Regular Random – Magnolia

Spring is here, which usually means Magnolia blossoms, right? For some strange reason, all of the trees near me have yet to flower (good news I hope), there is one tree in a neighbor’s yard which is almost spent, copious blossoms everywhere and so many fallen petals on the ground. I have been meaning to…

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The Sweetest Thing…

I wrote a post the other day and had this response from Brenda at a Meditative Journey with Saldage, I think it is possibly the sweetest thing anyway has said to me in years I once read an article that explored how fairy tales help humankind survive childhood. After I pondered this for a bit…

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Monday Musings…

Well, I officially turned 50 on Saturday, no fanfare, no party, I decided that was not what I wanted. I spent the day mostly at home, with family. We did go shopping and bought my new Mirrorless Camera. A new camera? Yes I have just had to have cortisone shots in my shoulder, which I…

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Regular Random – Timber Scotch Box

I recently picked up this gorgeous timber scotch box, possibly a replica, as it only cost me $5.00, so I really didn’t care, I just wanted it. What is a Scotch Box? It is what they used to transport bottles of scotch in, all lined up and then nailed shut, probably stuffed with straw to prevent…

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Regular Random – Freeshia

Such an elegant old fashioned plant, I have not seen Freeshia in flower shops in so long and then I came across these beauties, couldn’t resist a quick Five Minutes with them for this week’s Regular Random. Even got the Macro lens out for the inner stamen shots, so pretty and delicate. ~ Julz

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Starting with Ap…

Cee’s new challenge runs for 26 weeks and it is far too easy to just use the main letters of the alphabet, Cee decided to add a twist; this week it is; ‘Ap’. I must admit I found it a little challenging and I had to get a little inventive 🙂 I don’t really have…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Texture

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. Photography is…

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Regular Random – Gerbera, Five minutes with my Macro

Welcome again to another RegularRandom where we: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it – no more! try to see it from many angles, look through something at it, change the light that’s hitting it have fun! tag your post #regularrandom and ping back to this post It’s been a long…

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Pixel Sisters Weekly Challenge

Hi Everyone, just thought I would write a quick post about the new Pixel Sisters Studio weekly IG challenge, we are starting this week. We started off with Monday Macro and then went into Tuesday’s Tips, where Desley explained how all this was going to work Wednesday Words Share with us one of your favourite…

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Regular Random – Giant Magnolia

Regular Random, what can one say………….it IS Random and supposedly regular, I feared I actually might miss this week, but I was persistent and finally got the images off the camera; you see I had shot it, but not edited it. I recently obtained this giant magnolia blossom from Desflora flowers, and I was playing…

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