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On the Hunt for Joy Challenge

On the Hunt for Joy: Make Your Own Rainbow

This is my contribution to Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Make Your Own Rainbow.

I had a couple of ideas for the challenge, neither of which worked out.

Then I remembered photographing a section of sidewalk some bored child had coloured in with chalk. I had photographed it last summer where the local town held a weekly farmers market. I assumed that the bored child of one of the stallholders had coloured the sidewalk in.

So I decided to do some heavy editing using Photoshop and then Snapseed to get a couple of different versions of the coloured sidewalk.

 

On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Make Your Own Rainbow

 

On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Make Your Own Rainbow

 

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

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

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Weekly Prompts

Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Store Displays.

This is my contribution to the Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Store Displays.

My plan was to go down to Colpoy’s Bay for the sunrise, go for a coffee while waiting for the town to wake up and then go for a walk around town photographing some of the store displays that line parts of the sidewalk (pavement to the Brits).

Sunday morning produced a nice sunrise and a warm morning with a mix of sun and cloud. Ideal for a wander around town after a coffee and cinnamon raisin bagel.

This was the front of the Dollar Store when I first walked down the main street. Just a box of scarecrows on the sidewalk.

Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Store Displays.

 

Meanwhile on the side of main street I was walking down I nearly got run down by a loaded trolley coming out of one of the stores. I stepped backwards out of the way just as the person pulling it looked behind. This is one of the later trolleys being brought out onto the sidewalk.

Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Store Displays.

 

Walking back along main street there’s a lot more stuff cluttering up the sidewalk outside the Dollar Store. So much that one item is in front of the neighbouring business.

Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Store Displays.