Sue W. and GC have a mid-month challenge from a series called What Is It? Here is what it is about: We would like you to publish part of a photograph that will leave your readers speculating about what it is. Alternatively, why not share a piece of writing but leave us guessing about what […]Read More Weekend Challenge: What Is It?
It’s Wednesday, which means Fandango asks his provocative question of the week! Are you the same person on your blog as you are in real life? Do you like yourself more in the virtual world than you do in the real world? I’m not much good at pretending and I am generally quite open about […]Read More FPQ #64: Who Am I, Really?
In mid November, I was walking around our campus on a frigid day, and noticed some blobs on one of our frozen ponds. From a distance with the naked eye, it looked like ducks frozen in place with their heads sticking out of the water. Of course, I knew it couldn’t be that – probably […]Read More WWE: Mystery on Frozen Pond
I am participating in a photo challenge entitled Sunday Stills: Macro or Close-up Photography; Is There a Difference? by Terri Webster Schrandt. Here is what she has to say about macro photography: “Macro photography is also considered close-up photography. However, using a true macro lens yields the sharpest, tiniest details whereas a closeup may not […]Read More Sunday Stills: Macro & Mystery
This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is a photo or photos of a Variation on a Theme. A few days ago, it looked like there was a ghost in our house! Some odd specter floated in the air across our living room… My husband noticed it first. I had been sitting in the white chair you […]Read More WPC: Do You See A Ghost?
I have a file of photos labeled “Mystery photos.” Taking a picture of something very close up or from only one angle can change the perspective or disorient the viewer because there is no context in which to understand what one is looking at. This, for example: I was sitting on the porch of our […]Read More CFFC: Mystery of the Glass