Cosmic Photo Challenge: Inside out/outside in/upside down

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: Inside out/outside in/upside down.

I briefly considered going with photos of Woodpeckers and Nuthatches feeding upside down but thought that was rather obvious. Plus they’re doing what comes naturally, there is no upside down to them.

Then I thought about some of the photos where there’s a reflection on water that makes you wonder if the photo is the right way up. At which point I started rotating some photos 180 degrees.

These Black Eyed Susan’s look a little odd.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Inside out/outside in/upside down

 

This coloured section of sidewalk looks slightly strange. It makes me think it’s a ceiling.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Inside out/outside in/upside down

 

This Colpoy’s Bay sunrise looks less odd.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Inside out/outside in/upside down

 

Finally, these variegated Hosta leaves look slightly odd.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Inside out/outside in/upside down

October Squares: Lines at the Marina

This is my contribution to day 14 of Becky’s October Squares: Lines photo challenge.

Taken yesterday morning after going down to the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline for the sunrise.

After the sun was up I made a short detour to check the autumn colour on the Niagara Escarpment. I noticed that the masts of the boats moored at the Wiarton Marina made a nice line of lines for the challenge.

October Squares: Lines at the Marina

A Photo a Week Challenge: Sun & Water

A contribution to the A Photo a Week Challenge: Sun & Water.

Clouds over Colpoy’s Bay and the Niagara Escarpment at sunrise.

Clouds at sunrise.

 

Old wood piles sticking out of the water on Colpoy’s Bay at sunrise.

Orange sky at sunrise.

 

Waves and rocks on the Lake Huron shoreline at sunrise.

Rocks and waves.

 

A sailboat on Colpoy’s Bay at sunrise.

Colpoy's Bay at sunrise.

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.