Freezing fog

In response to Cee’s latest Black & White Photo Challenge – Weather, an image taken last winter here at Tranquility Base.

Freezing fog

The link to the challenge is here.

 

 

Santa’s gone off-piste

Nobody would begrudge Santa a holiday after his recent busy time, and why shouldn’t he go skiing? But he must have overdone the glühwein a bit to end up flat out on a supermarket shelf in the middle of France earlier today.

Santa

 

(inspired by Cee’s Oddball Photo Challenge)

 

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Feet

http://ceenphotography.com/2015/01/01/cees-black-white-photo-challenge-shoes-or-feet/

Detail from the base of a lectern in St Mary’s Church, Beverley. Of course the subject is the feet, but the reflection of the church interior provides context.

B&WFeet

Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth

“Warmth” certainly gives plenty of scope for interpretation.

Below is one take on it: an image from a few years ago of a very small and very warm grandson surrounded by very warm colours in a children’s playground in Abu Dhabi (it was October: trust me, it was warm).

WarmthWPC

For a completely different take on “warmth”, here is my contribution on this topic for last month’s ‘Photography 101’ challenge.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

To fit this week’s theme, another image from the inexhaustible fount of photographic possibilities that is Dubai Mall. This one is a lantern, or chandelier if you prefer. I placed the camera on the floor and hovered around it protectively while the exposure was made.

Yellow

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Another image from Dubai Mall, this one of an ornamental pool on the way down to the underground car park (it’s Dubai, what do you expect?)

Twinkle

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten

A discarded flower, perhaps given added poignancy by the fact that it had been a buttonhole worn at a wedding I attended last summer.

Gone