Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

Can you see what it is yet? This is a ‘doctored’ detail – complete with shadows – of the roof of a villa at the Sir Bani Yas Hotel in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. To put it into context, here’s another image:    

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

A piece of flotsam lies between two clumps of seaweed on Manly Beach, Australia.  

A Close Look At Quilts

Madame and I recently had the opportunity to attend the International Quilt Show in Dubai, organised by Classic Quilts Dubai. You don’t have to be a quilter in order to appreciate the talent and effort that goes into producing these works of art. And for a photographer, there’s a whole world of colour and pattern to admire, enjoy and seek to capture. There is also texture and that’s…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

There is a very romantic private resort in Oman called Zighy Bay. It has a tower, on the roof of which it is possible to dine by candlelight. To get to the roof, you need to go inside, and up this spiral staircase. It’s worth it.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

A long exposure , the turn of a zoom lens and there you are rushing headlong into infinity.

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines To Patterns

It’s often hard to say where lines become patterns. One answer could be ‘hotels’. The images in this post all feature hotels in either Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

This week’s Photo Challenge looks for an unusual point of view. Our grandsons were blowing bubbles in our garden and one of them captured this image of the back of our house. It reminds me vaguely of some seventies prog-rock album cover.