Random July 11

I am going to continue with macro shots,  hope you enjoy the colorful bubbles. 

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New Blog and Monthly Theme

Hi all, it is nearly new year and I decided to make a bold move. I changed my theme here on WP – what do you think? My aim was to lessen the clutter and give the spotlight on my photos. As you know I am not a writer, I don’t have that much to say…

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How to survive November 2017- 26

Nearly done with this month! YES! Drove to work and it was dark. Came home it was dark. I did go to a training for work and on the way there visited an art gallery. Not too bad for a slush filled day.        

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walk continues

I love these crooked pine trees that the wind and weather has shaped.

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Lapland

Hi, just in case if someone misses my photos or notices that I am absent from the blogging world. I will be visiting Lapland and the Arctic Circle until Saturday evening, work can be fun.. So most likely you will see lots more photos of snow in days coming, maybe a rain deer or two…huskies. See you…

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Monochrome Madness (25) – Devil’s-bit

This is my next (the first photo) entry to  the  Monochrome Madness Challenge (MM) hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky so happy to be able to be part of this talented group!. I have not done a black and white entry of a flower for them for this week( 25), so here is Succisa pratensis, Devil’s-bit or Devil’s-bit Scabious ,…. I think it…

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Monochrome Madness (24) – Young boy

This   is my submission to week 24 to the  Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky. I like the expression caught by the camera, my son had just woken up and was in no mood to be photographed. I think it is captured in this shot. I like that is not a posed shot. Original photo below.…

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Monochrome Madness (23) – Point Vicente Lighthouse

The top one of these photos is my submission to week 23 to the  Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky.  This light house is from California,  Point Vicente Lighthouse.  I did various versions of this, the original photo is at the bottom of the post.       More beautiful photos at Monochrone Madness Tuesday August 5th.

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Monochrome Madness (22) – Wooden wall

The top one of these photos is my submission to week 22 to the  Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky.This wall is from an old barn,it is  now days used as a junk store. I liked how the light came through the wooden planks. This time I also like the original photos, maybe even a bit…

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Monochrome Madness (21) – Wooden train from 1952

One of these photos is my submission to week 21 to the  Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky. I saw this wooden train(1952) in Porvoo, it still regulary takes tourist on a ride it is pulled bya steam locomotive .All details can be seen better by clicking at an image to enlarge them.     more at…

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Monochrome Madness (20) – Books

One of these photos is my submission to week 20 to the  Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted by Leanne Cole and Laura Macky. I chose these photos  because I liked the looks of these books as they are, old hardcover books are so beutifully binded.They are also well read and that is the so important in a book… I thought…

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Weekly Photo challenge – The Daily Post – Twisted

“ “Twist” is filthy with meaning: it’s the unexpected, it’s surprise, it’s even an amazing ice cream choice. What does “twist” mean to you? The first tree are twisted…others are suprises and in an other post Click the photos to enlarge them. More at: The  Daily Post Photo Challenges      

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Weekly Photo challenge – The Daily Post – Work of Art

“Art” isn’t just paintings and sculptures, it can be anything in which we find beauty and meaning — even food. Show us a thing, place, or person that’s a work of art to you. Art is in the eyes of the beholder, flowers, nature are art in its self. Churches are full of art, in…

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Weekly Photo challenge – The Daily Post – Work of Art

“Art” isn’t just paintings and sculptures, it can be anything in which we find beauty and meaning — even food. Show us a thing, place, or person that’s a work of art to you. I am going to raise my own tail, here are photos of some of my own “ART” work. Oil paintings, sculpture,…

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Steamed clams

I usually do not take photos of food – few times I’ve tried – here is one of my attempts to do so. What do you think?

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Different Point of View

I took photos of this old wooden barn –  I have not taken  one single shot  of the whole building,  but the parts that are about to be destroyed by time. I do not once again know if this a different point of view… of what. But it is beautiful in its ugliness. Weekly Photo…

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Bandon Beach, Oregon

Bandon-by-the-sea is a small, charming coastal town with the most lovely beach. Here are some of my photos from there. This post is linked to  Skywqtch Friday – Season 7, Episode 10 and http://travelphotodiscovery.com/sonoma-hike-through-olompali-travel-photo-mondays-12/

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Birds of a Feather! 2

I’m participating in LetsBeWild.com’s Wild Weekly Photo Challenge. This week’s Challenge is: Birds of a Feather! These first tree are Pikkukäpylintu -(finnish name) photos were taken last fall. The yellow one is a female The other three photos were taken in Sri Lanka – and if I knew my birds – I would tell you…

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Beautiful hazy foggy day

You can find beauty in a day full of hazy fog…if you look for it. The sun was already going down and it was around 2 pm, in the first photos, and 4 pm in the last 4 photos. ein stück himmel # 53 Skywatch Friday, Season 5, Episode 26

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Water

The idea was to photograph water – I was trying to find new way of seeing it – so I took photos of puddles, sea ripples, these are few of the photos I took…

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