Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 154

Rolling along Tuscany!

Welcome to the 154th round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge!

Wow! Those entries rolled in rather nicely! There were a lot of creative approaches to our Roll theme, of which the dogs rolling certainly made me smile every time! Waves, gently rolling to the shore, and hills rolling across the horizon were fun to behold! Or rolling along the hills on a mountain bike! They were all a lot of fun to read.

Thank you all for the great posts that you put together and the fun you created!

As I wasn’t ecstatic about the rolling shot that I captured, I thought I’d bring two aspects of roll in one shot…

Fields of Tuscany

The hills of Tuscany are a truly fantastic location to visit, as the people are friendly, the food is amazing and the views are out of this world!

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

  1. Sarah is on a roll this week with two posts; her first post in By Sarah rolls the corrugated iron! In a second post in By Sarah, we are visiting the rolling hills.
  2. Nicole takes us for a ride in her post in Une Photo, Un Poéme, as she’s having fun riding in Cornwall!
  3. Ken takes us to Sandymouth Bay in his post in Pictures without Film; it’s truly rocking and rolling there!
  4. Danny’s post in Danny James Photography showcases a rather impressive roll!
  5. Shelley rolls in with another great post in Quaint Revival; she found some things that just come rolling in!
  6. In another interesting post in For the Love of, we see what happens when the refrigerator has to be rolled out to the pasture…
  7. Charles takes us to Montevideo in charlesewaugh, where the rolls complemented the wine very well!
  8. Ann-Christine’s rolling along in another great post in To See a World in a Grain of Sand, both down the street and the sidewalk!
  9. In Don’t Hold Your Breath‘s fantastic post this week, we learn about the railway station in Bharatpur, Rahasthan!
  10. Xenia brings us another great post in WhippetWisdom, with a villanelle that just rolls of the tongue!
  11. This week’s contribution in Geriatri’X’ Fotogallery rolls onto the ferry in what looks like an amazing location!
  12. In a delightful post in pensivity101 we enjoy the unbridled joy of a dog rolling in the grass!
  13. Maria shares waves rolling into the beach in KameraPromenader with some fun kitesurfing!
  14. Irene takes us into the subway in her post in Heaven’s Sunshine, as we wait for a train to roll in!
  15. In Junk Boat Travels, Jackie brings us some amazing fog in Mazatlan and some delicious rolls!
  16. Jase almost cut their hair this week in Proscenium; time for a cut or just keep rolling?
  17. Na’ama’s poem in her post in Na’ama Yehuda teaches us how to stop a roll…
  18. Stella keeps the great photos rolling in Giggles & Tales, which shows us some interesting sights around Washington, D.C.
  19. Woolly is rolling in the hay in his post in Woolly Muses; or at least, rolls of hay!
  20. Sandy shares some great clouds in her post in Out of My Write Mind, which roll along like the words in her poem!
  21. With a great photo in Corazon181‘s post, we get to see the waves rolling in!
  22. Debbie features a pair of dogs rolling in the grass in her post in Twenty Four; they do have fun!
  23. Hammad brings us another awesome post in Blog of Hammad Rais, in which the waves roll in.
  24. A very cool roll is featured in this week’s post in Land of Images, which has to be thrilling!
  25. An important lesson from this week’s entry from iball round the world, as it’s good to bring your own roll…
  26. Susan provides us with a great puppy roll in her post in Musin’ with Susan; puppies can sleep in the darndest bends!
  27. In a fantastic post in Another LQQK, Teressa reminds us that it’s okay to roll the baseball in the house…
  28. Alive and Trekking is a great looking blog that shares great rolling clouds across Marlborough Sound with us!
  29. This week’s post in One letter UP – diary 2.0 is a true throwback to the olden days, when film photography ruled!
  30. Debbie shares another great post in her blog, ForgivingConnects, as she’s on a roll with self-forgiveness and able to get back in the saddle!
  31. Donna brings lots of color in her post in Wind Kisses, as we roll through the Arizona hills; great to see all those flowers!
  32. Cee brings us some amazing hay rolls in Cee’s Photography, including some rather cool painted ones!
  33. Debbie’s post in Travel with Intent takes us to Rabat, where we get to see a vehicle that rolls no more; great car!
  34. Alice has a great set of rolls in her post in the 59 Club, which look really delicious!
  35. Please let all of these great bloggers know your thoughts about their posts!

    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!

16 thoughts on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 154”

  1. My post on Tenerife – mentioned here again – was for the challenge on rocks (round-up of last week). Just want to avoid any rolling misunderstandings. All the best! Ulli

  2. Frank, I am so sorry I missed the deadline for the roundup. I drove several hours around my state getting the right photos for my take on the challenge, but my website is performing poorly and keeps going offline.

  3. Gorgeous photo, Frank! I love Tuscany, it’s one of my favorite places. Thanks for another great photo challenge. 🙂

    I have a Money Mondays post that I just did today, and I’m hoping it will fit in with tomorrow’s theme. Has to do with observing as a key to letting go. We’ll see!
    Blessings and have a good week,

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