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Daily Post: alphabet

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

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word a week: create

Skinnywench’s dictionary fell open at the word ‘create’ this week.

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making gozleme in Turkey (a sort of pancake filled with cheese and herbs)

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Engin’s grandmother weaving a carpet on a handloom

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made by a friend of mine as a birthday gift for my co-worker

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the artist and illustrator Josephine Wall and one of her paintings

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a graffiti artist at work

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a creation

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a created reliquary

Travel theme: decoration

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I found these in a shopping mall near Tarsus in Turkey

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the Royal Pavilion at Chiang Mai

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Venetian masks on sale at the Christmas market in Strasbourg

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Christmas decorations in Strasbourg

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Deruta, city of ceramics, Italy

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wall art in London’s Portobello Road

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graffiti – decoration or desecration? this is a climbing wall in Hamburg

Ailsa’s travel theme

Sunday stills: graffiti-murals

I can never resist the lure of photographing street art/murals/graffiti, however you like to call it.

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mural in Bristol docks

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this is one of my favourite pieces, in Siena, Italy

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Salvador Dali

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Pushkar, India

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Bangkok, Thailand

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Banksy

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Portobello Road, London

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Portobello Road

I’m sharing these with Sunday Stills

a word a week: Face

This week the dictionary fell open at FACE. Here are some faces I photographed in India earlier this year:

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Some faces from Sri Lanka:
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the face of a sleeping Buddha

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ways of hiding your face with a mask to produce a different face

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fresco faces in the Tivanka image house

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cloud maidens at Sigiriya

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Hindu shrine at Dambulla

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another reclining Buddha

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musicians

Thailand:
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a lady making a traditional Thai cup of coffee

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a grotesque face at the white temple in Chiang Rai

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Lily

and finally
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some graffiti

Pop over to Sue’s site to see some more wonderful faces

Photo Art Friday: graffiti

Bonnie’s optional challenge this week was a really difficult one: incorporate some graffiti into your image or create your own.
I never miss an opportunity to photograph graffiti or street art but producing my own was quite a different kettle of fish! I settled for incorporating 2 of my photographs of graffiti with a third one of a piece of wall to produce this

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DH said he thought the result looked a mess but I was more interested in the experiment than the final result.

And just for fun:

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Photo Art Friday

Photo Art Friday: graffiti

Bonnie’s challenge was to incorporate or create some graffiti into an image. This was really difficult for me as I tend to be a controlled person, doodling and graffiti just don’t come naturally to me. But I do like taking photos of graffiti and street art. The composition below is made up of two images of graffiti, one a painting and the other a stencil, combined with a photo of a piece of wall. DH says he thinks it looks a mess but I think you have to experiment, it’s all part of the learning curve!

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