Category Archives: tasmania

photo challenge – from above

thinking thinking on the subject …   did a few ‘setups’ over the last couple of days …

here are one or two (while i work on a few more that i may get to upload) …

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DO tell me what you think … >>> Gina

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may photos – pray mantis

This cute fella stood his ground when i  stuck the camera not an inch from his face – i realised later when i downloaded this that he could probably see his own reflection in the lens and was behaving naturally.fynearts 003

i had the camera on continuous so i got the full movement but not all the shots had the face in focus

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May photos – around town

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on one of my daily walks

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pictures in May – around town

grabbing a few of the 700 pics i took during May …. straight out of camera as usual while the great shots and edited ones are on the fyneimages site

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or you may find them pop up in a haiga some time.

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Unbelievable. .. that yellow rose is called ‘freesia’ – a beautiful clear yellow with a most gorgeous scent …  this picture is  shot from the hip on my afternoon walk.  But freesia is blooming in my garden too !  Remember it is winter down our way.

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i love the lines and shadows highlighted by that wonderful red.  Its a painting in waiting.

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okay … dont get too weirded out … i have a wonderful collection of bones (birds, rats, the occasional skull of a farm animal) …  when i find a dead animal in my garden i place on a particular rock – and leave it there for as long as it takes (many weeks) and the ants, rain and other busy dealers of nature clean up the bones nicely.

I then drop whats left into bleach which cleans it completely and whitens the bones.  They are stored according to size and in this case the animal – this is a bunch (bundle? slew ?) of snake bones …

so beautiful.  I use them in assemblages and hope to show you one day when I get them up onto the net.

stay tuned – i have been painting the last few weeks and have an idea in progress … >>> Gina

in curves and hollows

which version ..?

tell me which one you prefer and why ….

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autumn – continuing

beautiful days here … in between working in the garden one is drawn to images, to a sense of place in time …

autumn signs in to a garden

On such a glorious day as today, if you missed the recent cold spat, the signs are everywhere – Autumn is settling in …

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