Here’s my contribution to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage. For this challenge, I learned how to create a photo gallery, above. If you click on one photo, you will be able to view each one at full size.
Drifters, nomads, and even the state of impermanence: this week, share your photos of transient. ~Andrea Badgley, The Daily Post.
A leaf, a literal drifter. On its way out to sea or working its way back to shore? Seen floating, lazily, in this inlet. Calm, mellow transient.
Playing around with depth of focus is always a lot of fun. While I would love to take a fabulous landscape photo with everything clear and in sharp focus, more often I enjoy switching to a more shallow depth of focus, with the foreground being the subject and the expected subject being blurred.
And a couple with greater depth of field:
Check out the other responses to this week’s photo challenge here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of Focus.
Here’s my entry for this week’s photo challenge, the organic shapes of farmer’s market bounty gathered into a modicum of order.
Friends meet up at a fiber festival in Rhinebeck New York! And all wearing mitts knit from the same pattern!
Just one of the ways that knit equals joy~
This challenge really struck a chord with me. The evanescence – fleeting existence – of the tableaus I find on the beach is part of their charm and attraction for me. Here are a few more Oregon Coast still lifes:
See the rest at Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent.
- Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.
The Daily Post, Krista Stevens
The still life tableaus I find at the beach are evanescent; I have to capture them at that moment, before the wind and the surf sweep them away. Their fleeting existence is part of what intrigues me and inspires me to look for interesting juxtapositions of color, form, and texture.
See more outstanding examples of evanescence at Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent.
All right! I love this week’s photo challenge! I have wanderlust, and I have it bad. I’ve had it since childhood, when my parents would drive the three of us across the country in our camper from Kentucky to California each summer to visit my grown sisters and their families. I would spend the hours mesmerized by the changing landscape or playing navigator for my dad. Such wonderful memories!
These days I don’t have to travel far to satisfy my need to wander. As you know, if you follow this blog, trips to the Oregon Coast often provide the opportunity for solitary rambles and new discoveries.
However, for this week’s challenge, the first image that popped into my mind was the iconic PDX (Portland International Airport) carpet. Locals often take pics like these when leaving for new trips or when arriving home. The carpet was replaced a few years ago, but if you know where to wander, you can still find a section of the original pattern. This is the original design.
See other interpretations of this week’s challenge here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Wanderlust
I love pictures of old stumps and pieces of wood; they hold such fascinating textures and multitudinous shades of brown, green, gold, gray. These are two of my favorites. I hope you enjoy them on this Earth Day!
~knit equals joy
For this week’s challenge, show us something that represents security. It could be your kids happily reading under their favorite throw blanket. It could be a roaring fire chasing away the last of winter’s cold. It could be a worry stone you keep in your pocket or that favorite tee shirt that makes you feel awesome every time you put it on. Krista ~ The Daily Post
Some time ago, I discovered these daisies along the trail at Salishan, on the Oregon Coast. The security comes in knowing that I will find them – or something like them – waiting for me every time I visit the coast. The Oregon Coast is awesome!
Find other responses to this week’s challenge here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Security.