Cee's Fun Foto Challenge

Paper Birch Bark and Snow

This is my contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: White or cream colours.

We got up to an inch or so of snow yesterday morning so I had my white. When I went for a walk I noticed the snow stuck to the trunk of a Paper Birch tree. That was my, sort of, cream.

CFFC: White and cream colours
Weekly Photo Challenge

Everyday Objects

This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #111: Everyday Objects.

I had a couple of ideas for this challenge, one of which stood out. Then when I started picking photos for this post I changed my plan completely.

Some unusual perspectives on everyday objects taken in the last six months.

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Comfort Food
Colourful sprinkles on a glazed donut.
One Word Sunday: Fraction
Close up of a Pine cone using a cheap (and nasty) 25mm f/1.4 CCTV lens adapted to a mirrorless camera.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: Pick a Colour
Blue anodized aluminium of the knurled section of a small torch (flashlight).
Wordless Wednesday: 19th August 2020
A Coneflower photographed with a fast portrait lens.

Weekly Photo Challenge

Creativity in the Time of Covid

This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Creativity in the Time of Covid prompt.

I decided to keep it simple and go with a small selection of photos taken during my time in lockdown.

On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Mix Play with Everyday
Clouds streaking across the sky at dusk. I used the live composite setting on my Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II. All my sunrise and sunset locations were closed so I set up in a gap in the trees around the yard.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: From an Unusual Angle
Paper Birch trees against a blue sky on the South Bruce Peninsula. I was going for regular walks around the neighborhood. Sometimes the sky seemed deeper blue than normal. Possibly due to the lack of aircraft flying at the time.
Wordless Wednesday: 15th April 2020
Close up of a Pine cone. I set up a table top studio and photographed things that I had picked up on my walks around the neighborhood.
Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Close ups or macros
Variegated Hosta leaves in monochrome. I experimented with setting my mirrorless Olympus camera to monochrome.
Weekly Photo Challenge

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Surrealism

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: Surrealism which is an expansion of last week weeks challenge Abstract.


Cosmic Photo Challenge: Surrealism

The wire mesh of a kitchen sieve.


Cosmic Photo Challenge: Pick a Colour

Detail of the knurling on a blue anodized aluminium flashlight (torch).


Monochrome Monday: 20th April 2020

Hoarfrost on chicken wire.


Weekly Photo Challenge


This is my contribution to the One Word Sunday prompt Fruit.


Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Find Something Red

Detail of a Raspberry.


Weekly Photo Challenge

Friendly Friday: Close Examination

This is my contribution to the Friendly Friday Challenge: Close Examination.


Weekly Prompts: What is it?

Hooks on a Lesser Burdock seed head. Where the inventor of Velcro got the idea.


Cosmic Photo Challenge: Macro

Detail of the cap of a Fly Agaric fungi. The classic red Toadstool so popular with the illustrators of children’s books.

Monthly Squares

Unusual Perspective on a Nail Brush

This is my day 6 contribution to Becky’s July Squares on the theme of Perspective.

This are the bristles of a used nail brush, the distorted bristles remind me of bacteria seen through a microscope.


July Squares: Unusual Perspective on a Nail Brush