Weekly Photo Challenge – Out of This World

This weeks Photo Challenge, Out of This World, has us “share a picture that takes us on a journey into the unknown.” Here are 16 photos with my interpretation of the challenge. First up are a couple of flora photos…

Otherworldly Flora
Otherworldly Flora
Furled Fern
Furled Fern

Next are a couple of kaleidoscope/mirrored photos. They always make nature look out of this world…

Kaleidoscope Stream
Kaleidoscope Stream
Mirrored Leaf Alien
Mirrored Leaf Alien

I’ve included a couple of processed photos made to look out of this world…

Happy Camp Fantasy
Happy Camp Fantasy
Otherworldly Tree
Otherworldly Tree

One of my favorite places in California is Point Lobos when it is overcast. The rocks look out of this world…

Point Lobos - Bird Rock in the Fog
Bird Rock in the Fog
Point Lobos - Rock Art 1
Point Lobos - Rock Art 1
Point Lobos - Rock Art 2
Point Lobos - Rock Art 2
Point Lobos - Rock Art 3
Point Lobos - Rock Art 3
Point Lobos - Rock Art 4
Point Lobos - Rock Art 4
Point Lobos - Rock Art 5
Point Lobos - Rock Art 5
Point Lobos - Rock Art 6
Point Lobos - Rock Art 6

The last 3 photos are from an area that has shown up in TV shows and movies…Vasquez rocks. The formations have appeared in episodes of NCIS, CSI and Star Trek, to name 3. As for movies, they filmed Blazing Saddles and The Flintstones there. I processed the photos to give even more of an Out of This World look.

For a list of TV shows, movies, and music videos filmed there, check out the Wikipedia page here.

Vasquez Rocks - Otherworld 1
Vasquez Rocks - Otherworld 1
Vasquez Rocks - Otherworld 2
Vasquez Rocks - Otherworld 2
Vasquez Rocks - Otherworld 3
Vasquez Rocks - Otherworld 3
To see more photos of Out of This World, click here.
Loggin' Off Debbie

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

9 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Out of This World”

    • If you ever make it back to California, Point Lobos is just south of Carmel and well worth a few days scouring the reserve. Nature is truly an artist there, as you noticed with the rocks I showed.

      • I’ve been there once but don’t remember what I saw — seals or a lighthouse? or maybe I drove past. For some reason I see the sign in my head but I’m not pulling up anything else from the memory banks

Leave a Reply

More Articles

WPC - Silence 2
Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge – Silence 2

This weeks Photo Challenge, Weathered, has us “show us the effect of time and the elements.” Three of the photos were taken while hiking at Solstice Canyon in November of 2015. The 4th photo was seen while hiking in Cheseboro Canyon.

Read More »
07 - Amaryllis Final Photo
Tutorial

How to: Using Painterly Textures

Earlier this year my hiking friend and I were out walking around Moorpark College taking photos of flowers…or whatever caught our eyes. I loved the pretty pink Amaryllis we came across. I took photos from several different angles and thought I’d try using this photo with my new textures.

Read More »
Weekend Freebie 01-26-18
Weekend Freebie

Weekend Freebie – Jan 26, 2018: Abstract Spray Inks

Today’s freebie was created using Spray Inks on Mixed Media paper. Actually, the texture is a scanned baby wipe that I used to clean up the overspray. The bonus freebie was created by setting my ink colored stencil, ink side down, on a wet baby wipe. I scanned

Read More »
%d bloggers like this: