While entering what I think is an actual decent shot for the current Travel Photo Roulette I noticed the host had won the previous event with a photo similar to something I had tried myself. The difference is he succeeded and won a photography competition while my attempts are a pitiful failure.
The monk was taking pictures of the sunset and I was taking pictures of him. As the sun dipped and reflected off of the Mekong we both saw a wonderful photo opportunity but I wanted something more than nature’s daily final curtain.
A bad travel photo of an Aboringine in Nhulunbuy, Northern Territories, Australia.
A bad travel photo of Kecak Balinese dancing in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.
Bad travel photos of Camels in Aqaba, Jordan and in the Sinai, Egypt.
A good little traveller I had turned off my Turkish phone on boarding the plane to the UK. I realised my mistake immediately even though I had made it many months before when I chucked the password in the bin without memorising it.
As we demonstrated in the last MBTP, good photographs can sometimes be made by getting the angle just right.
A bad travel photo of Salta, Argentina.
A bad travel photo of an Elephant taken in Ko Samui, Thailand.
Continuing our series inspired by some of Wandering Earl’s photographic failures combined with self- depreciating humour, this picture of the Iraqi town of Amadiya is a fine edition to our own efforts to blur and misrepresent some of the astounding things we’ve seen around this planet of ours.