trio

'No one questioned "who is a Serb, who is a Croat, who is a Muslim (Bosniak)" we were all one people, that's how it was back then, and I still think it is that way today' ― Josip Broz Tito Any words I might try to add to those of Tito would be superfluous. (for … Continue reading trio

roy g. biv

Each week I take part in the DP WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, and post here and on my other blogs belgianstreets and andytownend.  The challenge this week was to incorporate all the colours of the rainbow.  My posts on the other two blogs each had an Australian flavour. In responding to a comment from my … Continue reading roy g. biv

pride and joy

So thrilled today to receive my very own copy of my second book featuring my images of Belgrade. Thank you Dimitrije and Branko at Komshe! And happy to let you know that an event in Belgrade to promote the book and exhibit some of my photos is being planned for this Summer. Watch this space … Continue reading pride and joy

broken

"with whips and chains to see him fly so many die" - lyrics from stargazer, rainbow (bigz, bulevar vojvode mišića, beograd) (for wordpress weekly photo challenge - broken) *shot with nikon d700 and nikkor 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO4000 and f/1.4 and 1/125s, edited in aperture 3 and analog efex pro 2, wet filter applied … Continue reading broken

blur

'i fell down a hole" lyrics from "on the way to the club" by blur ulica kneza miloša (for wordpress weekly photo challenge - blur) (and for lucile's photo 101 rehab) *shot with nikon d700, nikkor 85mm f/1.8 lens, at 1/125s and f/5.6, edited in aperture 3, blurred in photoshop cc, blurry eyed last night" blur … Continue reading blur

ephemeral

"have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart ...live in the question” ― rainer maria rilke, letters to a young poet bombed and blasted built and rebuilt they changed the street names and never forgot their names and now, it's all ephemeral (for wordpress weekly photo challenge - ephemeral) ephemeral on belgradestreets ephemeral … Continue reading ephemeral

wall

“you may shoot me with your words you may cut me with your eyes you may kill me with your hatefulness but still, like air i'll rise!” ― maya angelou (for wordpress weekly photo challenge - wall and lucile's photo101rehab) *shot with nikon d700, nikkor 50mm f/1.4 lens, edited in aperture 3, analog efex pro … Continue reading wall

landscape

Over the last two weeks, I have been taking part in the WordPress Writing 201 course, today’s contribution featured my photo of Ada Huja

andy townend

DSC_5836_4038 - 2012-04-22 at 14-24-02two fight
for the balance
of
power

the west gate
confronts an evil
concentration
will they become
russian dolls
shaped by
diagonals
etched from
broken glass
screaming out
keep out

or just give me enough rope!

will we take the right path?

(found poetry featuring landscape and a little enumeratio for wordpress writing 201 – landscape)

*shot with nikon d700, 16-35mm f/4 lens, edited in aperture 3, silver efex pro 2, diverging paths intersect*

Note

During the last couple of weeks I have been participating in the Writing 201 Poetry course under the expert guidance and watchful eye of Ben Huberman.

Each day Ben has set us a new challenge including a word prompt, a poetic form and a device.

Today’s challenge involves responding to the word “landscape” using the found poetry form and the device of enumeratio.

My response, a piece of flagrant and unashamed self promotion…

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