Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

The Weekly Photo Challenge is:

What do you see around you that’s unusual?

Share a picture that means UNUSUAL to you!

Do you find that you start off with one idea and as you go along it develops into something totally different?   I dismissed the idea of walking around the streets and parks looking for something UNUSUAL – silly thought!

The dictionary definition of UNUSUAL is:

unusual [ʌnˈjuːʒʊəl]

adj

out of the ordinary; uncommon; extraordinary an unusual design

unusually  adv
unusualness  n
My next resort was to scour through my ever increasing library of photographs for the UNUSUAL.

I  found a Willow that had been given a bizarre look by what could only have been an amateur hairdresser – UNUSUAL enough?

 Then I found a photo of ice crystals on a car roof, but I seem to recall that I have used this photo before, so it is not really so UNUSUAL.

My chain of thought took me to shapes and I started to look around the house for UNUSUAL shapes.

Stay with me…. this search took me into the kitchen where I found a brilliant idea for UNUSUAL.

Using the ” extraordinary an unusual design” definition of UNUSUAL  I fitted my camera with a +2 close up lens filter and took the following photos and wonder if you can guess what they are?

Has that made your skin feel like goose-flesh?

They look really UNUSUAL don’t they?

Guessed what they are?

Well……

It is simply the good old common or garden…..

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…POTATO with eyes!

They are my Charlotte seed potatoes, which have been chitting and are now ready to plant out for delicious Summer salads.

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17 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

  1. I love the Willow! Potato shots are kinda furry and scary. 😉

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  2. Gret photos. The poor Willow! And those ice crystals look beautiful. I did guess what the potato sprout was before scrolling down – I’ve seen too many of them from potatoes left too long in the pantry, lol!

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  3. Brilliant fotos – woild never have guessed 🙂

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  4. Well done! Your close up of those potatoes gave me goose-bumps!

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  5. i love potato salad! have never seen potato eyes quite so close up and personal before, though. what great clicks. thanks for sharing.

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  6. great photos…I’ve seen trees like that a lot. Around here it is caused by the cattle that are grazed around them

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  7. gingerbreadcafe March 18, 2012 — 9:47 pm

    I thought it might be a caterpillar!

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  8. I had no idea! it looks like a lunar landscape.

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  9. I love all your pictures for this challenge, but the willow tree made me laugh!

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  10. very clever, I would have kept people guessing..lol 😉

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    1. I did think about doing that 😉

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  11. those were kind of creepy till you disclosed the real source….btw loved the tree shot….that must be huge!!

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  12. Loved the bottom picture! As Colline said above they do look like alien creatures

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  13. Enjoyed your photos of the common potatoe – made them look like alien creatures 🙂

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