Here we are again for our Monthly Photographic Meet-Up, happening each first Tuesday of the Month.
This month’s prompt is SCULPTURE.
Archive and/or current posts are all very welcome, just leave a link in the Comments to join in.
First up a Pink Goat – I think this also qualifies for Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge don’t you, especially when teamed up with his friend Blue Hare
As seen during Dorset Arts Weeks at the Studio of
Jane Shaw in Cattistock. Do click on her name to go to her website and see more of her wonderful work.
During Arts Weeks we had the priviledge of seeing inside her studio
arranged for the two weeks as a gallery. What a charming space.
I’m looking forward to seeing your sculpture photos
More Sculpture can be seen in This Post, and the bizarre Doreen’s Garden post.
Now must dash
as I’m off to do some gardening before the temperatures crank up – this afternoon I’m off to Sports Day at the school of 3 of my grandchildren – sunhats and of course camera at the ready.
The prompt for next month (August) is FLAKE
Hazel catkins and bay leaves, with houseplants of the week, three tardy hyacinth bulbs – still beautiful though. They promised to flower at Christmas!
All four containers are charity shop finds.
Such a challenge to photograph things well in the gloom, some days it never really gets light at all. I’ve had to ‘brighten’ these pictures quite a bit.
I love the way catkins start as tight little bundles and gradually shake themselves out into fluffy chenille. They will stay looking good for weeks so that one can enjoy spring green leaves bursting forth before very long.
The Bay tree was here when I came to the garden, it has elegantly long thin leaves, smells divine and is currently smothered in buds
Joining in with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden for her weekly International Vase party.
I joined the party in May and it is fun looking back at all the vases. I can’t seem to make a photo montage here so I have made my own Vase on Monday Pinterest page. It’s great to see them all together.
For a heady visual feast go to Google images for In a Vase on Monday and see so many of the other fabulous vases
and also joining in with An English Girl Rambles
Cee’s Odd Ball Photo challenge
I played with this in iPhoto and used the ‘Fade’ filter – I’m pleased with the soft pinkish glow.
I think it might have been my Granny growing hyacinths in these special glass jars that turned me on to the magic of gardening as a child – the white roots in water with the light shining through never lose their magic…
…and in black and white:
Can you remember what first sparked your interest in gardening?