Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth – You can live somewhere a long time and still find hidden places near to home that you never knew existed. It is my constant challenge – the good lady likes to walk and I am happy to join her except I don’t like to cover the same ground too often. Consequently OS Landranger Map 87, Hexham & Haltwhistle is a well-thumbed reference.
On Sunday, Magical Mystery Tours Inc headed for the Military Road to discover the delights of Black Carts, Green Carts, Low Teppermoor and Sharpley – no, I had never heard of them before either. In truth, there was not much to discover ‘just’ a wild open landscape, a lot of sheep, snow and ice, all north of the Roman Wall. At Sharpley we were joined by an extremely friendly collie for a mile or so (yes, another) who, on reaching the main road obediently turned for home – remarkable.
Three images that contrive to demonstrate depth: the first relating to the depth of snow; the second to depth of vision – just what happens to that road as it abruptly disappears; the third to the depth of water – is that a lake a pond or a puddle.
Unconnected with this challenge – we also met a friendly sheep at Sharpley – he or she is here.
And by popular demand, here she is 🙂
And I love ’em all ! You’re really a crash-hot photog., Robin !
You are too kind #nowonmyChristmaslist 🙂
Great pictures but your friend is my favourite … lovely lady 😉
Mine too – she was in a small field adjacent to the farmhouse and came running over to see us. It may be a pet. I will have to include her on the post.
I really liked your photos and how you processed them!!!!
BTW: the sheep is really cool!!! She/him should have a place in your blog as well!!! 🙂 🙂
Many thanks – watch this space – the sheep will soon make a guest appearance 🙂
Love the effects on these images!
Many thanks Cate – all done with OnOne Perfect B&W and Perfect Effects.
I’ll have to give this a try.
That sheep is so cute. I understand the need to find new trails, or even just detours from the well-worn ones. Awesome photos of a wintry land. Love the processing on these, too.
Many thanks Julie – I have set a walks standard that I am having to maintain – this morning we went to where the North & South Tynes meet (on the north bank) – not very inspiring photographically but a significant location in Northumberland. The sheep will appear here soon, by popular demand 🙂
Many thanks, much appreciated
Enjoyed those choices. 🙂
Thanks Janet, glad you like them.
Robin, what a coincidence! I was only pondering yesterday about the art of capturing ones everyday world; seeing places we think we know through new eyes. You’ve certainly inspired here. Thanks!
Glad to be of service Jean 🙂 I don’t think that frozen pond was deep enough for you and maybe needed to be a degree or two warmer 🙂
Do you hear the loud chuckle echoes across at you?
I can and it has a lovely Irish lilt 🙂