Still Life- Rose & Bottle

My son had this Planters Pyrat XO Reserve bottle that he was about to throw away (some side information 🙂 The Pyrat gets its name from the Old English word for pirate. The stout bottle of the XO Reserve is also a tribute to this heritage.) I looked at bottle a little bit closer, I noticed that this would…

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Color play with fruits

These are such a contrast to the snow floating behind my window and this being the first day of spring. Today is the spring equinox, when day and night are about the same length all over the globe. As spring progresses, the days lengthen and the nights shorten in Finland and elsewhere in the northern…

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Fruit

I was reminded that one should not to play with food 😀 , LOL, so I took the advice and instead I did arrangements with fruit. Granny Smith and Golden Delicious plus Oranges. Shadow and light. Bright Colors These are such a contrast to the snow floating behind my window. Enough of white already, it…

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Lemon Slice #3

I promise this is my last post on lemons for now, other fruits need to be noticed too for they bright and uplifting colors. As you can see I can go slightly overboard when I try to capture just the right shot. Serious business these challenges 😀 LOL ( not! ) Lemon, yellow…I bought lemon,…

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Lemon Slice

If nothing else these are a splash of spring, summer in these photos; Nothing says ‘sunshine’ in the kitchen or on a menu like lemon. One of the quotes i saw about lemon was this, I did not aim for that: One of the negative side, some artists use the image of a cut lemon…

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Lemon and Lime

One of the things I participate in is a monthly FB group photography challenge, this is my second entry to theme. This month the theme is Lemon, yellow…I bought lemon, lime, sparkling water and set up my project.I took so, so many shots, way too many. once again I faced a dilemma what to post.…

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Challenges

One of the things I participate in is a monthly FB group photography challenge, the same group has been active for a long time, now we are on going strong in the 6th year.. The amount of participants slightly differ yearly, but there has been small group of photographers, mostly women, from the beginning. Sometimes…

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Sad; simplicity and elegance

.. So simplicity and elegance, was my aim as I once again took the task of taking photos of them. The soft tilting of their heads and elegant lines inspires to try create a mood. Here are my attempt to capture sad, peaceful, or just resting mood. How do you see them, or are they…

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simplicity and elegance

I love the simplicity and elegance of tulips. I usually not able to keep them looking good for many days. This time I am trying a new trick, I’ve been adding ice cubes into the water and other trick is to have them in snow… So simplicity and elegance, was my aim as I once…

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How to survive November 2020-19

I have to say 19th, went by watching the rain and wind blowing outside. It was our first winter storm, I think. Totally blank about what to post. So, here something not so inspiring, like the day was. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to…

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How to survive November – 5

This is always a day of Big decisions, at least for the ladies. I should not say all ladies, but to many women I know. What to do to your hair when at the hair salon. What color, what cut… I have had red(carrot) hair nearly two years, but now everyone is turning red, I…

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Brown symbolizes: comfort

Brown symbolizes: reliability, stability, honesty, comfort Effects of brown: simplifies, protects, grounds, stabilizes Positive traits: appreciation, support, wisdom, dependable Negative traits: boring, dull, timid, predictable

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Spam, Spam & Spam

I have been having trouble with getting the comments and likes etc to my screen. This feature did not at all, I mainly saw them on my app on my phone. Not the most convenient to say the least, it frustrated me totally. I got help, I have to say that when you contact the…

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found in an old chair

I has you guessing in an earlier post as to what I’ve photographed, well, these are from the same topic, old chair springs that he replaced for new ones. It is hard to find new things to take photos off. Soon we will have spring and I can see the nature come to bloom and…

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A book

I have been busy trying to find good photos from my archives. I liked this one for minimalism. Please tell me which do you prefer; the color or monochrome one?

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PINK lipstick

Continuing with the pink theme; Lipstick. PINK lipstick. I edited them rather differently, can you pick the one I chose for my challenge. I most probably chose something other than most of you.

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December 2018 ~ 10

Tomorrow, tomorrow I will begin my holiday, yes! Sunshine, we are coming your way!I was in training today and it was boring… candy sweetened it a bit.

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How to survive November ~19

Colors Colors! I walked through the fruit section in our grocery store. Color therapy, bright, vibrant colors.. I think we all can agree that colors are good for the soul and fruits to our body. 

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