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28/03/2016

Scavenge photo-hunt challenge while walking

Eldest and I challenged each other to a photo-hunt challenge today - we each selected five things (giving us a total of ten items) to find.  We didn't find all ten but we certainly had fun gettting the ones we did!

We decided to interpret the subject as we pleased - see what you think :)

NEW
Me - Sign post - we'd just walked from Newfield when I spotted this one - a quick snap as there was a car parked alongside with a couple of curious occupants.
Eldest - when we first arrived and pulled up and parked alongside the small stream, Eldest noticed a clutch of duck eggs tucked into the grass. He was rather pleased with himself.

RUST
Eldest - saw this rusty tractor languishing forgotten in a field. Poor thing :( I always feel sorry for abandoned farm machinery).
Me - rusty wire wrapped around a rusty pipe 

MOSS
Me - a mini Zen garden growing along a concrete wall

Eldest - a macro shot giving the impression of a woolly green carpet

TRIANGLE
Eldest - a part of our walk was around a working quarry with plenty of warning signs -  a plethora of triangles were on offer.
Me - on leaving the quarry zone, we spotted this final warning sign - my turn for a triangle :)

BOX 
Me -This turned out to be harder than we thought, I'd almost given up when I spotted this one.

EYE
Me - again, almost defeated by this item.  However, when we stopped in a small wooded area to shelter from the weather and eat some lunch - I noticed this tree  'watching' me!

WATER DROPLET
Me - Despite the sharp showers during the walk (where we both refused to bring our cameras out) we didn't actually find any droplets. That is until as we were driving home, I suddenly noticed the rain drops on the window - quickly I snapped before the droplet flew off.

SUCCULENTS
Eldest - he was absolutely delighted when he spotted these,  they were quietly growing in a stone wall, whereas, I was so tired by this point failed to see them:)

In between the showers and the photos, we managed to do a walk and nearly 16km later we got back to the car I was so glad to get my boots off - phew, don't think I could have walked much further today!



9 comments:

  1. It looks like you had a good long walk, and the scavenger hunt is such a fun idea. I love the close-up of the moss.
    Cathy x

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  2. What a great challenge you shared. Love it and maybe you could start something there. My trouble is that I don't know anyone else who actually likes snapping, except of course, my bloggy pals. Have a good week and take care.

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  3. what fun! a wonderful long walk and gorgeous photos and something special between the two of you x

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  4. I think the result should be declared a draw as there were excellent photographs and original interpretations of all your words by both of you. Well done. ❤ xx

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  5. What good fun - I shall have to organise this my son the next time I see him. I love the rusty photos!

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  6. Such a good idea for a photo competition. I will have to try this by myself as Beloved would not 'play'!!!!

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  7. What fun, and great pictures too.

    How did you come up with the list?

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  8. brilliant idea, hope you don't mind if we pinch it :-)

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