Tag Archives: textures

Fuschia by the waterwall


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October 15, 2017 · 8:00 am

Pebble beauty


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Shapes, colours and textures on the shore

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June 17, 2016 · 8:00 am

Surf boards at rest



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Faces from Africa (1)

Face to face


A few years ago, at an auction sale, I bought a collection of, what I think are, African masks and carvings.  They fascinated me although I knew (and still know) nothing of their true ethnic origins.  They were bought purely for their decorative properties.  It seemed a good idea at the time but I have never found a use for them, nor was I able to raise any interest on ebay!  Perhaps their hour has come!

The average height of the originals is around 30cm.  Because they are individual items I have ‘created’ backgrounds that I feel to be appropriate and have occasionally adjusted saturation and contrast levels to make details a little more clear.  It is my intention to post the resulting images in small groups under the heading Faces from Africa.  This post comprises the first selection.




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Grasses dancing in the sunshine

I particularly enjoyed the light, the movement, the textures and the colours in this scene.  Beauty in chaos!

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Cow parsley (anthriscus sylvestris) bordering the buttercup field

This image is a study in monochrome, silhouettes and textures.

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