Since 'pop of color' is the last thing you would see in Aberdeen this week as its just a unending blanket of gray skies and dullness, I had to resort to the archives for this assignment! Enjoy some fungus from among the firs in the Smokey Mountains.
If there is one thing that Scotland has is amazing and continuously changing light. The clouds are unique, creating a moving landscape. Capturing this on film is impossible with my current level of skills! But here is a 'light and warmth' attempt from a recent trip. I like how the sun makes pools of light … Continue reading Warmth and Light: photo101
We took a wee hike today. On the way we passed one of Aberdeenshire's many archeological mysteries, the Whitehill Stone circle. There are dozens of these things scattered across the countryside (in fact we saw another standing stone on the otherside of the mountain but could not get close enough to get a good picture.) … Continue reading Solitude: Stones and Hills (photo 101 Day 5)
We are living on the ocean for the first time ever so water is a easy subject to find! And my version of 'bliss' is a hike by the ocean on a spectacular day. Here is a ruin of an old estate home perched above the sea. It's also called 'Dracula's Castle' as Bram Stoker … Continue reading Bliss, Water: Day 2 and 3 Photo 101
'Street' presumes a certain urban setting- we don't call a roadway through the countryside a street, we say 'road' or 'highway' or here in the UK they might say 'dual carriageway' or 'motorway'. So here is a shot from a recent trip to Paris: its the world's first roundabout, around the Arc d' Triumph.