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'Mirror Abstract' by Elizabeth McIndoe of Worcester U3A

'Mirror Abstract' by Elizabeth McIndoe of Worcester U3A

'Mirror Abstract' - Earlier on during lockdown, I experimented with photographing mirrors, which can be tricky. This image uses a long vintage mirror, some dried leaves and berries and a touch of computer magic!

 
'Soil Colours' by Mike Watson of Stubbington U3A

'Soil Colours' by Mike Watson of Stubbington U3A

'Water' by Tony Pelham of Warrington U3A

'Water' by Tony Pelham of Warrington U3A

Strolling along the docks in Liverpool, I noticed the swirly shapes in the muddy water by the lock. The reflected colours from the blue sky added to the texture.

 
'French Beans' by Debbie Edwards of Chorleywood U3A

'French Beans' by Debbie Edwards of Chorleywood U3A

Commemorating my first ever crop of French beans, just enough for one!

 
'Deserted Tennis Court' by Christine Barrett of Christchurch U3A

'Deserted Tennis Court' by Christine Barrett of Christchurch U3A

'Campus' by Brian Snelsdon of Hockley & Hawkwell U3A

'Campus' by Brian Snelsdon of Hockley & Hawkwell U3A

Southend Campus, Essex University taken on a shopping trip to Southend.

 
'Shadows' by Cynthia Morton of Sidcup U3A

'Shadows' by Cynthia Morton of Sidcup U3A

Walking past the open doorway of the Orangery at Wrest Park the shadows caught my eye for the abstract designs created onto the wall with the sun shining through the glass roof.

 
'Rain On Table' by Sheila Simon of Spelthorne U3A

'Rain On Table' by Sheila Simon of Spelthorne U3A

This was taking after some rain on the outside metal table. I liked the pattern it made and thought it would make an interesting shot.

 
'Spaghetti' by Jonathan Ruddle of Hartley Wintney& District U3A

'Spaghetti' by Jonathan Ruddle of Hartley Wintney& District U3A

The photo may look like red pipe cleaners but it is actually six pieces of normal spaghetti propped up in the sunlight against two pieces of white paper. A bit of a colour change was then required.

'Car' by Janet Rutter of Devizes & District U3A

'Car' by Janet Rutter of Devizes & District U3A

Our car having been sat on the drive all this time, offers an additional photographic opportunity!

 
'Kitchen Mayhem' by Jill Cornwell of Hartley Wintney & District U3A

'Kitchen Mayhem' by Jill Cornwell of Hartley Wintney & District U3A

KItchen Mayhem! Playing around with a set of kitchen containers and a little editing in Photoshop!

 
'Metal Dish' by Mike Sharp of Melbourne & District U3A

'Metal Dish' by Mike Sharp of Melbourne & District U3A

 I am still self-isolating, which gave me the opprtunity to wander through the house in search of a suitable 'Abstract' subject. The photograph is a close up shot of a shallow metal ornamental dish reflecting natural daylight from a nearby window.

'Mask Mosaic' by Annette Vowden of Devizes & District U3A

'Mask Mosaic' by Annette Vowden of Devizes & District U3A

A pile of fabric offcuts ready to make into masks. I experimented with different camera settings and found 'fragmented'. They turned into a colourful mosaic.

 
'Acrylic Paints' by Susan Bodsworth of Porthcawl U3A

'Acrylic Paints' by Susan Bodsworth of Porthcawl U3A

This is one of my own abstract works of art. It's acrylic flow paints, you never know quite what the results will be, but its quite exciting when you have finished to see how it's turned out.

'Bending Light' by Chris Winner of Flintshire U3A

'Bending Light' by Chris Winner of Flintshire U3A

Light painting: a 3 second exposure of a moving, flashing LED light strip, 'bent' through a glass sphere. The glass sphere was on a black reflective surface.