Just Snaps

Photographs, well, snaps mainly.. and maybe a few gems!


Photography 101: Treasure

Today’s challenge – treasure

‘In the absence of a wooden chest full of gold doubloons, any object or experience that is deeply meaningful can be a treasure. Items, places, people — we all cherish something, or someone.’

Indeed, I have no gold doubloons, But I do have a very precious treasure.

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Worth more to me than any gold or silver.


Weekly Photo Challenge – a few more Angles!

A few circles filled with angles – click on one for a better view. Following on from the real challenge yesterday, this is an amalgem of Photo 101 and the current Weekly Photo Challenge. Just because……


Photo 101 – Landscape

Today’s challenge is here.

‘snap a picture of a landscape. Focus on the gestalt — the entire setting as a whole’

The whole scene

The whole scene

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Which do you prefer?


Photo 101 – Swarm

Photo 101 had an interesting prompt today:


The very word gives me the ‘horrors’ and this picture brings the horrors to pass!

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This ‘swarm’ depicts two of my worst possible nightmares

1 Being near a cycle race of any description

2 Being surrounded by sports fans

I will say no more – except I’m just going off to shudder at the memory. There’s a much more civilised interpretation here.