Tag Archives: Rhone

Early Bird: Weekly Photo Challenge

Sunrise at our moorings at Aramon, on the Rhone. Rosy glow of dawn on the River Saone. An early start on the Canal Rhone a Sete. A misty morning, somewhere in France Table Mountain, Cape Town We’re early birds; always … Continue reading

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Rule of Thirds: Weekly Photo Challenge

This week’s challenge is the Rule of Thirds, where the subject should be off centre, resulting in a blurred or blank space on the rest of the photograph.    This almond blossom, captured in the Jalon Valley, Spain, could have been … Continue reading

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Depth: Weekly Photo Challenge

Say the word ‘depth’ to a boater, and the chances are they’ll immediately think ‘locks’. Bollene Lock above, one of the deepest in Europe at around 23 metres.  It’s cold, dark and spooky when you’re at the bottom.   Those … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Planes

The Sunday Stills challenge this week was ‘Planes’.  These are just some of the photos I took when we recently visited the Imperial War Museum, Duxford with our grandkids.  There was almost too much to take in, but we particularly … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Power Lines

When I saw the Sunday Stills prompt ‘Power Lines’ I thought I must have plenty of shots that had been ruined by power lines.  In the end however, these were the three I selected from the archive.  Maybe the ‘ruined’ … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Landscapes in Black and White

It was difficult to select photos from my archive that were striking enough to be reproduced in black and white; using the Picasa editing features helped in three cases to bring some depth to them.  I chose two others, but … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Bad Weather

This week’s Sunday Stills prompt was ‘bad weather’.  For us, naturally, most of the bad weather we see is either from or across the water.  As boaters, it adds that extra dimension, since cruising in bad weather is about as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

The Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon – the space or line where land meets sky.  For other interpretations, check out any of the following links: Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon | Flickr Comments Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon / A different view on … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Shoreline

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance; as our island of knowledge grows, so does our shoreline of ignorance. John Archibald Wheeler For other photographs inspired by the prompt ‘Shoreline’, visit Sunday Stills.

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Foreshadow

We always try to get an early start when we’re cruising up or down the Rhone, so we’ve captured many a beautiful sunrise as we breakfast on the run. Finally a breath of cooler evening air as we stroll around … Continue reading

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