Sunday, 11 January 2015

Out Of The Wood

I mentioned recently that I'd been taking a lot of photographs of rotting wood. I know,I know - cute kittens, pretty girls and stunning landscapes are more obvious subjects but these were all in short supply on a cold January morning in Cambridgeshire. So...... 

Wood can't do this all on its own, of course; it needs a little help from these little chaps below.




Take care.


28 comments:

  1. Lovely shots. Dead wood is so important for insects and you don't see as much of it lying about these days.

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  2. They all look like pieces of art.

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  3. I very much like the colours and textures in these photos.

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  4. I love these! The textures are so pretty.

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  5. That's a great collection of pictures, especially the mushrooms from underneath. All our rotting wood is covered in deep snow here.

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  6. I think these look very much like stunning landscapes! Lovely.colors and textures.

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  7. Colour, texture, patterns, all wonderful John.

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  8. Great collection - much more interesting than kittens!

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  9. These are nice. Not something I would have thought doing myself.

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  10. PS: How do you get Blogger to do the drop-shadow effect under the small pictures?

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  11. They are wonderful, John. When are the pretty girls around Cambridgeshire? I will be waiting . . .

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  12. these are great, lots of neat textures.

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  13. These are very original photos! And they are so beautifully done. I like the textures of the wood. And you have such a great variety of them. I love also a little family of mushrooms. Beautiful!

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  14. Who ever thought rotting would could be so interesting??! The colors, textures and designs are amazing.

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  15. Just beautiful. Also, less strenuous than stunning landscapes? And, possibly, pretty girls.

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  16. Works of art, expertly photographed! Wonderful images John!

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  17. These are such beautiful photographs. Way more interesting than kittens and pretty girls.

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  18. Hi John - I think those are stunning shots - just love them. So creative - nature is incredible isn't it ... and as Robin above says .. so much more interesting than kittens and people ... cheers Hilary

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  19. Nature is beautiful - long live nature.
    Your details is so lovely, a big art.
    Hugs

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  20. This is very classy rotting-wood John. maybe I need to look closer in future. I love your capture of those little fungi.

    Adelaide and Beyond

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  21. Beautiful patterns of somber colors! You reminded us that everything has its own beauty at any stage of life. I’ll try to zoom up the rotting wood.


    Yoko

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  22. The tree patterns are amazing -- close ups bring their beauty into focus. -- barbara

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  23. Way more appealing than cute kittens, pretty girls and stunning landscapes. It would be interesting to see them with a variety of lighting to highlight the texture.

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  24. These are beautiful photos, the woods and the mushrooms too. I'm tired of kittens and dogs and would rather have my attention drawn to something I might otherwise miss.

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  25. Just goes to show that most things get more interesting with age . . .

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