“Morning Glories”

“Morning Glories”

It’s close to winter when it comes time to cut down the vines.  These late bloomers continue to show all its true colors, all the way down to its core.  The buds just barely wanting to open and the vines show all the freshness of spring in the fall.  Breathtaking.

 

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Day 4 – Macro Challenge

‘The Evergreen”

Even in the beginning of freezing temperatures, the evergreen will continue to show signs of growth, of life.  It will show its colors all winter long and bring cheer during the snowfall.  Some will even become Christmas trees.

 

 

Day 3 – Macro Challenge

 

“Mini Rose”

The petals weaken under the drops of rain that have found their way into the folds.  At any moment, the drop could fall, making way for the petals to relax some until the next rainfall.  The color bright and new, even though it is autumn.  Beautiful.

Day 2 – Macro Challenge

“Berry Droplets”

It rained recently.  The yard is crisp and fresh, waiting for the sun to appear.  Yet, it is Autumn now and the sun won’t be out for awhile.  The barberries are losing their leaves quickly but before they vanish, some caught the rain and now shows its leaves proudly.  A last reach for greatness.

 

7- Day Challenge – Macro

As it flows into fall, the overcast skies give perfect light for some macro shots.  The light is soft, the rain leaves gorgeous droplets on leaves, and the leaves themselves are changing colors and creating beautiful backdrops for these types of shots.

This week, walk into your yard and create a daily story TTL using macro techniques.  Just don’t get your gear wet!

Day 7 of B/W Photo Challenge

“The Hideout”

It’s quiet in the house, it’s Saturday afternoon.  Everyone else is asleep so I head out to the shed with a cocktail and contemplate what next to do with the garden.  It’s the perfect spot, away from the spying eyes of the neighbors, with a great view, this hideout is perfect.  So peaceful.

To join us in this challenge, post a pic on your website and enter the URL in the comment below.  Pictures need to have been taken on the same day.  Have fun!

#garden #blackandwhite #photography

 

 

Day 6 of B/W Photo Challenge

The Challenge

“The Birdbath”

The leaves are beginning to fall, the water murky.  The reflection shows it is still light out and the birds are chirping around me.  It’s the perfect gathering spot for our friends as they await in the branches above.  They will come, eat, drink and be merry tonight once I leave.  I just hope they keep it down.

 

To join us in this challenge, post a pic on your website and enter the URL in the comment below.  Pictures need to have been taken on the same day.  Have fun!

#water #blackandwhite #photography

 

Day 5 of B/W Photo Challenge

The Challenge

 

“Welcome”

It’s getting dark and the porch light has come on.  The broom in the corner awaits its next visitor when it will fall as a warning.  It’s that time of year again when everything gets spooky and our porch is no exception.  Dark and creepy, only those who approach will be rewarded.  But with what.

To join us in this challenge, post a pic on your website and enter the URL in the comment below.  Pictures need to have been taken on the same day.  Have fun!

 

#photography #blackandwhite #porch

 

Day 4 of B/W Photo Challenge

The Challenge

“Gnome Home”

Among the garden, they watch.  Waiting for something interesting to happen.  Forever affixed to the landscape, they dream of a bigger life, a home of their own.  Yet they don’t realize, they are in an enormous gnome home already.  Our garden.

 

To join us in this challenge, post a pic on your website and enter the URL in the comment below.  Pictures need to have been taken on the same day.  Have fun!

#challenge #photography #blackandwhite