Regular Random – Last of the Hydrangeas

On a recent trip looking for awesome Autumn colour I came across this almost spent Hydrangea bush, refusing to give up on the last fragments of blooms, almost devoid of colour. I spent at least five minutes and took way too many photos of this stunning plant, for it truly was with it’s subtle blues,…

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Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 29

This week’s theme from the girl who dreams awake is Beautiful Colours, after last’s week’s pity party (sorry about that, but thank you everyone), pretty colours indeed needs to be the post for today! So, so many beautiful colours..last year I was all about exploring B&W and this year I am yearning for colour again…

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A Dalliance with dahlias…

For my Friday Flowers I am going to feature my beautiful dahlias I picked up, direct from the market, the colour is amazing and the structure of the petals so intricate. I love getting a flower like this and studying, I mean really studying it. I think I spent about 7-8 hours over 2 days…

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Colour or B&W

I posted two images on my Facebook page the other day, and was quite taken aback by all the comments I got, you see I asked if they preferred the Colour or the B&W version, of exactly the same image. There was a weird almost green cast to the stormy skies overhead the day I…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Vibrant Colours

It’s possible I went a little bit overboard with this week’s gallery, but when Cee wanted vibrant colours for this week’s CFFC I just kept adding them to my gallery 🙂 I tend to usually do a lot more B&W, but I have noticed this year that colour has really been making an appearance, especially…

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Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 8

This week’s 52 week challenge by the Girl that Dreams Awake is Pink; soft pinks, hot pink, flowers, skies and little pink tutus fill my gallery today. Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out everyone else’s post for this week. ~ Julz

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Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge – Complementary Colours

This week Cee discusses Complementary Colours, these are colours that are next to each other on the wheel. As opposed to Contrasting Colours, which are colors that are opposites on the color wheel; orange and blue, red and green. I remember learning all this in art at Secondary School, but sometimes these things are learnt and then…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Orange and Green

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Orange and Green, featuring some more fabulous colour from Alowyn Gardens

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