Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations on a Theme

Quiver Tree Variety

Quiver Tree Variety | Namibia | 2017

Variations on a Theme” is the challenge from Ben Huberman of “The Daily Post”. I wish I had more variations in my life this past week, but it was a totally crazy work week with no room for anything else but the job that pays the bills. I didn’t even have a chance to touch my blog in the past 6 days. Once I got home, it was just collapse on the couch. No desire to go out and be creative. But I guess I’m not the only one feeling overwhelmed at times.

So here we are, approaching the weekend, and the Weekly Photo Challenge is my chance to finally get a post out. While browsing through my photo book from last summer’s Namibia vacation the other night, this panoramic view from the Quiver Tree Forest near Ketmanshoop caught my eye, the wide variety of silhouettes of these ancient desert trees against the still gold sky after sunset would make a good entry for this week’s challenge.

Taken with the Olympus PEN-F with the mZuiko 12-40mm F/2.8 Pro Zoom, 1/100 sec @ f/3,5, ISO 200 and 19mm focal length.

I wish everyone a peaceful and relaxing weekend!

Marcus

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Namibia Explored – Quiver Tree Forest

Namibia Starry Night (and how I photographed it)

Sunset at the end of the road

Weekly Photo Challenge: Transformation

21 comments

  1. Beautifully done. It looked liked such a lovely sunset 🙂 Sometimes work can be hectic, and we have to do what we have to do to make ends meet. Hope work slows down and you get more time to yourself 🙂

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  2. Beautiful shot. I love sunrise and sunset shots…especially when there’s yellow/orange light on the horizon which is about to die out completely!

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  3. I love a good silhouette …and a good sunset. You’ve captured some stunning colors and those tree are amazing. Great take on the theme Marcus! I hope your weekend is much less chaotic than your week! 🙂

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