A Photo a Week Challenge: Still life

Another fun challenge from Nancy Merrill. Here’s my interpretation:

Starting with a more traditional example…my trip to the local Farmer’s Market yesterday…yum!

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But moving to another shot of “produce” that’s anything but STILL!!

My son left on vacation, meaning to bring me this leftover watermelon…

Combine his oversight with 90 degree weather for several days and you get THIS…sort of a Still Life, but more like a weird science project!!!

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(I told my son he owes me BIG time, as this disintegration all happened on top of the stove! Who knew an old stove top had so many nooks and crannies. There were watermelon, uh, remains, all the way down inside the oven!!!)

But how beautiful, in a creepy, sickening way….

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Now, to cleanse your visual palete…

This qualifies as a “still life” because of its extreme contrast to what’s normal for this currently “inanimate object”!

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There you have it!

 

Still Life, sort of.

 

 

 

 

 

https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2019/08/08/a-photo-a-week-challenge-still-life-sort-of/

Photo a Week Challenge-7/19/19 Twisted!

I LOVE this word. Now to find some photos to represent such a fun topic!

First, the definitions of the word…

 

Does it mean warped, as in “unpleasant or unhealthily abnormal thinking”?

Like my best friend’s idea of ART?

 

Or twisted, like…

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James still has toys at 71 years old…

 

 

Or maybe twisted, as the following are some of my favorite photos?

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Don’t worry, he’s not hurt…just “resting and looking at the view”.
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My hair stylist of 30 years, tracking my recent hair loss…yikes!

 

 

Or maybe it’s just that other definition of twisted…

“forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled”

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Anyway, I had fun in a twisted way…

 

 

https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2019/07/18/a-photo-a-week-challenge-twisted/

Macro Monday–June 24th, 2019

Don’t know if Macro Monday is actually a thing in the WordPress community (like WordlessWednesday?) or if it is just a cool prompt from Leya…

(see https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/393045/posts/2321626922)

But since I love macro photography, I thought I’d post a few…I think they qualify?

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rock found right in the yard!
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shy green spider
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babies?
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some kind of insect tracks on a rock

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accidental close up of my sweat pants
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even closer…
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Closest! (I was almost afraid I’d see minuscule vermin in the cloth!)
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Tiny center section of Gramma’s old plate…