Our world is made up of wood, and that’s the exciting thing about having a open challenge is that it gives people room to think and be creative. Looking at it from a sense of nature, or entropy, would be one view point of the subject. While someone else could go with wood working and a project at work shot with sawdust or a finished project. Even to a handmade antique generations old that hold sentimental value. With wood this project was one to make it your own and show something of your style.

There was no show this week Toby and I have picked your best photos.

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And the team!
Toby – Photorectoby Scott – photoscott88 Roy – RoyMcKeeIII

Toby’s DUAL Winners:

I loved both of these wood trail/boardwalk shots.  @kapechick has a simple shot but the wood of the path mixed with the all the young trees around makes this a very woodsy shot.  And @adamstewart similar boardwalk shot offering us a glimpse of green hills in the distance is excellent, love the way the path leads us off to the green and blue.  Nice work!!

Path to the unknown . #prtv_wood #prtv

A photo posted by DMLomba (@kapechick) on

Greenwich National Park
#floatingboardwalk #prtv #prtv_wood #boardwalk #greenwich #pei #cbcpei #water #dunes

A photo posted by Adam Stewart (@adamdstewart) on

Toby’s Honorable Mention:

Burning wood #wood #prtv #prtv_wood #fire #flames #hot #onfire #bbqs

A photo posted by NC♥ (@nancycachia) on

Love the wider shot here that shows wood from untouched to almost unrecognizable. Nicely composed and captured!

Roy’s Winner:

Sun bleached bones of wood find new purpose #prtv_wood #prtv #hobbiton #photorectv

A photo posted by Maritza S (@ritza518) on

Technically “reclaimed” by nature this set piece by Maritza of Hobbiton is a great focus for wood.  As Toby said the place is made to be photogenic. For one it’s a great trip photo while focusing on an element of the scene rather than the grand scale of it all.  As for wood It’s a great draw for the eye with good composition and naturally framed by the plants.

Roy’s Honorable Mentions:

#Maori carving #tepuia #rotorua #newzealand #prtv #prtv_wood

A photo posted by Christye (@bluestreakphotos) on

Wood as art in this case is a great way to show texture and a good repeating pattern. I like that Christye chose to crop in losing a bit of the face to get closure and frame out the carving. It makes for a strong photo and an interesting portrait albeit wood.

Path to the unknown . #prtv_wood #prtv

A photo posted by DMLomba (@kapechick) on

Being from Michigan we have trails pretty much everywhere. When you get a nice winding wood path like this it sets a scene. With the brush coming up and a leading line to the horizon it makes for a great focus for the eye to follow the trail.


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 Evening in Bol on the island of Brač, off the coast of Split. One of our last nights in Croatia - looking forward to a return to this beautiful country. Panasonic #GH5 12-60 lens 3 second exposure.
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