Hi Folks: Well, if you promise not to mention that the ‘photo of the month’ post was due yesterday, I’ll pretend not to notice!
At a meeting of our local photography group recently, several people did presentations of images based on a specific theme. Mine was on ‘faces’. I should explain that I’m not a people photographer, and people appear in far less than 5% of my work. I shot a wedding, once, and swore I would never do it again. However, as a landscape photographer one thing I like to do is to look for ‘faces’ and things in other objects. Sometimes they’re fairly obvious and sometimes they’re more elusive. If you go through my Flickr photostream you’ll find a number of such images, but I chose one to highlight as April’s photo of the month. It’s a piece of driftwood I found along the shore on Dallas Road – nearly an entire tree, in fact, and there are some good size rocks embedded into the roots. However, looked at from the bottom of the tree the shape forms a fairly good representation of a human skull. Continue Reading →