Photo 101: Day 20: Day Twenty: Triumph & Contrast

“There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast”
Charles Dickens

Photo 101: Day 20: Day Twenty: Triumph & Contrast

Just black, white or gray
May lead you astray
But find the right contrast
And you may suddenly gasp
At the wonderful blast
Of colours beaming your way
Even on a dull, rainy day

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Two of a Kind

Photography 101: Day Nineteen: Double & Rotation

“Life is all about finding people who are your kind of crazy”

Two of a Kind

No better pair you will find
Than a two of a kind
They may not look the same
Or be built to similar frame
They may not always agree
The urge for fight or flee
But together they are strong
It even says so in the song
Side by side they stride
With a stance filled with pride

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Through the Looking Glass

Photo101: Day Seventeen: Glass, Squared

 

“Curiouser and curiouser” Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking Glass

Through the looking glass
Life will quickly pass
Surfaces reflecting light
What a visual display in sight
A glimpse of an image
Transparent as the line of scrimmage
Moving fast and fading away
Only within imagination to stay

 

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My Glasses

Photo101: Day Sixteen: Treasure & Close-up

“I look spectacular!”

My Glasses

I can see through you
You seem to have a clear view
I would be lost and having strife
Or at least stumbling through life
Like a blind person needing a cane
Or an actor without the fame
Using my own vernacular
I shout out loud
My glasses oh so spectacular
Would even make Dame Edna proud

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A Rose by any other Name

Photo101: Day Sixteen: Treasure & Close-up

“Wake up and smell the roses”

A Rose by any other Name

You delicate little thing
What joy for me you bring
You landed on my desk
Looking oh so statuesque
You were a gift for my birthday
Even though it was a workday
Thanks dear work mates
Bringing something great
To an otherwise dreary day

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Life without Coffee?

Photo101: Day Sixteen: Treasure & Close-up

“There is no life before the first cup of coffee in the morning”

Life without Coffee?

It’s getting to be a borderline cliche
Like something so unnerving at play
But out of all the things to loose
If I really had to choose
What ever troubles life may bring
There is this only one thing
There is one thing I cannot do without
Uttered without hesitation or doubt
Not without my Coffee!

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Photo 101: Day Fourteen: Scale & Observation

Photo 101: Day Fourteen: Scale & Observation

Observe your scene before pressing the shutter, considering how all the elements in the frame interact with one another. Make an object appear larger through a ground-level POV. 

 
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Objects in mirror are closer than they appear

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Fly by

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Sitting pretty

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Where is Waldo?

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Night light

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Mini Me

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