Rule of Thirds Using Nature

Wikipedia defines rule of thirds as:

an image should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines, and that important compositional elements should be placed along these lines or their intersections.

So as part of the WordPress Daily Challenge of Rule of Thirds here are two photos, nature oriented, for the challenge:

snowy leaf focal daisy

Black & White: iPhoneography Challenge

Found this new challenge using the iPhone. And since I just got mine a month or so ago and am having a blast using the camera I thought I would try the weekly challenges. Here is my first shot (no pun intended) at the Black & White challenge. b and w wine caddy shoe

 

Keep in mind that I don’t have many photos on my iPhone yet so look for more to come!