Lens-Artists Challenge #104 • Summer Tina Schnell is this week’s host, and her challenge is to capture Summer. ‘ Summertime and the livin’ is easy … One of these mornings You’re goin’ to rise up singing’ DUBOSE HEYWARD, GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN Summer at the Beach • Lens-Artists Challenge This photo sums up this summer in Holland.
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #102 • A Quiet Moment Patti Moed is this week’s host. She’s challenging us to capture A Quiet Moment. The lockdown rules in the Netherlands have been relaxed considerably, hence the streets, squares, parks and beaches are filling up with people. Fortunately most of them practise social distancing. Here’s a short movie … Continue reading Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #102 • A Quiet Moment
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #95 • All Wet It was part of the Foto Festival Naarden 2019, which had as theme ‘Dutch Masters & Marvelous Misfits’. For more of my entrees in Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, click here.
I had to think about Ann-Christine’s challenge of ‘chaos’ for a while. First instinct is to somehow symbolize the chaotic time of today. First order of the day then was to look up what the exact definition of chaos is. There were 4 alternative meanings mentioned in the Lexicon dictionary. Of which I found only … Continue reading Chaos • Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #88
For the ins &outs, head over to Ann-Christine’s blog who is our host of Delicate Colours • Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98. My first port of call was to look up what delicate actually means other than subtle or pleasing because of fineness or mildness. Definition of delicate: pleasing to the senses Merriam Webster Dictionary So … Continue reading Delicate Colours • Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98
The #85 edition of the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge by Tina urges us to go on a ‘Treasure Hunt’ in your photo library. For details, see the link. Challenge items While the setting sun is a bit of an after-thought, here’s a more obvious and cliché one. Notice the outline of the moon right above the … Continue reading Treasure Hunt • Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #85
Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #99 • Old vs New For the ins &outs, head over to Amy’s Share and Connect blog who is our host of Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #99. I lifted this photo a while back from a tweet by Elon Musk. For more of my entrees in Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, click here.
In the #84 edition of the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge the glove that Amy has thrown us is to find something ‘Narrow’. Streets in Southern Europe sprang to mind, but a quick browse through the entrees into this challenge revealed it’s been done. I’m not sure if this qualifies as narrow. It does makes sense in … Continue reading Narrow • Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #84
Miura in Red • Lens-Artists Challenge #81. In this edition Patti invites us ‘to a photo scavenger hunt to find things that are red.‘ I have this thing for Italian sports cars in red. British, German, even American sports cars don’t look so naturally good in red. It is as if they were designed in … Continue reading Miura in Red • Lens-Artists Challenge #81
Amy’s challenge of ‘A River Runs Through It’ made me think at first of that wonderfully melodramatic Springsteen song ‘The River’. For those who want to relive that wonderfully, cynically romantic mood again, I’ve included a link to my favorite performance of it. Ah, those childhood memories of innocently skinny dipping in the river Eem … Continue reading A River Runs Through It • Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #89