Wednesday

Castle Espie

I have never been to Castle Espie, Northern Ireland in my adult years. In fact, I’m thinking that perhaps I had just never been. When I got an invite from two dear ladies from my church I jumped at the chance. Castle Espie is a wetlands with wildlife preservation at it. It is mainly birds, …

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CFFC Shadows

This is a thoroughly interesting subject, shadows are the thing you often try to avoid when taking photographs, yet shadows can make a photo more interesting. CFFC. I have also covered this topic before … Shadows. This was an accidental shadow. This one very deliberate. This one too, the shadows added to the mood. Also …

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Depth Of Field

Depth of field took me a long time to master, even now I don’t always get it right. Nancy Merrill posted a challenge, to encourage us to explore depth of friend in photography. Here’s my efforts, with varying degrees of success. I love the DOF in these chipmunk photographs, his set I am rather pleased …

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Play On Words

The topic from Dutch Goes The Photo is BANK. So first thoughts are river bank … Neither photo will win any awards for quality, the top one is in New Castle County Down and the bottom is Omagh (I think). Both in Northern Ireland. Then I thought about going to the Bank, I had taken …

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RagTag Daily Prompt

It’s a good one IMMERSE. I have a thing about ships that are being immersed, look back a few posts on my site and you will see – click here. Here’s another boat that is about to be immersed.

Variegated Leaves FOTD

My flower of the day, FOTD, is a variegated plant. Once again I do not know the name of it, I have an appreciation of colours and patterns but never the knowledge to identify plants as I go along. I still think the leaves are striking and hope they qualify for FOTD.