Country Archi-Texture

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture


As someone who spends a lot of time on the farm with my horse my eye is often caught by the textures of the country.

(My title’s a bit off-the-wall but playing with words is my thing.)

Herewith a few interpretations for your viewing pleasure …

Textured Sky

Wave-Form Sky


Barn Board

Ancient Barn Board


Hay there

Hay There


Wet Coat

The Equine Wet-Look






Duality of the Grasses


Mane Event




Muzzle Soft


I love the many textures of the countryside. I expect that’s why I spend so much time there.

Thanks for spending some of your valuable time here with me …

Dorothy 🙂


©Dorothy Chiotti … Aimwell CreativeWorks 2014

Shout Outs

The Quiet Image

DS Photography

The Land Slide Photography 

Let the Images Speak

This, that and the other thing



Naughty Jerome and the Bank Barn

Winter Scene


I love old bank barns.

There’s nothing that evokes the feeling of country to me more than a big, old barn.

Creeping development in the rural areas around here means most of these lovely buildings are being demolished. Beautiful, rolling farmland is being homogenized into ugly subdivisions.

Sad …

Still, as it happens, the farm where I moved my horse last week has just such a century bank barn. Since there is a moratorium on development in that area for the next 25 years, this barn is safe for a while.


I’m almost giddy with excitement at the photographic opportunities to be had here as the seasons unfold.

This week before the bitter cold blew through I captured this moment.

Naughty Jerome just happened to be standing about and curious about my activity. His blue blanket offers a hint of colour to an otherwise stark winter scene.

Needless to say there will be more images of this lovely old farm building in future posts.

Thanks for visiting …

Dorothy 🙂


©Dorothy Chiotti, Aimwell CreativeWorks 2014