Just look around, patterns make up our scenery. It may be buildings, trees or seating. As photographers, we all look for repetitive lines whether linear, curved or squared. Or, as Ann Christine says, “striped and checked” in her challenge this week.

Before I was able to look in my archives, I read JohnRH’s post on the challenge. His was of trees. I thanked him for the idea! Here are trees from Calaveras Big Trees State Park and its giant Sequoia trees. And a leading line too.

I love textures, and wood has so much, including lines. The horseshoe is there for luck!

Windows give us a checkerboard of reflections. I found these at Mare Island, a former Naval Station.

How about a line of squares, a square monument to those lost in the Vietnam War, or the lines on the grate of an old train?

I’ll end this post with diagonal lines.

I don’t see squares, but I do see rectangles! Thanks Ann Christine for this fun challenge.

18 thoughts on “Lens Artists Challenge #132: Striped and Checked

  1. Thanks Tina! That last image is of stacks of shopping carts at IKEA. I was wondering if I should let the cat out of the bag or let people wonder. I loved your zebra post. They are so beautiful.

  2. I love these selections, Anne. The texture of the wood and horseshoe is excellent. What a great angel you took for these diagonal lines!

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