A Photo a Week Challenge – Still Life (sort of)

…thanks to Nancy Merrill for hosting A Photo a Week Challenge

Typically a still life is a photograph or painting of things like bowls of fruit, vases of flowers or bottles of wine. My still life photos include fruit, pastries, bread, seed pods, a sand toy and a very still butterfly.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture

…I love texture in all kinds of things – art, nature, food

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Thanks to Cee for hosting the Fun Foto Challenge

Rainee’s Weekly Photo Challenge – C for Close-up

….I’m not sure if Rainee from allaboutwordswa.com is putting this challenge out to the universe but I thought it was an interesting theme

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Bursting With Seeds

….Withering flowers and seed pods

I love this time of year with all the autumn colours on the leaves but I also enjoy looking at the change that takes place with flowering plants, especially wildflowers. The seed pods and seed heads are almost as beautiful as the flowers themselves.

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Playing With the Camera and Getting my Steps In

….losing the lens cap and having to retrace my steps helped my reach my walking goal 

Despite having the special attachment on my lens cap that fastens itself to the camera body I still managed to lose it. Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on your perspective, I didn’t notice that the cap was missing until I was almost all the way home. I started to retrace my steps but since I was close to the house I decided to pick up Frances and take her for her walk. At least this way I was multi-tasking and hopefully I could get in enough steps to make her happy and find my lens cap.

Luckily I did find the cap close to a park bench where I had taken a moment to try to figure out why my camera wasn’t working. I guess I was so excited when I was able to shoot some more photos that I didn’t notice that the cap was no longer attached to the camera body.

Frances seemed content to turn around and go back home at this point and I knew that I was going to be close to my 10 000 step goal for the day and it was still morning.

Here are a few of the shots I took yesterday. It was a beautiful sunny morning.