Tina at Travels & Trifles lives on the East Coast. For her, the desert in bloom is something very different from her usual vista. Her photo challenge for this week is Something Different.
The photos I want to share this week represent a bit of an experiment in composition and lighting. These shots are a bit abstract, though not completely.
This kind of overhead view of towering redwoods was the stuff of colorful posters sold in record stores in California in the 1970s. I just wanted to see if I could make something similar.
This skylight window in my son’s Oregon apartment caught my eye one morning. I wanted to see if I could approximate surrealistic art with my camera.
This is the pattern of light and sand and water on the floor of Lake Michigan in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This is Oregon: fog, forest, and sunlight. But it could be an approaching UFO. And this could be an alien…
…but it’s really a Jenny Haniver. “A Jenny Haniver is the carcass of a ray or a skate that has been modified by hand then dried, resulting in a mummified specimen intended to resemble a fanciful fictional creature, such as a demon or dragon.” — Wikipedia
And it lives at our house. Once my boyfriend left it in the microwave for my young adult children to find.
LOL for the Haniver – but loved the post. Quite different indeed!!!
My daughter dubbed the Jenny Haniver “Phil from Accounting”…after the Muppet Movie character. We’re all pretty different, actually. Thanks for the visit!
Excellent choices for this challenge, Scilla! My favorite is the sun shining through the trees. Or perhaps it was a UFO.
Thanks, Sue! That’s one of my favorites as well. 🙂
These are cool images, very creative!
Thanks, John! I like yours, too, especially the giraffe eye. Such beautiful lashes….