Tuesday Photo Challenge – Coast

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Coast.

Three different looks at coast’s over 25 years.

Isle of Skye Coast. An abandoned crofters cottage at Elgol on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Abandoned cottage in front of the Cuillin.

 

North Wales Coast. Oystercatchers on a section of the North Wales coast at Point of Air, Flintshire.

Tuesday Photo Challenge - Coast

 

Ontario, Canada Coast. A section of the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton. Chantry Island is on the horizon and a long way behind the island is Michigan in the U.S.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Lakeshore.

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Back Catalog

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Back Catalog.

My first thought was to check my last few Throwback Thursday posts. That got me nowhere so I started going through my archives.

I came across my photos of a Common Kingfisher taken in the early 1990s. These gave me an idea for this challenge.

I spent a couple of weeks locating a portable hide on the edge of a pool and setting up a selection of perches for the bird to use. After the time spent setting up and then sitting in the hide while taking the photos I was happy with the shots. But given the quality of digital captures and the quality of modern lenses I would love to reshoot the species at some point in the future.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Back Catalog

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Tourism

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge: Tourism.

A small selection of tourist attractions photographed over the past 40 years.

This is Beeston Castle, a popular tourist attraction in Cheshire, England.

Although the reason the photo was taken was because there was a Peregrine Falcon nest on a ledge on the cliff below the castle and a Common Raven nest in a cave on the cliff. I was part of a group of volunteers monitoring and protecting the Peregrine Falcons in the 1990s.

One Word Sunday: Monument/monumental.

 

Giant Canadian flag and flagpole with Canada Geese at sunrise. The flagpole is a tourist attraction at the bottom of High Street in Southampton, Ontario photographed in the 2000s.

Canada Geese and a Canadian flag.

 

This is a crofters cottage on the Isle of Skye, Scotland that was a museum of crofting when I was there in the late 1970s.

Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Sepia Crofters Cottage.

 

This is Inglis Falls in Ontario, where the Sydenham River flows over the Niagara Escarpment. A popular tourist attraction to the south of Owen Sound, Ontario photographed in the mid 1980s.

Falling Water.

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Groceries

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge: Groceries.

This is the abandoned grocery store in Wiarton on the South Bruce Peninsula. It’s been standing empty for years and the roof was leaking badly when it was still in use so the building is probably beyond repair by now.

When it was in use a lot of groceries passed through the doors, especially in the tourist season.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Groceries

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Stone

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Stone.

Currently living on the Bruce Peninsula, a limestone promontory separating Lake Huron from Georgian Bay there’s rather a lot of stone around here. The eastern side of the peninsula is formed by the Niagara Escarpment. The same escarpment that the Niagara River flows over at Niagara Falls.

Autumn colour on a section of the Niagara Escarpment. Some of the limestone face of the escarpment is visible through the trees with fallen boulders along the shoreline.

A section of autumn colour on the Niagara Escarpment.

 

Limestone boulders piled in a ditch on a back road on the South Bruce Peninsula.

A face in the rock.

 

Inglis FallsĀ  where the Sydenham River flows over the escarpment.

Falling Water.

 

Waves on rocks at sunrise on the Lake Huron shoreline.

Rocks and waves.

 

Green moss and orange Lichen growing on a limestone boulder on the South Bruce Peninsula.

Spring colour on the South Bruce Peninsula.

 

A wave breaking on stones at the base of the Niagara Escarpment at sunrise.

Wave on stones.