Posted on January 16, 2017
Given that about two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by sea, it’s difficult to think of anything more mundane than water. But it becomes a little more interesting if a tiny proportion of it – like this detail of a water park near Sydney – is suitably framed (in this case by the brick border of the walkway).
Posted on January 14, 2017
Ambience: the sense of a place. This is poolside at the hotel on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Quite possibly one of the most relaxing places we have ever been to (several times).
Posted on December 31, 2016
For this week’s instalment of the 52 Week Photo Challenge, The Girl That Dreams Awake has chosen the theme of ‘Peaceful’.
Her own interpretation is an image of a pile of books and that inspired me to dig out this photograph, which I took a few years ago somewhere around Sydney. What could be more peaceful than sitting quietly in the sunshine by the waterside and reading a book?
Posted on December 23, 2016
On a very calm and sunny day in the harbour of St Andrews, this little fishing boat was reflected almost perfectly in the still water.
Posted on December 13, 2016
Have I got views for you. So many to choose from, but here’s a view – taken on a lovely calm, sunny day at the end of October this year – of the harbour at St Andrews in Scotland:
52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 19 – View
Posted on December 6, 2016
By far the best way to cross from one side of Dubai Creek to the other is on one of the little passenger boats called abras (think motorised gondolas). This one was tied up on the Deira side.
Tuesdays of Texture
Posted on October 12, 2016
This week, for Musin’ with Susan’s maco challenge, here are some raindrops on roses. Don’t expect whiskers on kittens any time soon.
Nikon D300 with Nikkor 105mm f2.8.Macro lens. 10 sec at f4.5 ISO 200. Edited in Lightroom.