Monotone Mushrooms (Monochrome Monday)

What a combination – mushrooms and raindrops. Having to pick my moment to run up the driveway in between showers to photograph them maybe not so exciting but well worth the effort. Well, I think so, lol!

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As I was belly down on the ground endeavouring to get “the shot“, I heard foot-steps coming up the other-side of the driveway from my neighbours. By the time I sat up there was no one around, there was only the sound of a car door closing.

Guess they didn’t want to scare the wildlife!😂

 

 

 

The Under Belly (One Four Challenge – Week 2)

It’s Week 2 of the fabulous One Four Challenge hosted by Robyn Gosby of Captivate Me.

For this week, I simply cropped my photograph following the edits I did for last week. This was done to highlight the gills of the mushroom even more-so. These gills absolutely fascinate me – such a paradox being so delicate yet so hardy all at once.

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A quick recap on my edits from last week. The photograph had been cropped just a little to bring the gills closer as well as bumping up the contrast to also enhance them. Then all I did was tweak both the vibrancy and clarity.

Below is last week’s submission as well as the original for comparison.

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If you aren’t familiar with the One-Four-Challenge is where you choose one of your own photographs and for four weeks, you edit this photo differently each week. Sounds easy enough but doesn’t always work out that way, lol!

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