Spooky webs for Halloween! THe first photo is awesome.
Thank you Lea - the first photo was taken early on a misty morning which eventually turned into an extremely hot sunny day.
Hello Rosemary:Welcome back. We have missed you and do so hope that you have had a wonderful time.We have no idea how you create these most spectacular images, but they are cleverly intriguing. Spiders' webs really are the most amazing structures!!
Dear Jane and Lance - how kind, and I can say that I missed you both too. It is extraordinary how attached we have all become to one another in a comparatively short time.I am pleased that you like the cobweb images. They were all made out of actual cobwebs in the garden. The process is not very difficult, I just mess about with them an see what happens.
Welcome Rosemary.Hope that your holiday was enjoyable ..This is an amazing post.. in particular the photography.. you are becoming a whizz at it. wishing you a happy weekendval x
Thank you Val for your lovely welcome back. Glad you enjoyed the images, as you can see I just keep on experimenting and trying new things - I find it quite creative.
Thank you - I have been having fun playing around with my photos.
Great shots, Rosemary.I especially love no 1 and 2.Hope you're having a great weekend.Mette
Thank you Mette - hope all is well with you.
Thanks Rosemary,We're all well, we're just having some busy weeks helping our family settling down in another part of Norway.Mette
Pleased to learn that - it is hard work settling down in another area, this I know from experience. Hope it all goes off satisfactorily.
dear youthat first image is pure magicand those cobwebs are beautifulgreat challengelovePatrice A.
Dear Patrice - the first shot was one of those moments when I luckily had the camera with me, it vanished very quickly once the mist lifted and turned into a sunny day.
Stunning, Rosemary! You should print them in high res, frame and hang! I love the third photo most....looks very much like crochet :)Loi
Thanks Loi - when I am messing about with the photos I am never too sure how they will turn out - you are right it does look like crochet.
Hi, Rosemary,Your first spider web reminds me of the work of Erté — Art Deco jewels. Incidentally, I have heard that one of the reasons insects get caught in a spider's web is that they see it as a hologram of a flower! It makes sense, doesn't it?
Dear Mark - there are so many interesting facts surrounding spiders and their webs. When I was taking some photos of cobwebs in the garden I noticed that one had a thread going from the web to a tree at least 30 feet away, or it may have started off in the tree. Either way it is intriguing to know how it travelled that distance. I know that spiders threads are five times stronger than steel, and that it can stretch to almost 40% without breaking. Clever little creatures.
How unique, how creative, the cobweb Mandala is, rosemary! I am familiar with Mandala in Buddhism and I know it is also found in Christianity such as in rose windows of churches. Circular designs are found in nature, which I think is the most beautiful. Spider web is an intricate nature’s art, and I think cosmic diagrams are in it. I’m also impressed with the full moon art. I feel as if peering into the parallel world through a magical window. Yoko
Dear Yoko - I was trying to think of something in nature that was round and resembled a Mandala and it was the cobweb that came into my mind. It is interesting the way they are all unique and very pleasing to observe at close quarters. I admire the spiders creativity, a truly industrious little creature.The first photo does I agree look like the moon, but in fact it is the very early morning sun surrounded by a heat mist. Within 30 minutes of me taking the photo the mist had cleared and the day became very hot and sunny. I love your description of peering into a parallel world through a magical window.
I love the first three of the moon and the first two webs, stunning :)
Thank you very much. Actually everyone thinks it is the moon, but in fact it is the early morning sunrise with a September heat mist. I will put a note there. The mist had all vanished within no time and a very hot day ensued.
Welcome Rosemary!Lovely shots!The first is my favorite!Wish you a nice Sunday!Dimi..
Thanks Dimi - back home safely. Glad you enjoyed the photo.
Rosemary, these are marvelous shots. I hope you have been on a holiday. Missed you. Olive
Thanks Olive - I missed you too. Got home from holiday late last night.
Very special effects. Love the circles.Greetings,Filip
Glad you like the special effects Filip - thank you
Hello Rosemary and welcome home from your holiday.These images are spectacular and I shall be looking for spider webs on my walk tomorrow.a beautiful postHelen xx
Thank you dear Helen - it is so nice to return from a trip and have such a lovely welcome home from so many blogging friends. To be able to see spider webs on your walk, I suspect, that you must still be on your travels in Ireland. I love to see them first thing in the morning covered in dew and glistening like jewelled necklaces.
Welcome back Rosemary! I love your first shot, it has a haunting, hushed look to it.
Thank you Rosemary - lovely description you have given to the first shot. It is one of those photos that I took not expecting it to be very good, one of those lucky attempts.
Your photo manipulations inspire me, Rosemary. -sus
Give it a go Susan - it is good fun - try www.picmonkey.com
why yes! those clever spiders! and coming back to your first image... i saw a similar sky last night, as i came home on the train. moon caught me unawares, did he not? wow!thanks, rosemary, for playing. i hope you've had a wonderful break.n♥
Thanks Nadine - just managed to scramble a post quickly together before we left. Most people think it is the moon, but actually it is the sun!!! Early sun rise with a heat haze, if you look carefully you can see the start of the blue sky. The day turned out to be a very warm September day.
Very clever use of alteration and colour, Rosemary!Love each photo.
Thank you Carole - all down to manipulation of my photos.
Trust you have wonderful holiday.I do like your graphics.
Thank you whiteangel - the trip was lovely, and we saw lots of interesting things. I made the graphics using picmonkey which is free to use - give it a try sometime it is great fun.
Oh my Rosemary these pictures are beautiful. Number one and two are particularly outstanding with a spoooky edge to them!
Thanks Paul - the experiments continue.
Your first photo...a fairy-taleand you know i love webs, they are mandalas, you're right, x
Thanks Renilde - that photo just happened to be one of those lucky shots when I had my camera to hand.
Nature's mandala. The perfect and most inspiring and found everywhere!
Clever little spiders aren't they?
Thank you for open my eyes, dear Rosemary.Of course... spider webs are mandalas! Oh, that beauty. That first images... the sun, in play with us alltogether a mandala, too.Naturex Ariane.
Dear Ariane - thank you very much for your lovely comment. Of course you are right about the sun, I had not thought about it being a mandala too.
Fantastic - i especially enjoy the sunrise photo.
Dear RosemaryThe first one is magic !The others are like paintings full of colours and shadows !
Dear Olympia I am so pleased that you liked the first photo. The others are all cobweb photos that I have manipulated on picmonkey.
Salutations :) - Charlottes Web. Love your captures - simply stunning!
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