Saturday, 17 August 2013

More pictures for PSH

21. A photograph of you with an artistic tool or craft supply (you cannot substitute this one)

1. Open air market.

Those of you that have been here before know that most of my photography is done at speed. Not haste but speed, usually around 40mph because that's what Mr M slows don to when I say "OOOH Picture!" Mostly I get a hedge or a tree or a green blur, but sometimes, like when we were going through Ledbury today, he is forced to stop because the traffic lights are red. 
He leaned back, I leaned sideways, used the zoom a little to cut out his arm and tummy and managed to catch these few stalls before the lights went green and we were off into the wild blue yonder... or something. It took three goes to get that picture because the first time a car went the other way - nice car too. The second one a bloke with a cigarette in his mouth was walking along and that darned delay between pressing the button and a digital camera responding meant that he was right in the middle of the picture. Third time lucky with that one.
The picture of me with my newest toy - the Bigshot - was taken by Mr M up in my craft room. so I am surrounded by craft supplies and stuff - gorgeous stuff. If you look carefully you can just see the turquoise edge of an 8x8 album sticking out above the Bigshot. That's the album that contains this years Scavenger Hunt pictures.
How clever is that? getting a picture of the album IN the album. Thinking about that is threatening to make my brain ache so I am going to stop - OH, oh, We weren't travelling anywhere for that picture because Mr M took it. We stop for him to take pictures. I might just have to start driving again, just to make him try and take pictures at 40mph... nah, too much like hard work.


Sian said...

You are looking delightfully cheerful in that top picture. Not surprised, mind you, a big shot sounds excellent

Maria Ontiveros said...

I love, love, love the sense of humor and tone in your post today! Love the idea of the world whooshing by and you slowing it down (just a bit) for the scavenger hunt.
And how delightful to see your smiling face, too!
p.s. Sorry its' taken me a while to get round and comment; I've been a bit under the weather.

Miriam said...

How happy you look! I just love the way you write, you make me laugh. Slowing down to 40...brilliant.
I have to pre plan any photo ops by telling my husband before we leave the drive that I may call out "photo op!"
on the journey.