Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 13

Patterns were everywhere!

We’re wrapping up the first 3 months of the Tuesday Photo Challenge with a fantastic turn out for the theme of Patterns.  Throwing out the challenge for all of you to let your brains do the thing that they do best, which is to use patterns to kep us going in our daily lives.

There were some fantastic patterns that were uncovered by these great participants.  So let your brains do their work and find another pattern in this image…and then go check out the list of amazing posts and let them know what you think!!


The following were this week’s participants in the challenge with links to their posts:

  • The first entry was from MyFavouriite, a new blogger who found a really cool pattern in curry leaves.
  • Marisa, The Girl That Dreams Awake, showed off a fantastic pattern in the bark of a mystery tree; do you know what tree this is?
  • Kim  provided a another great post on his blog Do You See What I See?; patterns of all kinds pop up in the great photos that he shares with us.
  • Miriam of the Out an’ About blog, showed patterns of all varieties in the images that she posted!
  • Debbie, whose blog is Forgiving Journal, wrote a great post about how patterns affect us.
  • Another new entry came from Emily, who writes Zombie Flamingos (great title), with  the patterns in her life (love that cat!).
  • Another great new participant is Ladyleemanilla, who showed the patterns in Him Indoors’ projcet to build a model of the HMS Victory.
  • Marie, whose great blog is The New 3 Rs: Retire, Recharge, Reconnect, showed us patterns in architecture (you’ll want to see this one!).
  • Nikki’s post in her blog, A Kinder Way, went to the fence, her fence, to find some interesting patters and wrote a great post with it!
  • Steve’s post in Meandering Maverick showed some of the differences and similarities between man-made and natural patterns!

Another fantastic week with amazing posts.  I’m very much looking forward to what next week brings!

I’m pretty much set for tomorrow’s edition, which will send you off into another direction of fun!

Author: jansenphoto

A Fresh Perspective Photography is more than just a vehicle for capturing the world around me; it provides me with a palette and a set of brushes, with which I paint not only what I see, but also look to express the emotions that are evoked by the scene in front of me in that moment. Growing up in the Netherlands exposed me to a wide cross-section of visual arts that laid the foundation of my photographic view of all that surrounds me. Early influences were the Dutch Masters of the 17th century, to whom I was introduced by my grandfather during museum explorations; favorites among them are the scenes of quotidian life depicted by Jan Steen and Frans Hals and the vivid landscapes of Jacob van Ruisdael. My classical high school education was supplemented by the Boijmans Van Beuningen museum, where I spent many a lunch hour exploring its great collection. Here I was introduced to surrealism with a particular love for the approach taken by Salvador Dali; Dali also rekindled my appreciation for the work of Hieronymus Bosch, who often showed the folly of us mortals. Universal Connections My approach to any photographic subject is to look for understanding first; in this I look to establish either a connection between the viewer and the subject or capture the connection of the subject with its surroundings. The captured image then aims to portray this connection from a perspective that is part of my personal interpretation. This interpretation is often a form of externalized introspection, which may alternately display the connection of isolated beings and items with their environment or highlight the whimsy of the profound world, in which we find ourselves. The universe is full of connections, many of which are waiting to be discovered; part of my journey as a photographer is to document these connections. Any assignment, be it an event, a product shoot or a portrait session is always approached through communication with the client; this is where the first connection is established. Ideas are exchanged and a collaborative plan of action forms, ultimately resulting in a set of images that aim to exceed the expectations of each client. And, lest we forget, it is important to have fun while practicing the serious business of photography!

10 thoughts on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 13”

  1. Looking forward to learning tomorrows prompt, and what you mean by another direction. Great dandelion shot, and very happy to see the participant list growing.

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