Weekly photo challenge – textures

August 3, 2017 at 9:29 pm | Posted in Australia, Nature, Photography, wordpress photo challenge | 8 Comments
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This week’s challenge asks us to look through our photos for those that show textures.

Photography is a primarily visual medium, but we can experience it with more than one sense. This week, focus on the tactile element of the objects you shoot, whether it’s one distinct quality — softness, smoothness, graininess, or any other texture you find interesting — or a combination of several within one frame.

On a walk along the lake shore near where we live, I was really taken with some casuarina trees that had roots protruding from the soil. The roughness, roundedness and moss coverings of these roots were all beautiful, and I couldn’t resist taking photos of them.

Texture 01

Texture 02

Texture 03

Texture 04

 

(c) Linda Visman

 

 

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  1. That third photo looks like an animal emerging from the ground.

  2. Twisty roots, Linda, and textures everywhere. Amazing what you see when you stop and pay attention.

  3. Damn, I wish I was more of a photographer! The age and experience of those roots shows in every twist, hump and turn. Nice capture, Linda!

  4. I’m a sensory description freak and these photos are wild prompts! Thank you for sharing them.

  5. I agree with Sharon: You make photos come alive, going in for the closeup, also mimicked in your squinty-eyed writing, a very good thing, Linda.


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