I’ve taken photos from aeroplane windows, but I went for a smaller Scale for this week’s challenge. I’ve always liked miniatures, so tiny trees are bound to appeal to me, along with fairies and other little creatures – including a very small dinosaur among the succulents. The fairy door has a solar panel, so that I can look out the kitchen window at night and see the neighbouring fairies have their light on. The proto-bonsai is a Juniper, which I had to have since that’s my grand daughter’s name. I now need plants called Matilda and Banjo…
I didn’t notice the insect on the blueberry bush until after I took the photo – just lucky there! The tiny Wiry Bluebell is a native plant that just appeared in our garden one year and now thrives uninvited (but welcome)in at least half of my pots. The poppy leaves give scale, so you can tell how tiny the flower is.
Scale is the word of the week for the Photography Challenge, with an invitation to have some fun with the juxtaposition of tiny things in regular sized environments. I immediately thought of this photo , which I took in Portland, Oregon in August 2011 – a toy horse tied up on the sidewalk.
I wanted something new as well, so I took a pic of some of the little plastic figures that seem to come home with me from my volunteer job at the Salvos op shop/thrift store, alongside an owl my daughter gave me – all wildly out of scale.
And lastly, I couldn’t help using my fab orange plastic retro kitchen scale, adding one cherry tomato alongside the fat vine tomatoes.