Favourite photos for 2019

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #77: Favourite Photos for 2019

This is quite difficult for me to pick my favourite photos for 2019 so I decided to find your favourites.

January
silvereye_honeygem grevillea_named_home_may 2018

February
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March
sunrise_gold_named_ballina_feb-2017

April
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May
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June
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July
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August
plane_parachute_lismore air show_named_july 2018

September
sun_sky_fence_post_sihouettte_sunset_fire_named_caniaba_sept 2019

October
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November
red-necked wallaby_female_drinking_named_home_jackadgery_nov 2019

December
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Thanks for dropping by and having a look at my world in 2019. The last 3 months have been quite trying for my culminating in the fire that consumed my place with only my home and the drought ravaged garden being left unburnt.

In 2020 there will be photos of the re-birth of Durranbah I am sure.

On display

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #76: On Display

A bit of variety on display…….
In the shops190410_blog_challenge_pick_a_word_alluring_shop_bologna

 

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sign_bookshop_cookbook
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At the markets180828_blog challenge-shopping_seoul6

 

glass_coloured_vase_nabiac_july 2019

 

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In the windowcat_window_named_kyogle_august 2019
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In nature180822_blog challenge_scene_birdbath7_king parrots

 

whipbird_looking under arbour02_named_july 2014

 

blue triangle butterfly_wings open_named_binna burra_jan 2018

 

grey fantail_bird bath_named_home_aug 2018
In the art gallerysculptures_resized
In the sky
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The eerie atmosphere of a bushfire

Time for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

I am sorry for bombarding you with fire stuff but it’s my life at the moment.

I was in town when the atmosphere turned a different shade than I am used to seeing which gave my world an eerie glow.
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Looking across the Clarence River at the Jacaranda trees which usually stand out in the landscape191109_blog_challenge_six_word_saturday_fire_clarence river_grafton_jacaranda_tree
Looking upstream towards the Great Dividing Range where you see mountains. My place is in there somewhere191109_blog_challenge_six_word_saturday_fire_clarence rivert_water

At 12:45pm
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The reflection of the sun on the water which was being whipped up by a very strong wind. There was even small waves on the river191109_blog_challenge_six_word_saturday_fire_sun_reflection_water

Blue #2 – Sky Pilot

There’s a new photo challenge for July from Becky: Blue

The theme for July is ‘blue‘, and as always it is totally up to you how you interpret the square theme but here are my suggestions for how we might stay connected on our square adventures this month.

  1. be a ‘Bolt from the Blue’ – something unexpected or surprising
  2. explore ‘Into the wide blue yonder‘ – sky, sea or maybe a location that is appealingly unknown and mysterious
  3. simply be ‘Blue – whether that’s azure, cobalt, sapphire, cerulean, navy, ultramarine, indigo, or turquoise
  4. and there is an extra challenge for those of you up for it – can you manage to combine two of these, or maybe even all three?

Whatever you decide to do, please remember there is a rule if you want to part of the Square Gang and be sure your squares make into the gallery.

Let’s get into the sky early

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