Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween

Today’s image was actually planned with a different purpose in mind  –  as part of a dune grass sequence  –  but the more closely I looked at it the more appropriate it seemed for tonight!!

 

6 Comments

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, grasses, Imaginings, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, photography, Uncategorized

Today in the garden

In the flower border the last surviving hydrangea flower head blooms defiantly as its leaves acknowledge the rapid approach of mid-autumn.

Hydrangea

A few feet away, in the fish pond, a solitary leaf drifts in limbo just beneath the surface, uncertain where to go, whether to sink or whether to float.

8 Comments

Filed under Colour, Flowers, Garden, Nature, photography, Uncategorized, Water

When the wind blows

In general, I am reasonably pleased with this image.  It conveys the sense of movement I hoped to capture and the pattern sits quite well as a composition.  But colour or black and white?  I’m still undecided.

 

Click the image to enlarge

11 Comments

Filed under Art, Colour, grasses, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, photography, Uncategorized

Allium Christophii revisited

A different interpretation of the  original photograph used for Allium Christophii!  (Click  Allium Christophii)

5 Comments

Filed under Art, Garden, grasses, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, Uncategorized

Allium Christophii

The pinky-blue flowers of the Allium Christophii have long since gone, but the large seedheads (each 9-10 inches in diameter) enter a new phase of beauty.

5 Comments

Filed under Art, Garden, grasses, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, photography

‘All creatures great and small’

The granite rocks and outcrops on the Isles of Scilly have sculpted many fantasy creatures:  such as

a prototype seal

and a truncated elephant!

6 Comments

Filed under Imaginings, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, photography, Sand, Shore, Texture, Uncategorized

Seaweed patterns

These two ‘abstract’ patterns are derived from photos of seaweed attached to a breakwater and exposed only at low water.  I was attracted by the variety of shapes, colours and textures.

10 Comments

Filed under Abstract photos, Art, Colour, Nature, Pattern, photography, Shore, Texture, Uncategorized