Tag: grunge

Weekly Photo Challenge: (Anti-)Tour Guide

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Tour Guide. If I liked something about where I live, which I don’t, it would be the sheer ugliness of the place. When […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: More Weathered

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered. As per request, here’s another weathered snap from my hometown. I guess now is the place where I provide you with details […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered. I’m fascinated with the American fascination with historical architecture. Where I live, everything is by default ancient, or at least old and […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky & Cheerful

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky.  

Grungy Textures

Here are some gritty city snaps from my latest business trip adventure. Spending about four hours on trains and buses to get somewhere and another four hours to get back […]

Autumn Rain

It’s been raining, raining and raining, on and on and on. You get the idea. In case you can’t imagine it, here’s visual documentation. I’d never go out but I […]

Striking Structures and Textures

I know. This looks like a totally random gallery I threw together when drunk. There’s however a hidden idea! All Most of these pictures have textures, patterns and structures in […]

Developing Your Eye I: Monochrome Architecture

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. The final task in this photo non-challenge is to paint architecture black and white. That’s a bit too obvious. So let’s twist […]

Street Life in a Gritty City

Everything around me seems to be ugly, so I make it into an advantage. You couldn’t shoot this in civilisation. Here’s pretty much a proof that things are falling apart […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: (More) Windows

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows.    

Urban Grunge: Ugly and Pretty

   Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders. —Carl Sandburg, “Chicago” […]

Developing Your Eye I: Water(ish)

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. The next subject to shoot in this challenge is water. Since I couldn’t be bothered, I shot a manhole whose dents retained some […]

Developing Your Eye I: Street Life (Death)

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Prompt two of this photo challenge discriminates against challenged people who can’t or won’t go out. I can but I won’t. I […]

Photo Gallery: Filtered and Faded

My love of filters is almost as great as my lack of photo skills. I’ve just discovered a new faded-effect filter in Snapseed, the app I use for editing my […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layered

In response to WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Layered.

Photo Gallery: Graffiti and Grunge

I have nothing nice to take pictures of. So I take pictures of not-nice. Which is nice.

Photo Gallery: Streets, Cars and People

I went out and found: pretty much nothing. Apart from a few streets, a surprising number of cars and some people. I shot them all.

Photo Gallery: Supermarket

No  subject is too low to deserve a photo. Every moment is a potential occasion for photography. That’s at least what I’m telling myself because I have no life and […]