Encountered Art

....this post is about art we may encounter as we travel through our world, things that either present themselves as subjects we can display in a visually exciting way, or created works of art we happen upon and capture as we travel. For the full post, visit Medium here.

#ScenicSaturday 05/Nov/22

All photographs in this series were taken in November, though not necessarily this year. My digital picture library started when I bought my first DSLR camera a few years back. I like to share them here to show #ourworldiswonderful.This one, from 2021, was taken on the approach to Hardraw Force, a spectacular waterfall in the …

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#ScenicSaturday 29/Oct/22

Those Autumn Colours! This month, all photographs in the series were taken in October, though not necessarily this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera quite a few years back, and I like to share them.This image is from a walk in our local forest. It’s a track …

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#ScenicSaturday 22/Oct/22

Sycamore Leaves This month, all photographs in the series were taken in October, though not necessarily this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera quite a few years back, and I like to share them.This image is from a walk in my local forest. The sycamore is one …

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#ScenicSaturday 15/Oct/22

Narrow Valley in the Forest of Dean. This month, all photographs in the series were taken in October, though not necessarily this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera quite a few years back, and I like to share them.This image is from my home forest, the Forest …

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#ScenicSaturday 08/Oct/22

Beech Tree, Forest of Dean I missed this feature last week due to concentration on the #MABLE event being run by my publisher, Fantastic Books Publishing. Readers will find the event fascinating and a good source for new books, many discounted for the period of the event, which ends 31st October.This month, all photographs in …

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#ScenicSaturday 24/Sep/22

In the Forest of Dean This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. My digital pictures go back to when I bought my first DSLR camera, and I like to share them.This image is from the forest we walk in almost every day. The Forest of Dean …

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#ScenicSaturday 17/Sep/22

Woodland Walk near Upwey This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. My digital pictures go back to when I first bought a DSLR camera, and I like to share them.This image is from a small woodland we walked in 2011 while visiting Dorset to explore the …

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#ScenicSaturday 10/Sep/22

Worm's Head. This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. I have pictures going back to the time I first bought a DSLR camera, and I like to share these.This image is from the Gower Peninsula, the first UK Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), established in …

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#ScenicSaturday 03/Sep/22

Yorkshire Dales This month, all the photographs in the series were taken in September, though not this year. I have digital images going back to the time I first bought a DSLR camera, and I like to share these.This image is from the Yorkshire Dales and was taken in 2009. One of the Three Peaks …

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Why That Title? – An Excess Of…

Titles for novels often cause authors difficulty. Ideally, we want to give potential readers clues about content, theme, style, and storyline. Not easy with only a few words available. The best titles become obvious choices once a book’s been read, so this series is largely for those who’ve yet to read the books featured. Why …

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#ScenicSaturday 27/Aug/22

Ancient beech trees line a track in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England. I walk these woods daily with my wife. We value them, their beauty, their amazing variety, their ability to give us spiritual renewal, their peace, and their contribution to the continuation of life on Earth as they produce life-giving oxygen and devour …

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#ScenicSaturday 20/Aug/22

Fresh water supporting wildlife, a cloudless blue sky bringing light for growth, mature trees supporting wildlife and producing oxygen as they consume carbon dioxide. These are the things we are destroying with our greed, complacency, and inaction. # I’m posting a weekly photograph of our wonderful world here, but I’m also Tweeting one each day, …

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#ScenicSaturday 13/Aug/22

Summer’s day at the forest edgewhere mature green treesoverlook a patch of grounddenuded of its once tall proudlarch trees now felledto save the rest fromthe parasite infectionthreatening to destroy them all # I’m posting a weekly photograph of our wonderful world here, but I’m also Tweeting one each day, with the hashtag #ourworldiswonderful, join me …

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#ScenicSaturday 06/Aug/22

Sunlight dapples pathLeading walker from the roadFinding solitude # I’ve opted for a weekly post about our wonderful world here, but I also Tweet one each day, with the hashtag #ourworldiswonderful, join me there if you wish. Sometimes, my posts on here include words. I hope you’ll continue to comment, like, and share these so …

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