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2017 Week 25 Gallery 2: The Unusual Flora Selection

Alien bloom (Veronica in bloom)Alient Plant (Shrubby Veronica)
Purchase print here.

In which we take a look at some of my more unusual flora images. You require a confident, contrarian attitude to have these displayed in your room. Indeed, third-party feedback for these take positions at opposite sides of the opinion slider, range from “uh… no” to “wow it will be interesting have this as a decorative print”. Without writing too many words, let’s start with pictures straight away. First up at the top, an alien plant. Continue reading

The Unexpected Return To Flora Photography

Coloured succulent growingBright Yellow Kangaroo Paw. This is native to Australia and the Mangle’s Kangaroo Paw is the floral emblem of Western Australia.

To be honest, this return to flora photography was totally unexpected. I spent a considerable amount of time on it a few years ago, but sort of gave it up as I was not getting a lot of positive feedback. I mean, sure flowers look good, but who is really interested? I eventually moved on to other genres, and justified the time spent as being good investments in developing different aspects of photographic discipline. Continue reading

Photo Album Week 20: Myeongdong Selfie And Cafe

In which we look at Selfies in Myeongdong and a moment in a café.

Streets Of Myeong-Dong 2016: The Green Wall And Couple SelfieStreets Of Myeongdong 2016: Couple Selfie With The Green Wall
Nikon D610, 35mm, f/8, 1/250, ISO 640

There are many skin-care shops in Myeongdong. This attractive wall of greenery is of course the facade for one such store. An unexpectedly popular attraction for photographs and selfies.

Streets Of Myeongdong 2016: Inside A Cafe Looking Out To The Flashy StreetStreets Of Myeongdong 2016: Time Inside A Café
Nikon D610, 60mm, f/2.8, 1/1000, ISO 100

Coffee culture is very strong in Seoul. Or perhaps “cafe culture” is a more accurate description. 😉 There is no lack of atmospheric cafes and dessert shops for people to lounge in, drink stuff, munch stuff, do stuff, and look cool doing all that. In the streets of Myeongdong, such cafes abound everywhere. Hippies rejoice!

More to come – WY