Monthly Archives: June 2014

Beauty in Decay/13 & 14

For today, a couple of low key images of some carnations past their best, and a truly defunct daisy… I am loving the low key effects I can get with my ‘studio'(!) set up and a little help from Nik

Beauty in Decay/13 & 14

For today, a couple of low key images of some carnations past their best, and a truly defunct daisy… I am loving the low key effects I can get with my ‘studio'(!) set up and a little help from Nik

Beauty in Decay/12 The End of the Rose

Believing, as I do (really?) that you can’t have too much of a good thing, here’s a rather defunct rose: Oh, and it is only the end of the rose, not the end of the road…more to come in the

Beauty in Decay/12 The End of the Rose

Believing, as I do (really?) that you can’t have too much of a good thing, here’s a rather defunct rose: Oh, and it is only the end of the rose, not the end of the road…more to come in the

Beauty in Decay/11

Yet another peony…I was attracted to the definite brown tinges, a certain sign that it’s almost over for this flower. But adding a certain beauty:

Beauty in Decay/11

Yet another peony…I was attracted to the definite brown tinges, a certain sign that it’s almost over for this flower. But adding a certain beauty:

One/19

I’m having a reminisce day. Today’s ‘One’ was seen some years ago in a small town in Provence:

One/19

I’m having a reminisce day. Today’s ‘One’ was seen some years ago in a small town in Provence:

Beauty in Decay/9 & 10

A couple more images of pale peonies in early decay. This time, I have created a high key and a low key image of the same flower, at different angles:   Which works for you?

Beauty in Decay/9 & 10

A couple more images of pale peonies in early decay. This time, I have created a high key and a low key image of the same flower, at different angles:   Which works for you?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between & Travel Theme: Shine

This week, the WordPress Photo Challenge is ‘Between’, and Ailsa has chosen ‘Shine’ for her Travel Theme this week. So off to my recent Turkey Travels archive, and had a bit of a think about how to merge these two,

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between & Travel Theme: Shine

This week, the WordPress Photo Challenge is ‘Between’, and Ailsa has chosen ‘Shine’ for her Travel Theme this week. So off to my recent Turkey Travels archive, and had a bit of a think about how to merge these two,

Beauty in Decay/8

This is the same flower that appeared in Beauty in Decay/7…. several days on, and the petals have drooped and shrivelled. I like the texture here, and decided to take the image against a black backdrop, lit with natural light

Beauty in Decay/8

This is the same flower that appeared in Beauty in Decay/7…. several days on, and the petals have drooped and shrivelled. I like the texture here, and decided to take the image against a black backdrop, lit with natural light

Unwelcome message…

Saw this at a London Underground station yesterday, and it had me thinking… For those of you that don’t know, ‘mind the gap (between the train and platform edge)’ is a London Underground announcement to stop you inadvertently putting an

Unwelcome message…

Saw this at a London Underground station yesterday, and it had me thinking… For those of you that don’t know, ‘mind the gap (between the train and platform edge)’ is a London Underground announcement to stop you inadvertently putting an