Monday, January 20, 2014

Thematic Photographic 278 - Greyish

Into the woods
London, ON
January 2014
I haven't been shooting as much lately as I'd like to be. Between the everyday stuff that fills the day and often cantankerous weather that forces the camera to stay put, my output is way down. Not that it's a volume game, mind you - I'd rather take a few memorable photos than a ton of lousy ones - but when I'm not even laying down anything on the memory card, something's got to give.

So when the post-Polar Vortex weather turned into an above-zero fogfest couple of weeks ago, I grabbed my camera and went for a walk. I didn't have to go far before that old familiar feeling crept back into my head. The one where themes almost seem to materialize on their own, and you feel as if you're simply along for the ride.

I realized how much I missed the process, and decided it made no sense for the weather to clear before scheduling another shoot. As the mercury heads back into polar territory, I think another walkabout - a quicker one this time - may be called for. No more lulls, because my camera needs a workout. So does my head.

Your turn: Please take a picture that evokes this week's theme, greyish, and post it to your blog or website. Leave a comment here letting everyone know where to find it. Drop by other participants to share the experience, and feel free to post more examples through the week. Use the #ThematicPhotographic tag if you're tweeting your links out. For more info on how Thematic works, click here. Thanks...and enjoy!

14 comments:

Bob Scotney said...

Where is the fog when you want it?
http://bit.ly/1moz4SV

fredamans said...

Lovely shot, even if slightly gloomy.

http://fredamans.blogspot.ca/2014/01/greyish.html

Michèle Dextras said...

My mood in this cold weather fits exactly this week's theme. Here is my contribution

Greyish

Gilly said...

Here I am, gone grey! http://gillymaccsphotos.blogspot.com

Gilly said...

Carmi, not sure if my comment was published, computer playing up. Its http://gillymaccsphotos.blogspot.com

Karen S. said...

Well, as your picture proves, we are having some shades of grey, pretty much all the time. Unless, one is from a sunny side of the world! Like our friend, Cloudia! Here's mine

http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2014/01/thematic-photographic-278-greyish.html

aspiritofsimplicity said...

oh we have been so grey here as well. Day after day of it...it is consistent if nothing else and it makes the weeks all sort of blend in to one another if we don't get out of doors and do something to mark the passage of time.

aspiritofsimplicity said...

oops...I forgot to add the link to my grey...
http://aspiritofsimplicity.blogspot.com/2014/01/22-january_7525.html

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

A Paler Shade Of Grey
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Michèle Dextras said...

So don't quite know what I did wrong but here it goes again,

Greyish

Jenny Woolf said...

I like that description of feeling you're along for the ride. I often get that feeling when I'm doing something creative, and I love it!

Max Sartin said...

Finally got around to posting mine
Now for the real fun - checking out all of yours...

rashbre said...

Well worth the walk. Nice photo.

Kelsea said...

Wow, incredible photo!! Here are a few of mine that could fit the description:
http://glimpseoflightbykelsea.blogspot.com/2014/01/greyish.html