I’ve not done one of these for a while so here we go. I originally thought I’d only have 4 or 5 but got a bit carried away, as you can see. These photos cover 4 continents and about 3 years of my life. Some of the hues come from nature, some are man made and others are the result of nature’s affect on man’s creations. I’m always drawn to photographing things with red tones, because red is a favourite colour of mine, but I’d not realised I had so may different oranges until I started going through to select some.
I know you aren’t meant to judge a book by it’s cover, but we do, of course we do. If I see a book with a plain black cover, stern white font and one item lit up with one colour tone then I’m going to avoid it because it’s either 50 Shades of Grey or one of it’s many knock-offs. I’m never going to read any of them. If it’s all ink with slightly curled font in a pastel tone, perhaps with cupcakes or stars around it, then that’s probably not a book for me either.
I love collections of anything grouped together as a subject for a picture, but particularly book or album covers. I like the differences and similarities in the layout, font, colour choices, images, sizing and all that sort of thing. And so I take pictures of these groupings and some of these can be seen below:
The brief for this weekly photo challenge is to think about an image that could be used as a cover for something – a magazine, an album, a book perhaps.
I’d like to make an album at some point. I know what the cover is going to be like, I’ve got it in my head, but I don’t want to reveal that yet. I’ve started writing a book and I’ve got an idea of what the cover of that might be, even if I’ve got no title and no definite conclusion to the story. So I’m not going to reveal that yet.
At some stage I’m going to put together my photo journal of Felt Sherlock‘s travels and I think this should be the cover:
I’ve not done one of these for a while, but I thought I’d pop one in.
Part of the Great Barrier Reef as knitted and crocheted by Australians for a display on its protection from pollution and climate change.