Today I’m participating in the WordPress weekly photo challenge and this week’s theme is “an unusual POV (point of view)”. You can click on the photos below for a larger view. If you like what you see, feel free to subscribe and receive nature photography updates a few times a week.

I think I tend to notice things around me that most people will walk by, and that’s what I like to photograph. Like this pine tree bark from up close, which looks a lot like a topographic map.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV - Patterns and colors on pine tree bark

WordPress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV – Patterns and colors on pine tree bark

Or this manzanita tree bark peeling off.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV - manzanita tree bark peeling off

WordPress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV – manzanita tree bark peeling off

Have you ever seen the spider webs that grass spiders make? When they get wet with the morning dew, they look very cool from up close.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV - grass spider webs

WordPress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV – grass spider webs

I like using the sky as a background and this gray but very bright sky was perfect to make this orange rose stand out and glow.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV -  Orange rose at Balboa Park in San Diego

WordPress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV – Orange rose at Balboa Park in San Diego

Living in San Diego, I get to see a lot of wildflowers in the spring, especially poppies. For this shot, I used the wooden fence as my main object, with the wildflowers bordering it.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV -  Spring wildflowers in San Diego

WordPress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV – Spring wildflowers in San Diego

When you live in San Diego, you get to enjoy quite a few things, like a very blue sky on lucky days, and a very blue Pacific ocean. In this last shot below, I used the grasses growing on the sand dunes at Coronado Beach as a foreground, with the Pacific ocean in the background.

Wordpress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV -  Pacific ocean in the background at Coronado beach

WordPress weekly photo challenge: an unusual POV – Pacific ocean in the background at Coronado beach

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About Milka Pejovic

I'm a freelance writer, artist and photographer. I write mostly for business, not enough for pleasure, and I take a lot of pictures of the world around me.

6 responses »

  1. I love all your photos and especially the fence and wildflowers in this category. It is a very inviting picture for a walk in the woods. 🙂

    • mpejovic says:

      Thank you! I took that photo at a local park, which is pretty grassy but doesn’t have many trees. It’s right by the San Diego river, so let’s a lot of wildlife to see.

  2. I see things as you do. That’s why I always carry my iPad (no iPhone yet) in case a come across something that needs to be photographed. 🙂

    janet

    • mpejovic says:

      I sometimes take my good camera with me, especially when I know I have opportunities for good pictures, but I really should take it more often. You just never know.

  3. Great photos for POV, especially the dew covered spider web, love it!

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