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Squares Challenge

One Of A Kind #5

Having miscalculated my squares for October I had to find a square to end the month. So I thought a bird at sunset would be an appropriate ending.

A male Mallard in silhouette at sunset in the winter is my day 31 contribution to Becky’s October Squares challenge on the theme of Kind.

A big thanks to Becky for an interesting and varied October Squares. It was bigger challenge than usual for me without an internet connection at home.

October Squares: One Of A Kind #5
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Squares Challenge

Three Of A Kind #4

Three birds silhouetted against the rising sun on Colpoy’s Bay.

This is my day 30 contribution to Becky’s October Squares challenge on the theme of Kind. It was planned as the last square of the month and should really have been a sunset.

Unfortunately, partly due to having no internet connection at home, I miscalculated and this is now the penultimate square.

October Squares: Three Of A Kind #4
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CBWC

Silhouetted at Sunrise

This is my contribution to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Lighting of Any Kind.

 

Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Lighting of Any Kind

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

 

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Photo Challenges

A Photo a Week Challenge: Threes and Threes

This is my contribution to the A Photo a Week Challenge: Threes and Threes challenge.

Three photos of threes.

 

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Summer Scenes

Three American White Pelicans on a section of Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area in Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

A Photo a Week Challenge: Water

Storm clouds and light beams at Loch Arkaig, Scotland. Something of a rarity for me, a scenic photo sort of following the rule of thirds.

 

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Isolation Cravings

Three birds silhouetted against the rising sun on Colpoy’s Bay, Ontario, Canada at sunrise.

 

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Shadows and Silhouettes

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge prompt Shadows and Silhouettes.

I decided to keep it simple and go with one photo of shadows and one photo of a silhouette.

 

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Panoramic Views

Trees and their shadows at Bickerton Hill in southern Cheshire, England.

 

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Treasure Hunt

A Eurasian Blue Tit silhouetted against the rising sun at Faddiley in southern Cheshire, England.

 

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Lens-Artists

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Treasure Hunt

Tina has challenged everyone to a Treasure Hunt for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

It all got a little confusing for me due to various issues unconnected with this blog. In the end I copied and pasted the list of treasure hunt items to a memo as a reminder.

Just to make things even more complicated I also made myself some rules. A set of four photos with two horizontal compositions and two vertical compositions. Also as wide a variety of techniques and subject matter as possible.

 

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Treasure Hunt

A frozen marsh at sunset, Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan. This covers the sunset and the cold items of the treasure hunt. I’m assuming -40 degrees is cold enough.

 

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Treasure Hunt

A yellow bicycle in the snow. This covers bicycle and cold on the list of treasure hunt items. Actually, it’s the shadow of a tree on the shed that makes the shot for me.

 

Weekly Prompts: Home Crafts

Sewing a camera strap. This is for sewing in the list of bonus items.

 

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Treasure Hunt

A Blue Tit silhouetted against the rising sun. This covers the sunrise and bird items of the treasure hunt.

 

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Squares Challenge

January Squares: Oak Tree by Moonlight

This is my day 28 contribution to Becky’s January Squares: Light photo challenge.

One of the earliest photos I have used for the January Squares. It dates back to the mid 1970s and was part of a slide presentation that got me a place at art school.

It shows a full moon shining through a gap in the branches of an Oak tree in Hatherton, Cheshire, England.

January Squares: Oak Tree by Moonlight