Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Close Ups


Close Ups

Pansies in a pot.

As requested, the hull of a very large ship.

Ovation of the sees dwarfs the surrounding buildings.

Ibis seem to be as common in Brisbane as in Sydney and as fearless. I was able to get quite close to this one.

An Ibis spotted in Brisbane.

I took this photo at a museum in Darwin. It is of a ship, the M.V. Manuka painted onto a feather. It was in a glass case but I thought it was such an interesting item that I attempted a photo anyway.

A painting on a feather.

We’ve been lucky to acquire some interesting old stuff this year.

Vintage tobacco box
A vintage matchbox

Taswegian1957

I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. My current housemates are Cindy, my 14-year-old Staffy-Lab X dog and Polly the world's most unsociable cat who is seven.

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