Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

This weeks photo challenge had me trawling through my photos trying to find one that fit the ‘unusual point of view’ theme…

Challenge yourself to rethink your ideas about what subjects are appropriate, and then challenge yourself again to find an unusual perspective on your subject.

I came up with this one taken at The Village Green Festival, it’s a reflection of the view my Son was seeing through his sunglasses!

He played his first live gig in a festival setting... I was very proud of him!

He played his first live gig (guitar & singing) in a festival setting… I was very proud of him!


34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. agatapokutycka
    Sep 07, 2013 @ 20:05:43

    Love the picture!


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  4. newbloggycat
    Sep 08, 2013 @ 04:28:15

    That’s a cool pic!


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  6. Multifarious meanderings
    Sep 08, 2013 @ 10:56:48

    Absolutely FAAABULOUS picture for the theme. This photo rocks!


  7. mithriluna
    Sep 08, 2013 @ 15:14:33

    That’s terrific! Great image!


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  10. Rachael
    Sep 09, 2013 @ 19:16:38

    Nice job on the unusual PoV and everything just focused to perfection.


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  12. brucethomasw
    Sep 10, 2013 @ 05:04:15

    Well done and unique point of view indeed.


  13. Swati Singh
    Sep 10, 2013 @ 11:19:17

    This pic fits the ‘unusual pov’ theme
    Regards 🙂


  14. neverclipmywings
    Sep 10, 2013 @ 12:24:42



  15. Tina Schell
    Sep 10, 2013 @ 14:48:06

    Fun shot-great choice for the challenge. And congrats on your rocker son!!


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  17. thehappyhugger
    Sep 15, 2013 @ 16:32:43

    Great shot!


  18. Saba-Thambi
    Sep 19, 2013 @ 05:34:07

    great POV !


  19. lisatenzindolma
    Sep 21, 2013 @ 11:55:34

    What a fabulous image, Tracey!


  20. mybeautfulthings
    Nov 01, 2013 @ 17:21:14

    That’s brilliant and I love the books through your lens photo in the next post too, both unusual and very effective answers to the challenge. 🙂


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"Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.
What you have caught on film is captured forever...
it remembers little things,
long after you have forgotten everything." - Aaron Siskind

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