January 27, 2017
This week, the Daily Post is taking a look at all things Graceful.
Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
Douglas Hyde – First President of Ireland
I find that I am often surrounded by graceful beauty. Step back and take a look, you’ll be surprised at how many graceful things you’ll find.
It may be Graceful Art:
It may be Graceful Nature:
Or possibly Graceful Architecture:
Graceful reflections in the water
It may be Graceful Science:
If we’re lucky, perhaps you’ll cross paths with a Graceful Soul:
You can find more Graceful photos at the Daily Post.
January 20, 2017
This week, the WordPress Photo Challenge takes a look at Ambience.
I took a look at some of the photos I’ve taken during the month of January over the years. The dark chill of the month is captured in many of the photos I’ve taken, regardless of the location. But what is it about a place that creates the Ambience?
Sometimes Ambience comes from the color of a scene:
Blue boats anchored in the harbor’s winter waters
Bare trees reflected in the dark winter waters.
A black and white silhouette captures the outline of the church in the early morning.
Sometimes Ambience results from the atmosphere of a place:
Early morning fog creates a romantic landscape.
The heavy fog creates an atmosphere of mystery on the daily hike.
Rain collects on the electric fence
The castle looks mysterious in the morning fog.
A place to rest in the silent fog of morning.
Other times the texture:
And sometimes it’s all of those:
Candles carry prayers of the faithful
If you’d like to see more examples of Ambience, head over the Daily Post.
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