Monday, November 30, 2015

Of Rifles and Roses..........

Today we went for a little ride down to historic old Amherstburg and stopped a while in the Naval Yards Park beside the Detroit River. There was a sculpture there of 3 army rifles from the War of 1812. The artist had made a tripod of sorts from the 3 guns, and at the top, twisted the barrels together, and had roses growing from the top, reaching for the sky. When I tried to do something with the images afterward, they for some reason were not satisfying to me as straight photographs. After thinking about it for a while, I decided the sculpture would look best as a black and white image, and this is the end result which I find does it a little more justice than a straight photograph...if there is anyone out there who is still visiting this little blog of mine, I hope you enjoy it also.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Church in the Wildwood.....

The old gospel song "Come to the Church in the Wildwood" ran through my mind when I came across this little church tucked away amongst the brambles and bushes in Newfoundland. It is a simple little shot, and for me, that is what I find most appealing about it. If there is anyone out there who is still looking in on this site, hopefully you will get a little enjoyment from it. Cheers....