Saturday, 2 March 2013

THE COLLECTION






When out and about looking for and photographing the local fauna and flora I've always got half an eye out for any other photo opportunity that may present itself, consequently my computer hard drives get laden down with a rather diverse collection of images.

During the last couple of weeks, whilst the weather has been wearing it's cold, dark, dingy and miserable hat,  I've spent some time looking through and processing  (with a heavy input from Photoshop)  some of these images.

There's no underlying  theme or reason for any of these images I just hope I've 'created' something that pleases the eye!

I look forward to your thoughts and comments...good or bad!



SWIRL



SECURE





CAUGHT IN TIME





JUST PASSING BY



GOLD CATCHER



REACHING OUT






WAITING FOR THE TIDE



SHIMMER




GOLDEN BLUE




UP AND DOWN BROWN



THE SENTINEL



ROAD MAP TO LIFE



AVENUE TO.......



 Thanks for looking!









15 comments:

ADRIAN said...

A real treat Trevor. Barring the Golden Blue they are superb....Is the snail a copse snail....if it's small it maybe if its big it is happen a Roman snail...A beauty whatever.
My favourite is the last....even the sky blow out enhances the image. It is a wonder and would do anyone's wall a real treat.

The Herald said...

Thanks Adrian. The snail is a Brown-lipped Snail (cepaea nemoralis) about 20mm in dia. there were 5 of them 'resting' at about head height on this tree...this was the prettiest!

Yeh! I'm afraid blown out skies are an occupational hazard when it comes to my landscape photography!!...[;o)

Andrew said...

Wonderful images Trevor.
My favourite is "secure" closely followed by "caught in time".
Both are trapped... one by man the other by nature. I hope that doesn't sound too arty farty but there is a link.

FOREST SNAPPER said...

You have shown what things can make a good picture Trevor. I like the water one but i realy like the lock.Well done .


peter

The Herald said...

Thanks Andrew, I hadn't made the link but I can see what you're saying!...[;o)


Thanks Peter, glad you found them interesting...[;o)

ADRIAN said...

You could be right with the brown lip but I have doubts. the little beauties shell is not colourful enough.

grammie g said...

Hi Trevor...Got some stunning images here "Big Guy", golly I think they all are wonderful,and clever!! ; )
I do have a few favorites, caught in time, gold catcher,and that ferns reflection Just passing by,and Avenue to...then of course is the Swirl,Secure,Reaching out,Up and Down
Brown and on and on... hee-hee lol haha ; )
Great stuff
Grace

The Herald said...

Adrian, I'm 99% sure it's a Brown-lipped, I've just Googled 'Brown-lipped images' and the colours vary between a dull brown and the downright gaudy!...[;o)


Hi Grace...Thanks, I'm glad you liked one or two of them...lol!...[;o)

Carole M. said...

you've created some lovely graphics here Trevor, some thought provoking in their nature 'secure' for example. I especially loved The Sentinel and the other was I believe something titled like Avenue; also the silhouetted forms of the seed heads. Nature always offers such a bounty of intruige.

The Herald said...

Carole, thank you for your kind comments...[;o)

Roy Norris said...

Lovely artistic shooting Trevor, I am glad I didn't miss this.

ShySongbird said...

Lovely photos Trevor, a very creative collection. My favourites are 'Caught in Time' and 'Gold Catcher' I love the imaginative titles too of which I thought 'Road Map to Life' was just brilliant!

holdingmoments said...

I recognise a lot of these Trevor. You've certainly got a good eye for a picture. Enjoyed them all.

douglas mcfarlane said...

Brilliany eye for an image Trevor, it would be a bit churlish for me to pick a favourite, but really like Up and Down Brown, also Waiting for Tide reminds me of so many days out.

The Herald said...

Thanks Roy...[;o)

Thanks Jan, the titles were the hardest bit!...lol...[;o)

Glad you liked them Keith...[;o)

Douglas, thank you. I'm glad you liked them...[;o)