Full of wonder.

In case you were wondering, this is the view when you lie face-up on the ground beneath the awning of one of the entryways at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture.

Okay. You probably weren’t wondering about that particular view. If you’re wondering anything at all, it may be whether I had ended up on the ground accidentally or on purpose, and perhaps how my presence there may have affected any passersby.

Never mind. Back to the view:

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I spy… something red.

I had so much fun during my last I Spy photo excursion that I did it again. This time, instead of fixating on circles, I had eyes only for the colour red.

I spent about an hour and a half downtown today, and almost no one looked at me strangely for snapping photos of fire hydrants and discarded take-out containers.

As before, giving myself a theme (and a time limit) to capture a series of photos allowed me to practice observation and composition but also encouraged me to avoid overthinking. Sometimes I just need to get out of my own way.

Bonus… this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is Collage. Perfect! Here it is: