Double Vision # 1 – Mystery

Purely for the fun and the prospect of a little photographic adventure, one of my favourite blogger friends – west517 – and I have decided to start a new joint Friday feature which we are calling ‘Double Vision’.  With the simple format of a photographic dialogue across the Atlantic ocean – she being in the US, I in France – we will take turns to suggest a theme, post a photo and voilà – compare results.  Given that we seem to share a number of similar interests it will be fun to see how our different backgrounds and cultures affect our interpretations.   We have borrowed a theme from Photography 101 to start our photographic ball rolling – the theme is ‘MYSTERY’.

 PHOTO © JANE MORLEY

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  1. west517 says:

    ❤ ❤ this is PERFECT!!!! Gorgeous! I love the sword and what I'm guessing is an old book– so classically beautiful… I'm sooo thinking Count of Monte Christo 😀 …beautiful~

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    1. Hi there! What different ideas we had – great fun! This is a real old battered book I found in a brocante a few weeks ago, the lady was closing so said I could have this and a few others in an old crate! Just perfect for photos 🙂

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  2. Interesting idea and results!

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    1. Thankyou! Certainly 2 different approaches which is the fun part!

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  3. Phil Taylor says:

    That is a fantastic, striking photo. I love it.

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    1. Thankyou kindly Phil!

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  4. You can’t beat a bare bodkin…………

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    1. Alas poor Yorick – I think you’d have a devil of a job trying to sew with it though 😕

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  5. Whew, Jane, what a stunning photo. It begs the story behind it to be told. It feels like one is literally leaping off the page in search of a bard. The shaft of sunlight, the shaft and tang of sword, the tale beneath it. It is one of my favorite photos of yours yet. Beautiful.
    I look forward to the collaboration and what two talented people will unveil. Cheers!

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    1. Many thanks Shelley! It is a bit Shakespearean isn’t it!! Do hope you found the link to west517 ‘s blog and her interpretation, both totally different which is the fun of it!

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  6. Anne says:

    This is fantastic. I’m imagining a family saga, old and filled with secrets, strife, love, loyalty and betrayal. A host of characters, definitely a matriarch, a heir… Needs more thinking, but how awesome is this picture? So inspiring. Love your idea too.

    P.S. Sent you an email. Sorry for the delay in replying.

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    1. Hi Anne! So glad you like the photo and our idea, had some fun imagining this one – you’re quite right of course about the story, I shall attempt to write it some day! I’ll check my e-mails!

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