Category Archives: Weekly photo challenges

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

I suppose it’s grimly appropriate that, in the week of Margaret Thatcher’s death, I have been out photographing evidence of the decline of tin mining in Cornwall. But if I’m honest, I have no idea whether or not Thatcher had … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense & A Predictable Metaphor.

A butterfly emerging from a chrysalis is an embarrassingly obvious metaphor for a human undergoing a transition phase into a new future. I am a human undergoing a transition phase into a new future. In a visual sense, I’m transforming … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime

I have decided to be understated today and post only one photo for the challenge. This is a shot of two friends of mine sampling the lunchtime menu in Bristol Ikea.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

These weekly challenges are difficult. I usually manage something, but last week’s topic, ‘kiss’ ended up stumping me altogether. I looked through my street photography and was disappointed to note that I’ve never managed to catch any spontaneous snog pictures, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Being my mother’s daughter, aesthetics has always been a big thing for me in terms of home. My mum never feels completely at home in her dwelling place unless she has made it look and feel the way she wants … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

UNIQUE. That’s a difficult one. If I’m honest, I’m with Chuck Palahniuk when he has Tyler Durden say, “You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everyone else, and we are all … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love (and more words than there should be)

We’re not a family that talks about love much. That doesn’t mean we don’t feel it – not at all – just that declarations of love can seem a bit insincere to our oh-so-British ears. This is particularly so when … Continue reading

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