THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: BLUE HOUR

Welcome to Thursday’s Special photo challenge. Today’s theme is Blue Hour. It is my favourite time of the day for photo shooting. Hoping that you like this theme as much as I do, I look forward to seeing your entries ūüôā

 

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BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: TRACES OF THE PAST Y4-06

I usually post castles, churches and ruins for this challenge, but this time I thought it would be cool to see Traces of the Past in nature. After all traces of the past are all around us.

Here is an example of a remnant of one of many volcanic eruptions on Tenerife Island.

 

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What traces of the past have you seen lately? Take your time posting your entries and have fun!

THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: PICK A WORD IN JUNE – Y3

I know how eager some of you are to see what words June’s Pick a Word¬† is bringing. This time we have only “good” words with positive connotation. So here I’m offering my list in the hope that it will make your creative juices flowing. Take your time responding to the theme and have fun! ¬†

nascent

maternal

victuals

pullulating

reflective

 

nascent

 

maternal

 

victuals

 

pullulating

 

reflective

 

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: TRACES OF THE PAST Y4-05

You are wrong if you think that I forgot about the Traces of the Past photo challenge. I am a day late, but here it is РTraces of the Past in colour this time. 

With the largest square in Italy and one of the largest in Europe, and its many narrow alleys and canals Padua revealed its hidden beauty to me on a beautiful night walk. 

 

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Take your time deciding what you are going to post for this photo challenge. As always you are completely free in your choice. I will be back next week to look at your entries. 

 

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: SATURATION

I am sorry I can’t always keep this photo challenge a weekly event due to my ever increasing workload and stresses at work, but whenever I can I am happy to be here to challenge you and look at your entries. For this week I thought it would be a good idea to tackle “saturation”. It can be interpreted as colour saturation in photography – especially evident in the image post-processing, which is what I did in my examples below, but you can also take it from another angle. Did you know that you can be saturated with work too?¬†

 

Laurisilva, La Gomera

 

And with a bit of necessary saturation 

saturated Laurisilva

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: PICK A WORD IN MAY – Y3

It’s time for another Pick a Word themed photo challenge.  This is where you may choose one, or more or all of the offered words and interpret them through photos.  I hope that you will find them challenging and inspiring enough. 

iconic

propagation

cleaved

zoomorphic

marginal

 

iconic

 

propagation

 

cleaved

 

zoomorphic

 

marginal

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I will check your entries next week. In the meantime enjoy your weekend!

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UPDATE: I am incredibly busy and have to postpone Thursdays Special and blogging till next week, 24 May.

BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: TRACES OF THE PAST Y4-04

This is the only Black & White Sunday this month, and I decided that it should be Traces of the Past (the recurrent photo challenge on this blog). Here is one of the most beautiful landmarks of Northumberland Рthe famous Bamburgh Castle. The day I took this photo it glistened nicely in late, golden sunlight, but for this opportunity I decided to show it in silvery tones i.e. in black and white.  

Don’t feel bad if there are no old buildings in your surroundings, past can be found in many forms, not just architecture.¬† I count on your original interpretations to prove that. Take your time responding to the challenge and most of all HAVE FUN!¬†

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NOTICE: The next challenge on this blog will appear on 10 May. I’m taking a break.¬†

THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: ZOOM IN, ZOOM OUT

Here’s another Thursday’s Special photo challenge for you. This time the theme is “zoom in, zoom out”. Show one subject/scene (whatever you like) from up close and far. Let’s see how different things seem when you have a closer look. Take your time posting for this challenge and don’t forget to have fun. Happy Thursday!¬†

P.S. I have been very busy and haven’t had time to see your entries from last week, but I will get there…¬†

zoomed in

 

zoomed out

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: PICK A WORD IN APRIL – Y3

It’s time for another¬†Pick a Word theme.¬† As usual you have a choice of five words for this photo challenge, and you can pick any of them, some of them or all.¬† I hope you will inspiration in this post.

dawning

condensed

coalescing

verdant

sempiternal

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dawning

 

burano street_potpis_condensed

condensed

 

kormorana dva_treca_SR_a_potpis_scale (1)

coalescing

 

rastoke uz rijeku-1_potpis_scale

verdant

 

rastoke potok na dnu sela_vib_potpis_scale (1)

sempiternal

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* If you wonder about the locations of the images:

#1 was captured at one sunrise in the Adriatic

#2 on Burano

#3 Farne Islands

#4 Croatia, Slunj

#5 Croatia, Slunj 

 

** Take your time posting. I will look at your entries next week. I hope you’ll have fun!

THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: RECYCLED

This week’s Thursday’s Special theme is recycled. In the image below you can see a bench made of empty graffiti paint spray bottles. I hope you are a fan of recycling and that you will have no problems finding something for this theme. I look forward to seeing your entries¬† next week.¬†

 

To those that celebrate I wish a very happy Easter!   

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BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: AFTER AND BEFORE Y2-01

I almost let March go by without Black & White Sunday, and with a shorter weekend I only managed to post it today.¬†Here’s a challenge which invites you to post the same image in colour and black and white. I call it “After and Before” and it is a recurrent event, the first one this year.

 

after

 

before

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Above you can see a wonderful piece of street art from my neighbourhood. I liked it so much that I wanted to see what it would look like in monochrome.

Now, if you would like to participate in this challenge, all you have to do is to show the same image both in colour and black and white. You can do any theme or subject that you like. Please, take your time and have fun.  Wishing you all a great week!  

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