

I am sure this is a water shot. 

Cropped and out of focus.

 

With a heat map applied.

A late addition…

…inspired by

Tatiana at Travelways.com

 

 

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Abstract

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Abstract

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Abstract

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Abstract

 

Lens-Artist-PC-73-Cold

 

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All my life I have lived within

a half hour drive from the coast,

Therefore I have never experienced the extremes

of inland climates or the cold associated with altitude


Single digit temperatures is noteworthy

and snow in the high country, has been making

news all of October and November.

This definitely one of those noteworthy cold days.

Whilst having breakfast one July morning

in the winter of 2007 I notice water running

over the edge of the gutter for a few seconds.

A few days later a similar occurrence.

 

This time armed with camera and ladder

I discover this river of ice which had formed a

horizontal icicle out to the edge of the spouting/gutter.

I have never seen this happen again.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Cold

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Cold

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Cold

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Cold