”Be creative – there are lines everywhere. Footsteps in the sand, train tracks, the walls of a town on a narrow street, a row of arches on a building or of lights at night, a babbling brook or a winding river – it’s up to you to see and shoot them.” Tina’s challenge this week is Leading Lines.
Lines natural or man made – or both! In the header, a church in Stettin.
Lines on the ground I am walking – a hike to Svartisen glacier, Norway.
Lines from more than one direction, still leading your eye to the target.
A spectacular lamp fills the room at Kosta Boda Spa Hotel – its lines are also reflected in the windows.
The Concert Hall of Stettin – lines striving for the camera window high up on the wall.
An exhibition in Denmark – but lines are leading to the lady in red!
Vadstena, Sweden – a foggy morning – how close are the trees at the end of the bridge?
Drying fish in Norway – a classic leading lines shot.
Of course I had to finish with my cats again…The Balkans tour in December brought some different leading lines – but still, I hope they are leading your eyes the right way. Click them up full size to follow them all the way!
We invite you to join us this week and explore Tina’s wonderful theme. As usual, Tina, Amy, Patti and I value your creative responses and thoughts. Thanks for joining us!
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It will be Patti’s turn to host Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #81 on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Hope to see you then!
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The foggy morning is gorgeous … but the last one is my fav 😻
♥ Thank you, Julie! A cat lover?
Absolutely … 😻
All of these are so great! I love the way you captured the light filtering through to the forest trail. I also love the way fog adds such mystery so I’m entranced by that dock in Sweden. 🙂
Thank you for your kind words, Amy. So glad you appreciated them – mother nature knows how to enhance a moment!
Such lovely unique images. I enjoyed the specks of red in several of them The lines took me right there 🙂
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I really like that first photo of you walking!
😀 Thank you, Amy! I liked that walk – Norway is always great.
Lovely photos, some are true gems.
♥ Thank you!
I liked the curving layers of rock in your second image. The fish drying rack photo was a perfect example of leading lines.
Thank you! Glad you enjoyed them.
Love those lines on the ground!
Happy you enjoyed them!
Love all of these! My faves are the dock in Norway and you on your hike – the texture of the rock is super cool! …and of course the kitties – love all the kitties :-).
Thanks Pam – yes, Love to all Kitties!
Wow. Great lines. Well done!
Happy you liked them, John! I went for variation.
Great images. Love the moody one from Vadstena especially
Happy to share – and Vadstena was really moody that day. A moodiness that stays with you I believe. I still remember that day.
Hi, Ann-Christine. So many beautiful shots! Gorgeous. All of them really highlight the importance and value of leading lines. You really made great choices here and composed your shots so well! Of course, I love your closing shots of the cats! Great leading lines! I hope all’s well with you. Enjoy the new week.
Thank you, Patti – I could not leave out the cats…could I? Happy you enjoyed my choices – wish you a lovely week!
You, too, A-C.
Love the lines through the trees, and the dock oggy morning!
♥ So happy you liked them, Sue!
I did, got to get mine together
Wonderful image Ann-Christine, nature’s lines are my favourite, especially those in the rocks on your hike to the glacier xxx
Incredibly beautiful, AC!! These are excellent shots for leading lines!
Thank you so much, Amy! Happy you liked them – I tried to be varied.
You always deliver, a great gallery – my favourite is the Danish culture centre image.t. It feels good that I share some of your memories here.
It does for me as well, Viveka!
What a wonderfully creative selection of photos, Ann Christine. I do like that fish arcade. It almost looks likes a million crystals strung on the frame. I wonder how it smells? 🙂
I like the image of a million crystals! In fact there is no smell at all…unless you go really close and touch it. From the start of course there must have been a smell, but now they were all very dry.
These are wonderful shots. Perhaps the most striking, because of its geometric simplicity, is the shot in the hotel. And I love the detail of then cat in the last shot.
Glad you liked that lamp and its reflections – I went there every night just to stand in awe!
I love your hiking photo!
Thank you, Nora – lovely memories!
These are all great photos
Glad you enjoyed them, Alice!
Terrific leading lines, Ann-Christine. The concert hall, the path in the sunlit woods and the foggy dock are standouts. And, I loved seeing you in those beautiful surroundings! 🙂
I am glad these are ”terrific” – your comments always make me feel good! And, those were the big hiking days for us – Norway that photo. Nowadays I am not that good at too uneven ground – my left foot had to be operated on and never really recovered again. Climbing is impossible. A camera is such a valuable asset – even more when it comes to looking back in time when you get older.
I like them all, they are so different in look and feel from each other. I think the drying fish scene is trippy and wonder if the cats make their way over there. 🙂 The lady in red, wow, striking!
Arati, glad you liked the gallery – and there were no cats! But a dog!
Wonderful AC 🙂 So many great examples. Favourite is in the woods
Thank you, Brian – I thought you might like that one! Hope you feel a bit better now!
Spectacular Ann-Christine!! I loved them all but my favorite is definitely the light thru the trees combined with the path afoot. Just an amazing catch
Glad you liked them, Tina! Mostly everyday life, but some travel thrills. And yes, that day out in the forest we had some lovely rays shining in.