Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Week 2 - Photography Challenge Showcase

Over at Erin's blog she has created a little Photography Challenge for the month of May. The challenge is to take a photograph each day and explore a new aspect of photography.
While on holiday I have been using some of Erin's challenges during some of my travels. Here is my second weeks attempt.

Sunset
We are currently living up on a hill and do not see any sunsets from here.  Yesterday we visited an animal rehab centre and this is what I saw with the sun setting in the background.  I am off to Johannesburg on Friday and will try to take a sunset photo from there.


Landscape
Paul and I walked down the hill one morning and this is looking back over the farm at Trackers where we are staying.


The Person I love
When I met Paul I discovered he loved all birds of prey and was an avid falconer.  Yesterday for he got to hold a Hooded Vulture on the glove.


A Colour Scheme
Here in the bush the uniform that all the rangers and farmers wear is khaki in colour.  Last week while in town I discovered a wonderful shop and had a serious lapse of self control.  Here My N is in his "Ranger" uniform.

Playing with Shadows.
On Mother's Day Paul took me out for a cuppa and when we were done I saw this basket with it's shadows...

A Photo depicting motion.
This week I have had a few opportunities to capture motion.  I couldn't choose one so I put them all up.
Here is some honey pouring into a bucket.
After bringing the bee's back to the house they were attracted to the light.
Here is a photo of their flight path.
A lovely fountain at the cafe.

Clouds

Clouds coming in over the mountains on the way home from our trip.

Thank you Erin I have once again enjoyed this weeks challenges.  I am eagerly taking photo's for this current week.

Don't forget to pop on over to Seven Little Australians and have a look at the photo's everyone is showcasing.

Blessings

12 comments:

  1. Hi Chareen,
    Thanks for popping over to my blog to see my photos and it has been a joy for me to stop by here to see yours. They are beautiful clear photos. I particularly love the ones of the basket and the honey. Gorgeous!

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    1. I really love your photo's and would love to come over and learn from you.

      I must confess I was pleased with the basket one too :o) I am just pleased that Erin put forth the challenge otherwise I would not have noticed it and taken a picture.

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  2. Stunning photos, again, Chareen! I like the way you set up your shots. I don't think I would have thought to take a shot of the basket, but it looks so good.

    Oops, seeing your post makes me realise that I forgot to link to Erin's - back to fix that up, now:-O

    Praying for your safe trip on Friday.

    God bless:-)

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    1. Hi Vicky

      Ordinarily I would not have taken a shot of the basket. It's thanks to Erin that I took it as I was looking for shadows because of her photo challenge.

      Thanks for your prayers and encouragement.

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  3. My fav shot this week is of your Paul, very nice. Goes to show the rule of thirds is true, I've been conscious of that alot lately, makes a difference. The honey and the bees are also great:)

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    1. Hi Erin.

      I tend to struggle with the rule of thirds. I enjoyed the challenge of motion. Thanks for the ideas :) and for hosting.

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  4. I love that shadow picture and your honey and bee pictures are just fabulous!

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    1. Hi Deanne

      Thanks :)

      I was a little startled when I looked at the bee picture as I was not expecting the reflection on them :) But really pleased I took the pic

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  5. Some wonderful opportunities beautifully captured ... I particularly liked the close up of honey and the bees was very clever. The ranger angle was also very effective.
    PC

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    1. Thank you PC. I have really enjoyed the challenges that Erin has put up for the month.

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  6. Beautiful photos, Chareen! This is amazing! I do think the honey photo is my favorite:)Thanks for sharing

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