Not quite thistles but sticky and sharp nevertheless.
A rusty nail in a 2 x 4, on top of a fence board. In the background we see a fuzzy birch tree in fall colors of yellow and green, against a deep blue sky.
Picture taken from my back yard.
Fall is upon us yet again. But it brings majestic beauty with maple leaves taking on bright colors of red, orange, green and yellow.
This picture was taken in Redmond, WA, a few years back.
A small cottage, probably a former goat barn, with a vividly blue painted door, accompanied with blue chairs, blue flower pots and some old fishing equipment adorning the wall.
The image is taken at some friends’ house in Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.
Students graduating from a high school in Stockholm, Sweden.
The white hats are worn during the week, and at later student celebrations. With age the white often turns yellow but are generally never washed, showing their age and bringing together generations.
In the foreground and background parents and families are gathered to congratulate the students.
The Central Station in Stockholm, Sweden.
A busy place in the middle of the daily commute.
A beach on the Oregon coast with a few people strolling. The sun is in the image creating strong glare. It is a warm October afternoon, well past the high tourist season of the year.
A small beach community seen from above on the Oregon coast.
The picture is taken with a wide angle lens and shows the rugged, but still inhabited, beaches of Oregon.
Morning haze hanging over the beaches of the Oregon coast.
This picture was taken with a telephoto lens from a peninsula jutting out and giving me the rare opportunity to look in towards land.
A sunny October day along the Oregon coast.
The locals are taking the opportunity to enjoy a warm and sunny fall day.