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Sally D’s mobile photography challenge: black and white

This extraordinary sculpture is in the grounds of Hauser & Wirth’s gallery in Somerset, UK.

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Taken with an iphone 6+ and edited in Filterstorm Neu and DistressedFX.

The foliage is made from saucepans and kitchen implements. Not only do they have an art gallery – with a truly awful exhibition the day we went there, but an excellent restaurant and a perennial meadow garden, designed by the renowned landscape artist Piet Oudolf

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You will find other inspirational black and white photos on Sally’s blog.

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Daily Post photo challenge: details

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looks like there will be a good hazel nut harvest this year

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bee on a teasel

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thistledown

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Queen Anne’s lace

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travel theme: hands

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you might almost call this “digital graffiti” – seen in India

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sculpture in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg

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a bird in the hand ….

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Fortune teller’s sign, Yangon, Myanmar

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a girl embroidering a picture from a black and white photo, Halong Bay, Vietnam

view more hands via Ailsa’s links

Daily Post: alphabet

Letters of the alphabet are all around us – in signs and street art

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travel theme: entertainment

A few “entertainment” photos from my archives

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graffiti/wall art in India

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a group of sculptures in Luxembourg’s Place du Théâtre

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colourful characters in Beaufort dispensing good will and alcohol

a series of photos from Luxembourg’s annual street art/animation festival

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Tutti Frutti

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Gromit

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Every couple of years Bristol organises a festival to raise money for the Children’s hospital. Much like the elephant or gorilla parades seen elsewhere in the world Bristol makes use of well known-characters. Blanks are sold to local businesses to be decorated and they are then placed in different locations around the city. A map is provided so that you can visit them all and the figures are of source of entertainment to the children (and adults). In 2013 the theme was Gromit, who features in the cartoons, created in Bristol, called Wallace and Gromit. In 2015 it was the turn of Shaun the lamb (note the play on the words for ‘shorn’).

daily post photo challenge: circle

Circles

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circular window in a friend’s house
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The Tuch Fabrik industrial museum, Luxembourg

Travel theme: naughty or nice

Naughty or nice, that is Ailsa’s question …. and challenge this week

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I think this shot, taken in Arlon’s flea market, definitely qualifies for naughty.

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What do you think of this one?

Which did you choose?